Nanopatch vaccine technology company attracts $25 million
Professor Mark Kendall, inventor of the Nanopath and founder of Vaccine technology company Vaxxas has attracted a $25 million research funding. The Nanopatch seeks to replace traditional needle and syringe methods with a small patch that delivers vaccines painlessly. "This investment is a key next step in advancing a series of clinical programs and develop a pipeline of new vaccine products for major diseases using Vaxxas' patented Nanopatch technology," Professor Kendall said.
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