Acticor Biotech SAS and Mediolanum farmaceutici S.p.A., today announced that they have entered into a research collaboration agreement for Acticor’s project ACT-017, a humanized antibody Fragment (Fab). Under the terms of the agreement, Mediolanum will co-finance research and development of ACT-017, currently in preclinical development as a potential next generation antithrombotic treatment for acute ischemic stroke.