Pfizer announces agreement with Gilead to manufacture remdesivir for treatment of COVID-19

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced a multi-year agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to manufacture and supply Gilead’s investigational antiviral remdesivir, as one of multiple external manufacturing organizations supporting efforts to scale up supply of the investigational treatment for COVID-19. Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will provide contract manufacturing services at Pfizer’s McPherson, Kansas […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech to supply Japan with 120 million doses of their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine candidate

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced an agreement with the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) in Japan to supply 120 million doses of BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV2, subject to clinical success and regulatory approval, beginning in 2021. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed, but […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech choose lead mRNA vaccine candidate against COVID-19 and commence pivotal Phase 2/3 global study

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced the start of a global (except for China) Phase 2/3 safety and efficacy clinical study to evaluate a single nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) candidate from their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine program against SARS-CoV-2. After extensive review of preclinical and clinical data from Phase 1/2 clinical trials, […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce an agreement with U.S. Government for up to 600 million doses of mRNA-based vaccine aandidate against SARS-CoV-2

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced the execution of an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Defense to meet the U.S. government’s Operation Warp Speed program goal to begin delivering 300 million doses of a vaccine for COVID-19 in 2021. Under the agreement, […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce agreement with the United Kingdom for 30 million doses of mRNA-based vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) announced an agreement with the United Kingdom to supply 30 million doses of their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2, currently in development, subject to clinical success and regulatory approval. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed, but the terms were based on the timing […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech granted FDA Fast Track designation for two investigational mRNA-based vaccine candidates against SARS-CoV-2

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech”) announced that two of the companies’ four investigational vaccine candidates from their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine program (BNT162b1 and BNT162b2) being developed to help protect against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19), received Fast Track designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). BNT162b1 and […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce early positive data from an ongoing Phase 1/2 study of mRNA-based vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced preliminary data from the most advanced of four investigational vaccine candidates from their BNT162 mRNA-based vaccine program, Project Lightspeed, against SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing the current global pandemic. The BNT162 program is evaluating at least four experimental vaccines, each of which represents a unique […]

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce further details on collaboration to accelerate global COVID-19 vaccine development

BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX, “BioNTech” or “the Company”), and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) disclosed additional details of their collaboration to advance candidates from BioNTech’s mRNA vaccine program, previously announced on March 17, 2020. The collaboration aims to rapidly advance multiple COVID-19 vaccine candidates into human clinical testing based on BioNTech’s proprietary mRNA vaccine platforms, with […]

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Pfizer Vaccines launches global Centers of Excellence Network

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today the launch of its Vaccines Division’s Centers of Excellence Network, a global program of collaborations with academic institutions to conduct real-world epidemiologic research to accurately identify and measure the burden of specific vaccine-preventable diseases and potentially evaluate vaccine effectiveness affecting adults. Pfizer Vaccines has designated the University of Louisville […]

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