With original operations based in The Woodlands, TX, industry-recognized plasmid DNA contract manufacturer VGXI, Inc. celebrated the official Grand Opening of its new headquarters and expanded manufacturing facility in Conroe, TX.
VGXI, Inc., a specialized contract developer and manufacturer (CDMO) of nucleic acid biopharmaceuticals including gene therapies, DNA vaccines, and RNA medicines, celebrated the official grand opening of its new headquarters and manufacturing facility located at Deison Technology Park in Conroe, TX. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady and the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Houston Ahn Myung Soo attended the ribbon cutting on October 7, 2022 to recognize this important milestone and VGXI’s contributions to the global pharmaceutical community.
The ribbon cutting was attended by VGXI clients, contractors, and business partners, as well as city of Conroe officials and representatives of the local and Texas biotechnology communities, including Ms. Ann Tanabe, CEO of BioHouston.
“VGXI’s clients and collaborators are developing the next generation of gene therapies and vaccines,” said CEO Young Park. “This new VGXI headquarters is purpose-built to leverage the company’s existing expertise in DNA and RNA manufacturing and greatly expand our capacity to support growing industry demands.”
VGXI has operated as a CDMO since 2003 supporting the development of new cancer therapies, gene and cell therapies, and DNA vaccines for critical emerging diseases including Ebola, MERS, Zika, and COVID-19. With expanded capabilities offered by the 120,000 square-foot Conroe facility, the company is now booking 2023 GMP manufacturing slots at fermentation scales from 10L to 1500L across multiple independent manufacturing trains. Dedicated areas are also available for personalized immunotherapy indications and GMP mRNA production.
ABOUT VGXI, INC.
With over 20 years of experience VGXI, Inc. is a leading provider of plasmid DNA manufacturing and development services. The company has a reputation of success in manufacturing DNA products under cGMP conditions for clinical trials in the US, EU, Asia, Canada, and Australia, and its cGMP and non-GMP products have passed rigorous reviews by several international regulatory agencies. VGXI’s ability to work with unique requirements and create custom manufacturing solutions is based on its patented manufacturing process, flexible cGMP production facility, and highly experienced development team. VGXI, Inc. is a GeneOne company.
ABOUT GENEONE LIFE SCIENCE
GeneOne Life Science Inc. (“GeneOne” KOSPI: 011000) headquartered in Seoul, South Korea is an international biotechnology company and a leading contract manufacturer of DNA plasmids for use in vaccines, gene therapies, and cell therapies. GeneOne has recently expanded into the manufacture and development of mRNA. GeneOne has maintained a focus on vaccines against emerging infectious diseases to address global needs, including in resource challenged regions. Its small molecule portfolio of immunomodulators address diseases such as prevention of upper respiratory bacterial and viral diseases, and treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. GeneOne has three products against COVID-19 in clinical development: GLS-5310 DNA vaccine (Phase I/IIa), GLS-1200 nasal spray to prevent COVID-19 infection (Phase II), and GLS-1027 to prevent the inflammation and clinical worsening for those infected with COVID-19 (Phase II).
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