Vaccine Success!

Amazing news for everyone with the confirmation that AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency supply in the UK by the MHRA, the UK medicines regulator, with the first doses being released today (Dec. 30th 2020) so that vaccinations may begin early in the New Year.As a key supplier of the AZD1222 vaccine to AstraZeneca for clinical trials, everyone at Symbiosis is tremendously proud to… Read More

Investing in our future workforce

We were delighted to see Symbiosis apprentices showcased in The Sunday Times yesterday.The Scottish Government has identified apprenticeships as crucial and the article detailed why apprenticeships are so important for economic success.It also highlighted how Symbiosis apprentices had recently witnessed history in the making as they watched Symbiosis technicians create clinical trial material for Oxford University and AstraZeneca’s breakthrough Covid-19 vaccine, AZD1222.Read… Read More

A vaccine for the whole world

Fantastic news for everyone as a vaccine that Symbiosis has supported is hailed as a “vaccine for the whole world”. #Oxford #AstraZeneca #COVID19 #vaccine has 70.4% average efficacy and 90% if a lower dose used – plus it can be stored at normal fridge temperature (2-8 °C).Symbiosis is proud of its support for the AstraZeneca clinical trials of the AZD1222 vaccine. Part of a world-class team that is leading – and hopefully winning – the global fight against COVID-19. You can read about our involvement here: https://www.symbiosis-pharma.com/news/symbiosis-astrazeneca-sign-supply-agreement-sterile-manufacture-covid-19-vaccine-clinical-trials/Details from… Read More

SUCCESSFUL MHRA REGULATORY INSPECTION FOR SYMBIOSIS

RAPIDLY-GROWING contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services (Symbiosis), has successfully completed a scheduled inspection by the UK Government regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).Headquartered in Stirling, UK, and specialising in the sterile manufacture of vaccines, pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals for clinical and commercial use, Symbiosis recorded no critical or major observations from the reinspection by the MHRA.In order to… Read More

Symbiosis confirms commitment to growth strategy with key appointment

Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services (Symbiosis), a fast-growing contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) specialising in sterile manufacture of vaccines, pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals, and headquartered in Stirling, UK, has appointed Mr. John McCormick as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and executive member of its Board of Directors.Previously operations development director at Symbiosis, Mr. McCormick has 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in various… Read More

Symbiosis secures £1 million of growth finance from Allied Irish Bank (GB)

Stirling-based Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services has secured £1million of finance from Allied Irish Bank (GB) to support its 2020 growth strategy.Symbiosis provides niche, sterile manufacturing services to global biotechnology and pharmaceutical company clients that are developing novel drug therapies and vaccines for use in clinical trials or the commercial market.Symbiosis’s facility at Stirling Innovation Park was purpose built in 2011 to manufacture deliberately… Read More

Symbiosis and AstraZeneca Sign Supply Agreement for Sterile Manufacture of COVID-19 Vaccine for Clinical Trials

Stirling, UK: Symbiosis Pharmaceutical Services, a specialist provider of pharmaceutical and vaccine development services, has announced it has signed a supply agreement with AstraZeneca for sterile manufacture of the COVID-19 recombinant adenovirus vaccine known as AZD1222 for AstraZeneca sponsored clinical trials.Under the agreement, Symbiosis will provide AstraZeneca fast-track access to sterile vaccine drug product manufacturing capacity for clinical trial supply.The agreement follows… Read More

COVID-19 vaccine & therapy research boosted by six new projects in rapid response

Six new studies into the novel coronavirus have been funded by the UK government, including testing a vaccine, developing therapies and improving understanding of how to treat COVID-19.This first round of projects receive £10.5 million as part of the £20 million rapid research response funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), and by the Department of Health and Social Care through the… Read More

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