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Emergex Vaccines Holding (Emergex) — a biotechnology company — has been awarded with a grant of £979,318 from Innovate UK to progress its universal flu vaccine programme through preclinical development. more

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Wacker Chemie has acquired a Dutch site for manufacturing biopharmaceuticals, live microbial products and vaccines, from SynCo Bio Luxembourg, doubling Wacker Biotech’s overall capacity and strengthening the company’s pharma-protein business more

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In this online exclusive, Thomas Cueni, director general of the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA), looks at the importance of vaccines in the fight against antimicrobial resistance (AMR). more

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We speak with the CEO of Controlant, Gisli Herjolfsson, about the company and its cold chain solutions that are revolutionising delivery of vaccines to developing countries and more. more

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UK-based synthetic biology company, Prokarium, has completed an investment round, raising $10 million for the clinical development of vaccines against chlamydia, C.difficile and enteric fever, plus an expansion for the immune-oncology R&D team more

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released figures highlighting a startling 400% increase in cases of measles reported in 2017 compared with the previous year’s figures. more

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Through identifying the way skin reacts to pathogens in older patients, a team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have found that blocking inflammation may help improve vaccine efficacy. more

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Batavia Biosciences is partnering with an international consortium, coordinated by international non-profit organisation, PATH, to develop and manufacture safer novel oral poliovirus vaccines (nOPV). more

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Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have developed a small device that administers vaccines through the inside of the cheek without pain or the need for a professional. more

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Bayer and Biontech, a immunotherapy company headquartered in Mainz have entered into an agreement to develop novel, first-in-class mRNA vaccines and therapeutics specifically for animal health applications. more

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The University of Manchester has been given £177,713 to fund the development of a Zika virus vaccine as part of an initiative to counter the disease more

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Sanofi is to partially fund the Human Vaccines Project, a non-profit partnership aiming to solve the primary problems impeding vaccine/immunotherapy development more

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The European AIDS Vaccine Initiative 2020 (EAVI2020) has launched with a £16 million initiative to accelerate the search a HIV vaccine more

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ELC’s Dr Parvinder Punia and Dr Siddharth Chachad discuss global and regional vaccine programmes more

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A minimally invasive vaccine that combines cancer cells and immune-enhancing factors promises to “launch a destructive attack” on tumors more

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Lab M has launched NutriTone, a brand of peptones that includes a range of growth-tested peptones designed to be used in mammalian cell culture for vaccine production and biotechnology. more

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BioNTech RNA Pharmaceuticals and EUFETS will work with Siemens to produce a fully automated and digitalised production site, providing capacity for BioNTech’s personalised cancer vaccines to serve worldwide markets. more

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Danish biotech company MinervaX has initiated a Phase I clinical trial with its Group B Streptococcal (GBS) vaccine candidate, GBS-NN, targeting pregnant women for the prevention of life-threatening infections in newborns. more

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Johnson & Johnson has accelerated its Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, with Chief Scientific Officer Paul Stoffels stating "every day counts". more

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The vaccine regimen, which was discovered in a collaborative research program with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), combines a Janssen preventative vaccine with a vaccine from Bavarian Nordic, a biotechnology company based in Denmark. more

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