AstraZeneca heeft afspraken gemaakt met de Inclusieve Vaccin Alliantie (IVA), bestaande uit Nederland, Italië, Frankrijk en Duitsland, over de levering van een toekomstig coronavaccin. AstraZeneca stelt de vaccins beschikbaar zonder winstoogmerk.
On Friday the 12th of June, a couple of international teams that joined the MIT COVID-19 Challenge at the beginning of April had the opportunity to pitch their solutions against COVID-19 to a group of Dutch stakeholders from the Life Sciences & Health community to explore possibilities to implement their solution in the Netherlands.
Sirius Medical, a MedTech startup, announced that it has received CE mark approval for Sirius Pintuition. With its debut product, Sirius provides an affordable and easy-to-use alternative to traditional surgical localisation systems that rely on anchor wires or radioactive seeds. Sirius aims to revolutionise the way tumors are localised during surgery.
Johnson & Johnson announced that through its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (Janssen) it has accelerated the initiation of the Phase 1/2a first-in-human clinical trial of its investigational SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, Ad26.COV2-S, recombinant. Initially scheduled to begin in September, the trial is now expected to commence in the second half of July.
Het jaar 2019 was een goed jaar voor het praktijkgerichte onderzoek en Regieorgaan SIA. Ze verkenden de toekomst van het praktijkgerichte onderzoek, reikten de eerste Deltapremies uit en ondertekenden met NWO het Kennis en Innovatieconvenant 2020-2023.
Kite, a Gilead Company (Nasdaq: GILD), announced it has received approval to implement a variation to the Yescarta® (axicabtagene ciloleucel) Marketing Authorization from the European Medicine Agency (EMA) for end-to-end manufacturing. With this approval, Kite’s European manufacturing facility, designed and dedicated to the manufacture of individualised cell therapies, is now fully operational.
Since the foundation of Top Sector LSH, it has supported numerous projects with research into coronaviruses. At the end of March, Health~Holland set up a call for COVID-19 related research proposals. In May we announced that in only one month four projects were awarded by the Health~Holland board. This week we announce the good news that six more projects have been granted PPP Allowance to start their research.