Giving Back

At VGXI, we strive to make a positive impact and inspire change within the industry, for the environment, and right here at home. As the industry ever evolves, as do the people that make up the fabric of society. We believe it is our collective duty and mission to foster growth, sustainability, and well-being as part of that fabric. Through our commitment to industry innovation, environmental stewardship, responsible practices, and community engagement, we aim to create a ripple effect that extends beyond our organization.

Industry Initiatives

Industry Initiatives

We strive to set new industry standards by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. By continuously advancing our technologies, processes, and products, we aim to lead the way in facilitating the development and commercialization of next-generation therapeutics that will improve the quality of life for individuals worldwide. Our dedication to research and development allows us to contribute to greater scientific knowledge and drive breakthroughs that address pressing global challenges.

Recognizing the daunting cost of advanced therapies for patients, VGXI has extended its services for compassionate use manufacturing to fund life-saving gene therapy treatments. Our commitment to improving patients’ lives is also exemplified by our partnership with the Rare Trait Hope Fund. Leveraging our optimized DNA production process, VGXI supplies vital plasmid DNA raw material for the Aspartylglucosaminuria (AGU) gene replacement therapy, developed by researchers from the University of North Carolina and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and funded by Rare Trait. Furthermore, VGXI has contributed a portion of the manufacturing costs in recognition of the significant personal donations and fundraising from patients’ families worldwide that made it possible to bring the investigational gene therapy to this stage of initial clinical testing. [press release]

Workforce Development

Workforce training and development is critical to the sustainability of the industry, especially in the rapidly growing bioprocessing sector. Through strategic collaborations with academic institutions like Texas A&M, VGXI actively contributes industry insights and expertise that help to shape biomanufacturing-focused curriculum content. By infusing real-world industry perspectives into academic programs, we help bridge the gap and mold the skillsets of a new generation of scientists who will be equipped to drive innovation, tackle industry demands, and make meaningful contributions to the field.

Environmental Responsibility

Environmental Responsibility

Environmental responsibility is at the core of our operations. We recognize the importance of minimizing our ecological footprint, which was top of mind when building our new headquarters. Our team is also dedicated to implementing sustainable practices throughout our supply chain. By reducing waste, conserving resources and exploring eco-friendly alternatives, we aim to contribute to a healthier planet for current and future generations.

Community Outreach/Support

Texas is the home of VGXI’s headquarters, and we know that our operations reverberate locally, influencing the communities where we operate and reside. Through outreach programs and awareness campaigns, we actively engage and support our neighbors to build a stronger, more connected community. With these endeavors, VGXI exemplifies its dedication to not only advancing healthcare but also enriching the lives of individuals right in our own backyard. Some noteworthy examples of our local initiatives include:

Community Outreach

  • Annual school supply donation
  • Relief support for natural disasters
  • Military care packages
  • Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Rare Disease Day
  • Recognizing veterans
  • Holiday toy drive
  • Build-a-Bike initiatives