Oral vaccine consortium ‘uniquely placed’ to target a wide range of pathogens

EncOVac, a consortium led by Poolbeg Pharma, has been awarded €2.3m ($2.37m) in non-dilutive grant funding to progress its Oral Vaccine Platform under the Irish Government’s Disruptive Technologies Innovation Fund (‘DTIF’).

Poolbeg Pharma is an infectious disease firm spun out from Irish vaccine research company Open Orphan.

The grant funding will now see Poolbeg collaborate with researchers from University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin, as well as Dublin company Anabio Technologies to develop the next generation of oral vaccine technologies.

Poolbeg Pharma plc (LON:POLB) is a clinical stage infectious disease pharmaceutical company, with a novel capital light clinical model which enables us to develop multiple products faster and more cost effectively than the traditional biotech model. 

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