Moderna and Samsung Biologics announced agreement for manufacturing COVID-19 Vaccine

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Inchon, South Korea 23 May 2021 /pressreleases.live.

Today, Samsung and Moderna announced a manfacturing services and supply agreement in which Samsung will  provide  large scale, commercial fill-finish manufacturing for mRNA-1273, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.

John Rim, CEO of Samsung Biologics stated:

 

This vaccine is paramount to people around the world in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, and we truly appreciate our client Moderna for entrusting and choosing to partner with Samsung Biologics for the fill and finish of this important vaccine, Due to the high level of urgency in supplying the vaccine to the global population, we have set immediate action plans and schedule to make mRNA-1273 available for commercial distribution in the early second half of 2021.”

 

“We are pleased to partner with Samsung Biologics for this fill and finish manufacturing, which will help us continue to scale up our manufacturing capacity outside of the U.S.,” said Juan Andres, Moderna’s Chief Technical Operations and Quality Officer. “We and our manufacturing partners remain committed to defeating the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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