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Guest editor for Stockholm Science City on Instagram


This week, 15th – 19th January, Scandinavian Bioharma through Lisa Sandberg, is the guest editor for Stockholm Science City on Instagram sthlmscisity. Please join us during this week.

Our vaccine project on PATH´s DefeatDD Blog


PATH´s Defeat Diarrheal Disease Initiative (DefeatDD) raise awareness of the burden of diarrheal diseases and help increase access to the solution. On the DefeatDD blog you can read the latest on global efforts to defeat diarrheal disease. This week our ongoing clinical trial in travellers going to Benin is highlighted.

Charlotte Flodin joins Scandinavian Biopharma as VP Quality Assurance


Scandinavian Biopharma continues to expand and strengthen its organization. In August Charlotte Flodin started as VP Quality Assurance. – I am very excited to take part in the journey to develop a new vaccine – ETVAX®,” says Charlotte Flodin, who will be responsible for Quality Assurance. With my previous experience of drug development and manufacturing […]

Jonas Bengtsson joins Scandinavian Biopharma as VP Business Development and International Sales


Jonas Bengtsson joins Scandinavian Biopharma with more than 20 years of experience from the vaccine-, pharmaceutical- and medtech-industry including, Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Licensing.  His strategic business thinking, his track record of delivering results and his experience around the world are key to accompany Scandinavian Biopharma on its growth path. Jonas started to work […]

New ETVAX® data will be presented during Vaccines for Enteric Diseases (VED) conference


The 9-11 October “Vaccines for Enteric Diseases” (VED2017) will be organized in Albufeira, Portugal. This meeting gathers experts on vaccines and enteric infections and advocates for global health improvement to address and discuss the diverse aspects of vaccines to human enteric diseases. Our ETEC-vaccine, ETVAX®, is of course on the agenda when the global development of […]

We look forward seeing you at Nordic Life Science Days


On 12-14 September, Nordic Life Science Days will be held in Malmö, Sweden. This is the largest Nordic partnering conference dedicated to the life science industry. During one of the major sessions on the 13th September, Infectious diseases – diagnostics and treatment, we at Scandinavian Biopharma will present our company and our very exiting ETEC-project.

Scandinavian Biopharma continues to grow – 2016 was another successful year


2016 was another successful year with continued strong growth for Scandinavian Biopharma. For the distribution business, which are conducted through the subsidiary Scandinavian Biopharma Distribution, revenue growth landed at impressive 43%. At a group level the growth was 7 % in 2016 as revenues increased from 44,2 million SEK in 2015 to 47,3 million SEK […]

Our collaboration partner, Jan Holmgren, is awarded the world’s greatest vaccine prize


This week, Dr. Jan Holmgren received the 24th annual Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award in honor of his pioneering work in mucosal immunology and leadership in the development the world’s first oral cholera vaccine. Awarded annually since 1994, the Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal Award recognizes a researcher who has made extraordinary contributions in the […]

Scandinavian Biopharma enters into an exclusive agreement with Flynn Pharma for ViperaTAb


Scandinavian Biopharma today announces that the company has entered into an exclusive agreement with Flynn Pharma for the viper antivenom ViperaTAb. Under the new agreement, Scandinavian Biopharma will have exclusive rights to service and make ViperaTAb available for emergency use in the Nordics, Baltic States and Germany. “We are very pleased to strengthen our portfolio […]

Scandinavian Biopharma is expanding by hiring a PhD in cell- and molecular biology


We are happy to announce that Teresa Holmlund has joined us. Teresa has a PhD in cell and molecular biology and ten years of academic research experience studying molecular mechanisms in mitochondrial disease, cancer and severe congenital neutropenia. – It feels great to be a part of Scandinavian Biopharma. It’s really motivating to work with […]

All 450 participants starting from adults down to 6 months young infants are enrolled in our study in Bangladesh


One and a half year ago a phase I/II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was started in Dhaka, Bangladesh. All 450 participants have now been enrolled and the last child received the vaccine this February. This clinical trial is the first important step toward showing that our vaccine can protect children in the developing world against […]

We are proud!


We are a part of the global movement to defeat diarrheal disease. That makes us proud!  

Etvax® was presented at VASE Conference


Last week scientists, public health professionals, immunization leaders, vaccine industry representatives, international donors, and other experts from across the globe met at PATHs VASE Conference. The common goal is to develop and introduce new enteric vaccines to defeat diarrhea. Our vaccine-candidate, Etvax®, was presented as the leading candidate in the field of ETEC. We, Scandinavian Biopharma, were […]

Our ETEC-story is told in ”European Biotechnology”


In the editorial hardback book ”European Biotechnology” we tell our story and describe our role within the life science/ biotech industry. What makes us unique, what is our goals and research collaborations? We tell the story about the ETEC vaccine that will be an important tool to battle diarrheal disease.         […]

ETVAX® was presented at ASTMH in Philadelphia


This week the 64th meeting of ASTMH (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene) was held in Philadelphia, USA. The annual meeting was a five-day educational conference that drew approximately 4,400 attendees. Our ETEC vaccine Etvax® was of cause on the agenda. Professor Svennerholm gave a talk about the great properties and development achievements of […]

Scandinavian Biopharma expands its product portfolio with an immunosuppressive drug


Scandinavian Biopharma recently entered into a distribution agreement with Neovii Pharmaceuticals AG, a fully integrated global biopharmaceutical organization based in Switzerland, and has expanded its product offering to include Neovii’s GRAFALON®. “With GRAFALON® we offer an immunosuppressive drug with a proven track record that is well established in the hospital market. This product is unique […]

Scandinavian Biopharma announces first patient vaccinated in the age-descending study in Bangladesh


On October 20, we began enrollment of a placebo-controlled Phase I/II trial where our enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) vaccine candidate will be tested for safety and immunogenicity in different age groups, including infants as young as six months of age. The study is being conducted under a US Investigational New Drug Application and will enroll […]

ETVAX® was presented as the lead candidate at CISTM14


The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) holds its leading worldwide scientific congress biennially. Approximately 2,000 delegates from over 50 countries is attending. CISTM14 – 14th conference of the International Society of Travel Medicine has just been organized in Québec City, Canada. During the conference an up-to-date and broad-ranging program was presented by the key […]

Scandinavian Biopharma and PATH sign amendment to collaborative agreement to develop a vaccine against diarrhoeal disease


Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) bacteria are responsible each year for around 400 million cases of diarrhoea and hundreds of thousands of deaths in low- and middle-income countries. Because of difficulties with diagnosis, mortality and morbidity estimates for ETEC are considered significant underestimates of the actual global public health burden. Children under the age of five […]

Impressive results in new Vaccine publication


Although ETEC is the most frequent bacterial cause of diarrhea in children in developing countries and the major cause of travelers’ diarrhea, no vaccine is yet available against ETEC disease. In a recently published article in Vaccine the clinical phase I results with our new oral vaccine against ETEC is presented. The objectives of this […]