Companies combine expertise to produce cytomegalovirus vaccine
Redbiotec uses its proprietary rePAX® co-expression technology for the efficient generation of multi-component virus-like particles (VLPs) and other protein assemblies. This technology is effectively applied to both in-house and external co-development programs, supporting the company’s mission to discover and develop novel, effective vaccines against the highly prevalent influenza and herpes viruses.
Commenting on the collaboration, Jakob Liderfelt, Section Manager Cell Culture, LS Bio Process GE Healthcare Life Sciences, said, “GE Healthcare Life Sciences seeks to collaborate with world-wide biotechnology leaders such as Redbiotec to help drive disease research forward. We are looking forward to continuing our work with the company to help advance their CMV program using our next-generation WAVE Bioreactor system. This system was specifically developed to enable the fast and scalable production of biopharmaceuticals such as Redbiotec’s virus-like particles."
This latest news follows recent partnership announcements with Roche, GSK and Merck, positioning Redbiotec as an important innovator in the development of novel vaccines to alleviate unmet medical needs and improve the lives of patients. To learn more, visit www.redbiotec.ch.
Redbiotec is a privately held Swiss biopharmaceutical company founded in 2006 and based in Zurich-Schlieren. The company uses its proprietary rePAX® co-expression technology for the efficient generation of multi-component virus-like particles (VLPs) and other protein assemblies. The company entered the field of VLP vaccines in 2008 and currently has a vaccine pipeline covering the areas of CMV, HPV and influenza. With a successful track record and customer portfolio that includes GSK, Roche, and Merck, Redbiotec is becoming a global leader in this field of novel vaccines. This ongoing commitment has been recognized by many awards including the renowned
1 Engineering in Life Sciences, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/elsc.201300093/full