Laval, QC – Drug discovery project facilitator NEOMED has announced the launch of the Biologics and Vaccine Centre of Excellence in Laval under a proposed partnership with GSK. The organization says the centre will be the only one of its kind in Canada and GSK has committed $47 million toward its establishment.
“We are extremely happy to announce the creation of NEOMED’s biologics and vaccines division, a centre of excellence that will build on the scientific heritage of GSK and the successful business model of the NEOMED Institute research hub in Technoparc Montréal’s Saint-Laurent Campus,” said Max Fehlmann, NEOMED’s president and CEO.
The new NEOMED biologics and vaccines division is structured around three distinct, but fully integrated, pillars:
“We are very pleased to partner with NEOMED to create a unique Biologics and Vaccine Centre of Excellence,” said Paul Lirette, President, GSK Canada Pharmaceuticals. “It enables GSK to look externally and develop collaborative partnerships to optimize R&D, and represents the dawn of a new and promising era for pharmaceutical research in the Montreal region.”
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