Navigation Links
US Government Awards Contract to Bavarian Nordic for the Development of Freeze-Dried IMVAMUNE(R) Smallpox Vaccine
Date:11/17/2009

KVISTGARD, Denmark, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bavarian Nordic A/S (OMX: BAVA) announced today that BARDA (Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority) has awarded a new contract to Bavarian Nordic for the development of a freeze-dried version of its IMVAMUNE(R) smallpox vaccine with a total prospective value of USD 40 million.

The contract provides funds to validate the new freeze-dried manufacturing process and the associated pre-clinical and clinical studies to support the advanced development of a freeze-dried version of IMVAMUNE(R). The base year funding represents 33% of the total contract value, followed by four additional years of optional funding, which are triggered by the completion of pre-determined technical milestones. These freeze-dried development activities will be performed in parallel to the licensure activities of the current liquid-frozen IMVAMUNE(R) formulation under the RFP-3 contract.

The contract does not affect the company's expectations for the 2009 full year results.

With this contract, the US Government has to-date awarded contracts to Bavarian Nordic for the development and procurement of IMVAMUNE(R) worth more than USD 680 million. Under the ongoing RFP 3 contract, Bavarian Nordic will deliver 20 million doses of IMVAMUNE(R) in the current liquid-frozen formulation. Once the contract option for an additional 60 million doses is expectedly exercised, these vaccines will be delivered in the liquid-frozen formulation as well. Thus, the new contract will have no influence on the ongoing contracts, but represents an additional business opportunity and will expectedly constitute the gateway towards securing additional contracts for this new freeze-dried version with the US Government and outside the US as well.

A freeze-dried formulation of IMVAMUNE(R) offers various new advantages in terms of a potential increased shelf-life compared to
'/>"/>

