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Vitae Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Notes to the Financial Statements (Continued)
For the Years Ended December 31, 2013 and 2012
10. Collaborative Research Agreements (Continued)
the BACE Agreement, the Company was obligated to provide 12 full-time-equivalent employees ("FTEs") per month for a period of 36 months to provide research services. Under
the terms of the BACE Agreement, the Company received an upfront, license fee of $15,000,000. This payment was initially recorded to deferred revenue. In addition, under the BACE Agreement, BI was
required to make payments for each quarter during the 36-month funded research period of $1,020,000 for a total of $12,240,000. The license fee and the research collaboration fee were being
recognized as revenue over the 36-month funded research period commencing June 2009 and continuing through June 2012, which was determined to be the Company's period of substantial involvement under
the BACE Agreement. In April 2012, the initial research term was extended for an additional year through June 2013 and BI paid the Company an additional $2,960,000 for the research contributions over
the 12-month extension period ($740,000 per quarter). During the extension period the Company was obligated to provide eight FTE's per month. The additional payment of $2,960,000 was recognized
ratably over the extension period through June 2013. The revenue recognition period for the nonrefundable license fee was also extended on a prospective basis through June 2013.
December 2012, the Company amended the BACE Agreement to expand the core indication definition to include diabetes and metabolic disease. Under the terms of the amendment, Vitae
received an upfront fee of $4,000,000. In accordance with the amendment, the Company is obligated to provide 12 months of research services commencing July 2013 with such services to be
completed no later than June 30, 2014. In accordance with ASU 2009-13, the Company has determined that the amendment is considered a new arrangement and not a material modification to the
original agreement. The Company has evaluated whether there is stand-alone value for the delivered items and determined that the delivered items did not have stand-alone value due to the fact that the
program was in early preclinical development and required the Company's experience to advance development of the product. As such, the Company determined that the agreement should be accounted for as
a single unit of accounting. Revenue relating to the upfront payment is being recognized over the period in which future research contributions are delivered through June 30, 2014.
the years ended December 31, 2013 and 2012, the Company earned $18,000,000 and $9,000,000, respectively, for the achievement of substantive development milestones. The Company
$29,000,000 in development milestones since the inception of the BACE Agreement and is eligible to receive up to $327,000,000 in additional milestone payments based on the achievement of pre-specified
events, including up to $57,000,000 in development milestones, up to $120,000,000 in regulatory milestones and up to $150,000,000 in commercialization milestones. The preceding milestones are payable
upon the first occurrence of any product to meet the contractual requirements. The Company is also eligible to receive 50% of the aforementioned milestone payments for any subsequent products and for
any additional indications of a product to achieve those milestones.