Texas-based plasmid DNA CDMO VGXI, Inc. was recognized as the winner of the 2020 ViE Award for Best Contract Manufacturing Organization at the World Vaccine Congress Washington.
The Woodlands, TX – VGXI, Inc., a contract development and manufacturing organization specialized in production of pre-clinical through cGMP grade DNA-based biopharmaceuticals, announced it has been recognized as the winner for Best Contract Manufacturing Organization on September 30, 2020 at the Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards. The ViE Awards are part of the annual World Vaccine Congress in Washington D.C., which was held virtually in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The awards are designed to highlight the efforts, positive contributions, and accomplishments of companies and individuals across the vaccine industry.
Finalists for the 12 highly competitive categories are determined though a rigorous process of industry nominations and shortlist voting over several months. The ViE Scientific Advisory Board oversees final judging and selection of winners.
“VGXI is honored to accept the award for Best CMO, and we want to reach out to all of our clients, partners, and collaborators in appreciation of their support,” stated VGXI COO Dorothy Peterson. “The award is a testament to the dedication of the entire VGXI team to delivering exceptional quality products and services, with the goal of ensuring both patient safety and clinical success for these next generation vaccines and therapies.”
Best CMO recognition comes as VGXI is in the process of establishing a new, expanded manufacturing facility to meet accelerating worldwide demand from the DNA vaccine, immunotherapy, and gene therapy industries. The new facility is targeted to be operational in early 2022 and will dramatically increase VGXI’s manufacturing capacity and flexibility for production of DNA and RNA products.
ABOUT VGXI, INC.
VGXI, Inc. is a leading provider of manufacturing and development services for DNA vaccines and gene therapies. The company has a reputation of success in manufacturing DNA products under cGMP conditions for clinical trials in the US, EU, Asia, Canada, and Australia, and its cGMP and non-GMP products have passed rigorous reviews by several international regulatory agencies. VGXI’s ability to work with unique requirements and create custom manufacturing solutions is based on its patented manufacturing process, flexible cGMP production facility, and experienced development team. VGXI, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary CDMO of GeneOne Life Science, Inc.
ABOUT GENEONE LIFE SCIENCE
GeneOne Life Science Inc. (“GeneOne” KOSPI: 011000) is an international DNA vaccine and product developer, and leading contract manufacturer of DNA plasmid-based agents for pre-clinical and clinical trials for global companies and institutions. It researches and develops DNA vaccines and products to prevent and treat incurable diseases in South Korea and internationally. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea. VGXI, Inc., GeneOne’s wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiary located in Texas, is the largest pure-play cGMP DNA plasmid manufacturing facility in the world. For more information, visit http://www.genels.com.
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