Exhibit 10.23





This Third Amendment to GPEx® Development and Manufacturing Agreement (this “Amendment”), is made as of this 11th day of April 2022 (“Amendment Effective Date”), by and between DiaMedica Therapeutics, Inc., a Manitoba corporation, with a place of business at 2 Carlson Parkway, Suite 260 Minneapolis, MN 55447 (“Client”), and Catalent Pharma Solutions, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, with a place of business at 14 Schoolhouse Road, Somerset, NJ 08873, USA (“Catalent”).




A.            Client and Catalent have entered into that certain GPEx® Development and Manufacturing Agreement effective February 2, 2012, as amended April 10, 2017 and October 22, 2018 (the “Agreement”), pursuant to which Catalent provides Client with certain Services;


B.            Client and Catalent desire to amend the Agreement to extend the exclusivity period for DM199 and to record their mutual understanding of certain revised terms and conditions.


THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, terms and conditions set forth below, the parties agree as follows:


1.             Definitions. Capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined in this Amendment shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Agreement For clarity, the term “Agreement as used in the Agreement and herein shall mean the Agreement as amended hereby.


2.             Specific Amendments. In connection with and/or as a result of the revised terms and conditions agreed by the parties, the Agreement is hereby amended as follows:


A.            Section 7.7 of the Agreement is hereby amended by deleting it in its entirety and replacing it with the following:


“7.7.        Exclusivity. For a period from January 1, 2019 until May 1, 2026, Catalent will not actively promote the development or manufacture of a cell line using the GPEx® Technology which cell line expresses a protein coded from a DNA sequence exactly matching the DNA sequence of DM199.”


3.             No Other Variation. Except as expressly provided in this Amendment, all the terms, conditions and provisions of the Agreement (including the rights, duties, liabilities and obligations of the parties thereunder) remain in full force and effect and shall apply to the construction of this Amendment.


4.             Entire Agreement. This Amendment and the Agreement, including their respective attachments, constitute the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and thereof, and may not be varied except in writing signed by a duly authorized representative of each party.


5.             Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original but all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.




IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have caused their respective duly authorized representatives to execute this Amendment effective as of the Amendment Effective Date.





By: /s/ Scott Schultz   By: /s/ Scott Kellen


Name: Scott Schultz   Name: Scott Kellen


By: General Manager   Its: CFO