02 April 2020 – Yonsei Uni Foundation to head vaccine research/development project

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Research
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Ministry of Health and Welfare and KCDC has chosen Yonsei University’s University Industry Foundation to head the “Vaccine Technology Research and Development Project”. A state fund of 215.1 billion won will be invested for 10 years (2020-2029). The Project will conduct research on the entire cycle of vaccine development process from the discovery of candidate substances to clinical trials. It will also support the development of COVID-19 vaccines, including support for follow-up of clinical and non-clinical studies.
Full details here: https://www.cdc.go.kr/board/board.es?mid=a30402000000&bid=0030&act=view&list_no=366711&tag=&nPage=2