Australian government funds $1M for development of Covax-19® vaccine (MTPConnect)

The pioneering team at Vaxine who developed the world’s first swine flu vaccine in 2009, has been awarded funding of $1 million dollars from the Biomedical Translation Bridge (BTB) program, an initiative of the Medical Research Future Fund operated by MTPConnect, to help advance Vaxine’s state-of-the-art COVID-19 vaccine candidate called Covax-19®. Sharen Pringle, Vaxine’s Business […]

The first Australian-developed candidate to reach human trials, Vaxine began a Phase I trial in early July in Adelaide

17 Developers Are Testing Coronavirus Vaccines on Humans. Here’s What You Need to Know About Them   Country: Australia Trial stage: Phase I The first Australian-developed candidate to reach human trials, Vaxine began a Phase I trial in early July in Adelaide. The trial will test 40 healthy candidates and results are expected in six to […]

Sypharma partners with Vaxine Pty Ltd. to manufacture COVID-19 vaccine product

“This is the 16th vaccine to enter trials globally but is the first COVID-19 vaccine developed in the Southern hemisphere to enter human trials, and the first COVID-19 vaccine designed with the help of AI,” said Professor Nikolai Petrovsky. Sypharma has a long-standing relationship with Vaxine with over a decade of manufacturing Advax delta inulin adjuvant, […]

Flinders University scientists led by Tasmanian Professor Nik Petrovsky on track to have a vaccine by the end of the year

The first COVID-19 vaccine to be developed in the southern hemisphere has progressed to human trials. But the company behind it is funded by the United States’ National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, so will it stay in Australia? Duration: 17min 40sec Broadcast: Fri 3 Jul 2020, 8:30am link to the podcast https://www.abc.net.au/radio/hobart/programs/mornings/tas-scientist-says-aus-on-track-for-covid19-vaccine-by-2021/12419466

Vaxine Pty Ltd announces COVID-19 vaccine collaboration with Kazakh National Agrarian University

Vaxine executes COVID-19 vaccine memorandum of understanding with theInternational Centre for Vaccinology at the Kazakh National Agrarian University. “Pandemic viruses do not respect national borders and consequently, it is vitally important that scientists from all countries openly work together in a collaborative fashion to counter such global threats”, said Professor Nikolai Petrovsky MBBS, FRACP, Ph.D., […]