SOURCE Bavarian Nordic A/S
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. GeneNews CSO Dr. CC Liew awarded state honour by the Government of Malaysia
2. The Government of Quebec and the New Canadian Government Invest in the Creation of an International Biobank
3. China Sky One Medical Receives $1.5 Million Government Grant to Further Develop Six New Cancer Products
4. Isis Announces $4.2 Million in Government Contracts Awarded to Its Ibis Subsidiary for Biodefense Applications Development
5. U.S. Government Awards $15 Million Grant to GeoVax Labs HIV/AIDS Vaccine Program
6. Sales of Etimicin Sulfate to Expand Nationwide as Government Restriction is Lifted
7. Government Expands Trial With IMVAMUNE(R) Smallpox Vaccine in Persons With Atopic Dermatitis/Eczema
8. Implicit Awarded US $16.3 Million U.S. Government Contract to Develop Immunomodulatory Drug for Biodefense Threats
9. Biomoda Hires Manzano Strategies LLC to Spearhead Government Affairs Efforts
10. Sirnaomics Received Multiple Government Fundings For Its Multi-Targeted siRNA Therapeutics Programs
11. Aida Receives Chinese Government Innovation Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014  Decision Resources Group ... dental biomaterial market will grow moderately through 2023 as ... and growing awareness of dental biomaterials all spur procedure ... such as China and ... bring dental procedures within reach for a larger proportion ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 ... significant changes since 2013, which is why IBISWorld updated ... this industry continues to benefit from an intensified focus ... the proposal for new emission standards for power plants ... industry operators. According to IBISWorld Industry Analyst Sarah Kahn, ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Ipsen ... IPN; ADR: IPSEY), today announced that ... to as Somatuline®) was approved by the U.S. ... of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) in adult patients ... or metastatic disease to improve progression-free survival (PFS). ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... (PRWEB) December 17, 2014 Gene ... that it has entered into a technology access ... (ADM) to apply DNA2.0’s proprietary protein engineering technology, ... process. , “We are extremely excited that the ... platform. This proprietary bioengineering technology has now ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 2Activated Carbon Manufacturing in the US Industry Market Research Report Has Been Updated from IBISWorld 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 2Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 3Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 4Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 5Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 6Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 7Ipsen Announces the FDA Approval of Somatuline® Depot® (lanreotide) Injection for the Treatment of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors 8ADM and DNA2.0 Enter Into Protein Engineering Technology Access and Service Agreement 2
... a novel method for etching extremely narrow lines on a ... to opaque, and vice versa, just by exposing it to ... but the researchers found a novel way of harnessing that ... transparency. This mask can then be used to create a ...
... of EpilepsyBRANFORD, Conn., April 10 Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ... psychiatric disorders, today announced the close of a $20 ... heels of the Company,s recent announcement of positive Phase ... adults with partial onset seizures. The Series B financing ...
... State University researchers have developed a new strategy to ... challenge in physics. , What they,ve discovered could eventually ... new high-tech materials. , In 2008, the Defense Advanced ... tackle an ambitious problem: trap atoms inside a light ...
Cached Biology Technology:MIT: New method could lead to narrower chip patterns 2Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing 2Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing 3Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing 4Marinus Pharmaceuticals Raises $20 Million in Series B Financing 5Physicists discover important step for making light crystals 2Physicists discover important step for making light crystals 3
(Date:12/10/2014)... RALEIGH, N.C. , Dec. 9, 2014  Valencell, ... announced it is seeing a staggering demand from its ... demand, the Company revealed, is not solely coming from ... industries as well. "A wearable is only ... a result, accuracy is the ultimate driver in long-term ...
(Date:12/10/2014)... , Dec. 08, 2014 Research and Markets ... addition of the "Biometrics Market in Japan ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The ... such as rural banking and upgradation of the ... witnessed in the market. Besides the aforementioned projects, ...
(Date:12/5/2014)... -- Tute Genomics, a leader in cloud-based solutions for genome ... led by UK-based Eurovestech. Peak Ventures and a number ... "We are at a pivotal time in ... seeks new approaches for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention ... and CEO of Tute Genomics. "One of the main ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Wearable Technology Products Demand Highly Accurate Biometric Technology 2Biometrics Market in Japan 2014-2018: Key Vendors are DDS, Fujitsu, Hitachi and NEC 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 2Tute Genomics Raises $2.3 Million to Scale Up Cloud-Based Genome Analytics and Accelerate Personalized Medicine 3
... for Microbiology (ASM) Promega Biotechnology Research Award will ... Emeritus of Medicine and Genome Sciences, University of ... by Promega Corporation, this award honors outstanding contributions ... research and development. Olson realized the ...
... This release is available in French . ... with the flu. A ground-breaking study published in the March 2010 ... 59 per cent of study subjects had too little Vitamin D ... serious deficiencies (less than 20 ng/ml) of this important vitamin. Since ...
... University scientists and practitioners is riding herd on one ... cattle industry: Bovine Respiratory Disease. BRD is the ... States, accounting for approximately 75 percent of feedlot morbidity ... deaths. BRD causes between $800 million to $900 million ...
Cached Biology News:American Society for Microbiology honors Maynard V. Olson 2Low levels of vitamin D linked to muscle fat, decreased strength in young people 2Bovine respiratory disease 2
... LAS-3000 imaging system combines new CCD ... interface, providing significantly improved system sensitivity ... The system is especially dedicated to ... system for Western blotting applications.,Fuiji's LAS-3000 ...
This kit is designed to select cells labeled with biotinylated antibodies. Kit includes reagents for labeling 3 x 10 9 cells and EasySep magnet....
... Life Science LAS-3000mini is a compact ... chemiluminescence applications, and the perfect standard ... 's LAS-3000 provides significantly improved system ... Glowell calibration standards validate that Fujis ...
... FLIM system combines the space and time dimensions ... of the optical microscope to open new horizons ... light source for excitation, the decay of a ... of the decay measured. Subtle changes in ...
Biology Products: