Novavax taps Baxter for commercial production as COVID-19 vaccine nears finish line

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Novavax tapped Baxter BioPharma Solutions to support commercial-scale vaccine manufacturing at its facility in Halle, Germany. Once manufacturing work kicks off, Baxter will be on deck to crank out supplies for the European and U.K. markets, the companies said.

2020’s Top 10 Most Read News Stories from the BioHealth Capital Region

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2020 found the United States embroiled in a chaotic political environment, reckoning with social unrest and racial injustice, and voting in one of the most consequential presidential elections in the country’s history.

Novavax Searching for New “SuperNova” Talent, Hosts Virtual Recruiting Event

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In an incredibly short time, Gaithersburg, Maryland’s Novavax has advanced its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate into Phase III trials and received FDA fast track designation, putting its vaccine very close to potential FDA approval. There has been a herculean effort underway by Novavax and other companies to deliver desperately needed pandemic protection to people across the globe.

Meet Your 2020 BioBuzz Award Winners

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Today, we are excited to announce the winners of our inaugural BioBuzz Awards. The BioBuzz Awards are a celebration of the exciting and groundbreaking work being done by the BioHealth Capital Region (BHCR) life science community and the individuals that make innovation happen across Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Novavax is Building a Global Tech Transfer Team to Rapidly Deliver 2 Billion COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Around the World

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Gaithersburg, Maryland’s Novavax has skyrocketed to national and global prominence during the coronavirus pandemic. In an incredibly short time, the company has advanced its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate into Phase III trials and received FDA fast track designation, putting its vaccine very close to potential FDA approval.

Announcing Finalists for 1st Annual BioBuzz Awards

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This year, more than ever before, we’ve seen just how important it is for us all to stay connected and work together to build a stronger biotech ecosystem. In the face of great adversity, the biotech community has risen to the challenge and formed new collaborations and partnerships to innovate and rapidly develop new medicines and tools to help us beat this pandemic.

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.

Billions Pour into BioHealth Capital Region to Battle COVID-19

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Over the past nine months, more than $7 billion in federal funding has poured into the BioHealth Capital Region aimed at the battle against COVID-19 and has shown a spotlight on the broad impact biopharma life science companies and academic institutions are making in the fight against the pandemic.