News and releases


TBVAC Horizon – A boost for research towards a better understanding of local lung immunity to tuberculosis infection

VFI is pleased to pursue its collaboration with TBVAC in the pursuit of a safe and effective vaccine against tuberculosis. VFI will provide adjuvants and formulation expertise to accelerate the development of TBVAC's promising vaccine candidates, and to advance towards a world without tuberculosis. The VFI team is proud to be part of this crucial effort and look forward to the positive impact our work will have on public health.

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VIDO and VFI collaborate to strengthen pandemic preparedness

The Vaccine Formulation Institute (VFI) and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have signed a collaborative research agreement to help drive joint vaccine development.

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ISIDORe – “Integrated Services for Infectious Disease Outbreak Research” – officially launched

ISIDORe - “Integrated Services for Infectious Disease Outbreak Research”, has been officially launched on 24 February 2022. This 21M EU-funded large-scale project assembles an unprecedented One Health-driven, integrated portfolio of cutting-edge research services and resources, dedicated to the study of epidemic-prone diseases including SARS-CoV-2 variants. VFI offers a range of TransNational Access Services on adjuvants and formulation expertise in order to fight epidemic diseases.

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CEPI awards VIDO and VFI for COVID-19 variants vaccine development

VFI is pleased to announce its continued partnership with VIDO, thanks to a 5M USD award from CEPI (Coalition of Epidemics Preparedness Innovations), to develop new vaccines that are broadly protective against COVID-19 variants and suitable for use in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. This work builds on the development of COVAC-2, VIDO’s subunit vaccine formulated with Sepivac SWE™, an adjuvant co-developed by Seppic and VFI.

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