PharmaJet partner Zydus Cadila announces Emergency Use Authorization approval for world’s first plasmid DNA COVID-19 vaccine

GOLDEN, Colo. — August 23, 2021 - PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that its partner, Zydus Cadila has received the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for ZyCoV-D the world’s first Plasmid DNA Vaccine for COVID-19. The vaccine, ZyCoV-D, is exclusively administered using the PharmaJet Tropis® Needle-free Injection System.

PharmaJet partner Zydus Cadila seeks EUA on world’s first plasmid DNA COVID-19 vaccine

GOLDEN, Colo. — July 7, 2021 - PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that its partner Zydus Cadila has applied for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to the office of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for its plasmid DNA Vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine, ZyCoV-D, will be exclusively administered using the PharmaJet Tropis® Needle-free Injection System. Zydus Cadila is a global pharmaceutical company based in India, that develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of healthcare therapies, including small molecule drugs, biologic therapeutics, and vaccines.

Update: PharmaJet Needle-free COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

GOLDEN, Colo. — June 30, 2020 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that patient enrollment has started for the phase 1 trial in Australia using its Needle-free Injection Systems to deliver a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. COVIGEN, a DNA-based vaccine was developed by French-Thai pharmaceutical company BioNet-Asia in collaboration with and Melbourne-based biotech Technovalia. The PharmaJet System was chosen due to its record of increasing the effectiveness of DNA vaccines, ease-of-use, and speed of the delivery system compared to traditional needle and syringe.

PharmaJet Announces Addition of Paul LaBarre as VP Global Business Development

GOLDEN, Colo. — June 15, 2021 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that Paul LaBarre, has joined the leadership team as Vice President, Global Business Development. Mr. LaBarre is a global business executive with over 20 years of global health experience across the innovation value chain including strategy, research, product development, and strategic business development, most notably with UNICEF and PATH. In this role he will be leading business development and commercialization strategies for the PharmaJet organization replacing Melissa Malhame who transitioned to a strategic advisory role for the company.

The Lancet Publication Confirms Viability of Intradermal Polio Vaccination

GOLDEN, Colo. — June 3, 2021- A systematic review and meta-analysis published in the April 30, 2021 issue of The Lancet strengthens evidence from previous publications that fractional dose delivery is a viable alternative to full dose inactivated polio vaccine (IPV). Previous studies have shown that two doses of intradermally-delivered IPV (60% less vaccine) were more immunogenic than one full dose delivered intramuscularly. Intradermal fractional dose delivery also lowers the total cost of vaccination substantially.