Thanks to all of those who joined us for the first Total Biopharma meet-up!

Just over forty life science industry professionals kicked off the first ever meet-up at The Last Bar in Farringdon, London. There was wine, there were old acquaintances reconnected and new ones made. We had a great time and we hope that you did to! The next Total Biopharma Meet-up runs on Tuesday 2nd September from 6pm . To find out where make …

Build your UK Biopharma Network

Vaccine Nation invites all UK-based life science professionals to our monthly industry meet-ups! Running on the first Tuesday of every month, we are hosting these informal industry networking evenings at an assortment of secret London locations.  They are for all local life science professionals looking to build their networks and meet with like-minded people over a drink. Build your biopharma …

Announcing the 2014 ViE Awards Winners

VaccineNation and the World Vaccine Congress is proud to announce the winners of the 7th Annual ViE Awards. Congratulations to all those who were Highly Recommended and to those who won. Best Clinical Site & Trial Network Finalists Winner: Benchmark Research New Orleans, Benchmark Research Highly Recommended: Accelovance Rockville, Accelovance Best Contract Research Organisation Finalists Winner: ICON Clinical Research Highly …

Interview: Combination therapies for cancer treatment

Recently, Dr Marc Mansour, Chief Operating Officer and Director at Immunovaccine Inc sat down with Vaccine Nation to talk about cancer vaccines and particularly the need for combination therapies: What’s the need for combination therapies and how much of an improvement can we see compared to individual vaccines? I think that for a number of reasons there’s growing recognition now in the …

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Where is vaccines research heading?

Where is vaccines research heading? Will the focus in future be on preventing childhood diseases or are will likely to see the development of vaccines against diseases affecting other age groups? Will therapeutic vaccines against Alzheimer’s disease or cancers be a major area for innovation?  These are just some of the questions posed by VaccinesToday during the World Vaccine Congress Europe 2013. …

Are Veterinary Vaccines Having a Renaissance?

During our research for World Vaccine Congress Europe 2014, there have been a few interesting comments which weren’t expected. It seems to be the opinion of some industry representatives that vaccines for animal health have not been the most fashionable investment in recent years, but companies are starting to look at this more seriously again for future development. One reason …

Bill Gates on vaccination and healthcare

Bill Gates, the man who made a revolution in the technological hemisphere and co-founder of Microsoft, believes that technology may have improved people's way of life socially or economically, but it is still not able to solve problems that affect humans the most – widespread diseases and illnesses, especially in countries that are poor. He believes that "when we want …

Calling All Innovative Vaccine Biotechs

The 14th World Vaccine Congress Washington in March 2014 is opening up 50 Biotech Showcase slots to innovative biotech's wishing to present their cutting edge candidate research to a wide and diverse audience from vaccine foundations, pharma's, VCs, private equity and public health. With 25 slots up for grabs on the 24th March and a further 25 slots available on …