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Research Council Workshop on Novel Tools and Technologies for Vaccinology, 5th Feb 2015

Vaccine research forms a key part of BBSRC, EPSRC and MRC’s portfolios to:

  • develop tools and technologies for vaccine development
  • identify new antigens for specific diseases
  • develop new biomanufacturing processes and to
  • take new vaccines through all stages of clinical development for both human and animal diseases

The Research Councils are working together to highlight opportunities for the research community to develop new and improved vaccines, and are holding a workshop to bring together academic researchers, industry and key stakeholders in vaccine research and development, and vaccine bioprocessing. 

The workshop event will be held on 5th February 2015, and is free to attend.   

The event aims to stimulate competitive grant applications to all Councils, around the development of novel tools and technologies to meet the needs for new vaccines.

If you are interested in attending, please click here to download the application form and send to MRC Scientific Events and Committees, ScientificEvents@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk by 5pm Friday, 9 January 2015.

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