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Sinergium Biotech and a million dollar investment for health
Argentine company Sinergium Biotech, specialized in the research and development of vaccines and biopharmaceuticals, will soon begin construction of a primary antigen production plant in the town of Garín, in the province of Buenos Aires, with an investment of 50 millions of dollars.
With it, once the works are completed in 2019, more than 100 new jobs will be created, Efe sources from the Insud Group, which belongs to this company and which has significant investments in Spain and more than 40 countries, told Efe today.
The new facilities will allow the development of the influenza vaccine in its entirety, as well as others to prevent different diseases, with the same technology that Sinergium Biotech will use for the development of the vaccine against the virus of the Zika “, according to the director of Business of this Company, Fernando Lobos.
The company recently signed an agreement with Protein Sciences Corporation and the Mundo Sano Foundation, closely linked to Insud, for the joint development of a vaccine against the Zika virus.
The productive model of this company allows the transfer and availability of state-of-the-art technologies, the autonomy of Argentina in the production of strategic products that were previously imported, as well as the generation of new sources of qualified work and a significant export potential, according to Businessman Hugo Sigman, shareholder of Sinergium Biotech and CEO of the Insud Group.
Currently, Sinergium Biotech produces the Novartis laboratory technology transfer of influenza vaccine; The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine with technology transfer from Pfizer, the tetravalent vaccine against Human Papillomavirus (HPV), with MSD, and biotech products with mAbxience.
For the president of Sinergium Biotech, Alejandro Gil, it is a pride to continue growing and to be able to start these works to have a plant of these characteristics in Argentina, since very few countries have this type of technology installed.
Located in the town of Garín, in the province of Buenos Aires, the existing plant, next to which will be installed the new one of primary production, has an area of 20,000 square meters and its annual productive capacity reaches 30 million, including Syringes and vials.
Its production process standards are compatible with the highest international standards of good manufacturing practice (GMP), the company said.
The vaccines currently produced by Sinergium Biotech are approved by the National Administration of Medicines, Food and Medical Technology (ANMAT), whose certification is recognized by all South American countries except Brazil, allowing it to be produced and distributed immediately as they occur New orders and in fact allows it to supply all of South America.
It is also certified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
Hugo Sigman said in a statement to this news agency that this laboratory, which produces other vaccines in partnership with multinational pharmaceutical companies, guarantees, due to its production capacity, the needs of the population of Argentina and countries Boundaries in cases of emergency.(Español) Ver nota completa
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