GSK to support manufacture of Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine

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Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, GSK and the UK Government Vaccines Taskforce announced that they have reached an agreement in principle to support manufacturing of up to 60 million doses of Novavax’ COVID-19 vaccine candidate (NVX-CoV2373) for use in the UK. GSK will provide ‘fill and finish’ manufacturing capacity at its Barnard Castle facility in the North East of England beginning as early as May 2021, with a rapid technology transfer between the two companies beginning immediately. GSK and Novavax will negotiate a final agreement to include additional terms and conditions.

Novavax trials highlight Maryland’s COVID-fighting complex

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Novavax trials highlight Maryland’s COVID-fighting complex When Novavax Inc. received $1.6 billion last year from the federal government to speed up testing and production of a coronavirus vaccine, some observers [….]

AGT’s Same-Day RT-PCR COVID-19 Testing Program is Helping People Safely Return to the Workplace

Same-Day RT-PCR COVID-19 Testing
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AGT’s new COVID-19 testing capability provides less expensive, more convenient, and highly accurate same-day COVID-19 to its own staff and the general public. RT-PCR testing is the “Gold Standard” of COVID-19 tests; AGT’s testing program was designed to help its employees and other local organizations’ staff return to and remain safe in the workplace.

Humanigen and Emergent BioSolutions Announce Contract Development and Manufacturing Agreement for Phase 3 COVID-19 Therapeutic Candidate Lenzilumab™

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Humanigen and Emergent BioSolutions Announce Contract Development and Manufacturing Agreement for Phase 3 COVID-19 Therapeutic Candidate Lenzilumab™ GAITHERSBURG, MD. and BURLINGAME, CA. – Jan. 25, 2021 — Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) (Emergent) and Humanigen, [….]

Novavax and Government of Canada Finalize Advance Purchase Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine

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Novavax and Government of Canada Finalize Advance Purchase Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine Canadian government commits to purchase 52 million doses with option for additional 24 million of Novavax candidate vaccine, [….]

UM School of Medicine and School of Pharmacy Researchers Identify Promising New Compounds to Potentially Treat Novel Coronaviruses | University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) and School of Pharmacy (UMSOP) have discovered new drug compounds to potentially treat the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The [….]

Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum Showcases Robust Growth Across 4th Largest Biopharma Cluster

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The Sixth Annual BioHealth Capital Region Forum brought together industry leaders from across the region who discussed the accomplishments and strengths of the region as its member companies continue to innovate new therapies and medicines in one of the strongest bio-hub regions in the United States.