Regional Collaborations Emerge to Address the Biomanufacturing Workforce Crisis

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We have been covering the biomanufacturing workforce at length this year because it remains one of the most important topics for companies in today’s near full-employment job market.

COVID-19 Vaccine Drug Substance Manufactured by Emergent BioSolutions Authorized as Part of Johnson & Johnson’s Emergency Use Authorization

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Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced that two batches of COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Emergent BioSolutions at its Baltimore Bayview facility were determined to be suitable for use by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and have been authorized as part of Johnson & Johnson’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus with Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS @ Washington, DC A Site Built for Research & Development Advancement

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Set on the historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus will be a one-of-kind innovation hub. The nearly 12-acre campus will house leading entrepreneurs, [….]

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 [….]

Emergent Rallies to Meet COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Challenge

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Emergent BioSolutions’ contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) business is playing a crucial role in supporting the battle against COVID-19. The company has contracted with multiple vaccine makers, including AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, to manufacture the preventative medications.

5 Questions with Rachel Rath, MBA, MPH, Director, BARDA Alliance for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, JLABS @ Washington, DC

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Rachel is the Director of the BARDA Alliance for Johnson & Johnson Innovation, based at JLABS @ Washington, DC. In this role, she is responsible for managing the BLUE KNIGHT™ collaboration between Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS (JLABS) and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA). BLUE KNIGHT™ focuses on addressing public-health threats and emerging infectious diseases by supporting companies with emerging science and technology solutions that aim to improve health security and responses.

Five Companies Edging Closer to SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Emergency Use Authorization

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Global COVID-19 cases have been spiking in Europe and the U.S. as the predicted second wave is hitting communities hard, applying new pressure on hospital capacity and forcing local and state governments to once again tighten restrictions.