PlantForm receives Government of Canada funding for research innovation to fight porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv)
PlantForm Corporation will receive up to $108,753 from the Government of Canada over two years through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) – AgriScience Program for research and development of a plant-based oral vaccine to protect pigs against deadly porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv).
“We look forward to working with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to prevent the spread of PEDv in Canada and to helping the global swine industry address this critical animal health and welfare issue," said Dr. Don Stewart, PlantForm President and CEO. "This is an exciting opportunity to further demonstrate the capabilities of our versatile vivoXPRESS® biopharmaceutical manufacturing platform by providing effective low-cost vaccines for the farm animal health-care market.”
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