Preventing Disease



Vaccine Innovation Conference


May 26, 2015
Toronto


This one day conference will include Canadian academic, industry and government researchers presenting their innovative discoveries that are contributing to global vaccine development. The goal of the meeting is to improve knowledge exchange and awareness of Canadian vaccine innovations and accomplishments to support public and private investment for vaccine
research and development. Topics for discussion include: a summary of vaccine research and development in Canada; bacterial vaccines; viral vaccines; formulations, delivery and bioprocessing; and strengths and gaps in the Canadian vaccine landscape.

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National Immunization Poster Contest


Immunize Canada announced the winners of the National Immunization Poster Contest at this year's Canadian Immunization Conference in Ottawa.  This year’s competition had over 1,400 entries from Grade 6 students across Canada. BIOTECanada is pleased to support this program and provide prizes for the winning entries.



From left to right: Dr. Shelly McNeil (Vice-Chair, Immunize Canada), Lucas Johnson (National Poster Winner), Andrew Casey (President and CEO BIOTECanada), and Dr. Bonnie Henry (Past Chair, Immunize Canada).


Poster by National Winner

Lucas Johnson (London, Ontario)



Poster by National Runner-up

Sophie-Charlotte Verbeke (Calgary, Alberta)




Read BIOTECanada's vaccine white paper series:

Building on the Legacy of Vaccines in Canada: Value, Opportunities, and Challenges


VACCINE INDUSTRY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:




Partnership Program

Platinum

AbbVie

Biogen Idec

Genzyme

vwr

Gold

Alexion