Merck to clean up vaccines | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 27 | p. 15 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 4, 2016

Merck to clean up vaccines

Department: Business
Keywords: vaccines, developing, purification, yield
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Merck and IVI want to improve vaccine manufacturing.Vaccine process development at Merck.
Credit: Merck KGaA
A photo of vaccine process development at Merck.
 
Merck and IVI want to improve vaccine manufacturing.Vaccine process development at Merck.
Credit: Merck KGaA

Merck KGaA and the International Vaccine Institute are joining to develop improved vaccine manufacturing processes using funding and expertise provided by the German firm. The partners seek to advance vaccine manufacture by raising process yields and improving purification steps, particularly for vaccines destined for developing countries. Their initial focus will be a vaccine for typhoid.

 
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