Tag Archives: Prof. Ugur Sahin

BioNTech Inaugurates mRNA Vaccine Manufacturing Site in Rwanda, Aims to Boost Vaccine Equity in Africa

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech has achieved a significant milestone in expanding mRNA vaccine manufacturing in Africa with the inauguration of its Kigali site, which includes the first manufacturing unit known as BioNTainer. This move is part of BioNTech’s broader efforts to … Read the full press release

BioNTech Enters Multi-Year Strategic Partnership with Victoria, Australia, to Boost Local mRNA Ecosystem

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech, a leading biotechnology company, has formalized a multi-year strategic partnership with the State of Victoria in Australia, building upon a prior Letter of Intent established in October 2022. The collaboration aims to strengthen the local mRNA ecosystem … Read the full press release

Pfizer and BioNTech Report Promising Results for mRNA-Based Combination Vaccine Against Influenza and COVID-19

(IN BRIEF) Pfizer and BioNTech have announced positive topline results from a Phase 1/2 study of their mRNA-based combination vaccine program for influenza and COVID-19. The lead formulations showed robust immune responses to influenza A, influenza B, and SARS-CoV-2 strains. … Read the full press release

BioNTech and CEPI Join Forces to Develop mRNA-Based Vaccine for mpox Prevention

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) have entered into a strategic partnership to develop an mRNA-based vaccine, BNT166, for the prevention of mpox (formerly monkeypox), an infectious disease that can have severe and life-threatening complications. … Read the full press release

EMA Recommends Pfizer and BioNTech’s Omicron XBB.1.5-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccine for Approval

(IN BRIEF) Pfizer and BioNTech have received a recommendation for marketing authorization from the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for their Omicron XBB.1.5-adapted monovalent COVID-19 vaccine. The recommendation includes the administration of a single … Read the full press release

BioNTech Q2 2023 update: Advances Oncology Pipeline and Prepares for Omicron-Adapted COVID-19 Vaccine Launch

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech reported its second-quarter 2023 financial results and corporate update, highlighting significant pipeline advancements in oncology with the initiation of BNT316/ONC-392 Phase 3 pivotal trial and positive data updates across multiple technology platforms. The company also prepares for … Read the full press release

OncoC4 licenses next-generation anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody candidate to BioNTech

(IN BRIEF) BioNTech and OncoC4 have entered into an exclusive license and collaboration agreement to develop and commercialize OncoC4’s anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody candidate, ONC-392. The candidate aims to delete immunosuppressive T cells in the tumor microenvironment but spare T cells … Read the full press release