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.

PharmaJet presents Needle-free delivery of Covid-19 DNA vaccine results at World Vaccine Congress

GOLDEN, Colo. — April 27, 2021 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, announced that their latest research results will be presented at the World Vaccine Congress on May 6. The presentation, entitled Progress of COVID-19 Vaccines with Needle-Free Delivery, is being presented by Erin K. Spiegel, PhD, Vice President, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs at PharmaJet, Inc.

Global NGO expands use of PharmaJet for Polio Eradication Campaigns

GOLDEN, Colo. — March 9, 2021 — PharmaJet ® , the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that a global NGO (Non-governmental organization) has expanded the use of its Tropis® Needle-free Injection System in polio eradication campaigns. The latest country addition, Somalia, adds to the already successful vaccination programs in Pakistan, Cuba, The Gambia and others.

PharmaJet Announces Appointment of Marian Wentworth to Board of Directors

GOLDEN, Colo. — February 9, 2021 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that Marian Wentworth has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Ms. Wentworth, President and CEO of Management Sciences for Health, is an accomplished global health executive with extensive experience in global strategy, innovation, and development.

PharmaJet and Diomics partner on SARS-CoV-2 immune response monitoring

GOLDEN, Colo. — November 17, 2020 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that its Tropis® Needle-free Injection System will be used by Diomics, a San Diego-based biotech company, to deliver a biopolymer to detect the formation of an immune response to a SARS-CoV-2 protein. The company was awarded over $2 million by the Department of Defense to accelerate testing of its Diocheck system and is expected to begin human clinical trials in December 2020.

University of Cambridge receives Multi-million Dollar Funding for Clinical Trial using PharmaJet’s Needle-free System to Deliver Vaccine to Prevent COVID-19

GOLDEN, Colo. — October 27, 2020 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that its Needle-free Injection System will be used to deliver a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in a clinical trial. The vaccine developed by DIOSynVax, a spinoff company supported by the University of Cambridge in the UK, recently received multi-million dollar funding from the UK government to move forward with a clinical trial. Preparations for the clinical trial are well underway and the trial will begin as soon as possible.

PharmaJet’s Needle-free System to be used in Australian Clinical COVID-19 Trial

GOLDEN, Colo. — October 6, 2020 — PharmaJet®, the maker of innovative, needle-free injection technology, today announced that its Stratis® Needle-free Injection System will be used to deliver a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in a clinical trial in Australia. The DNA-based vaccine COVIGEN was developed by French-Thai pharmaceutical company BioNet and Melbourne-based biotech Technovalia. The Phase 1 trial is a joint collaboration between Australia’s most experienced vaccine trial sites including the University of Sydney, the Telethon Kids Institute in Perth, the University of Adelaide, the Vax4COVID alliance, and with multi-million dollars financial support of Australia’s Medical Research Future Fund.