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VGXI Wins 2013 Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Award for Best Contract Manufacturing Organization

April 19, 2013

VGXI announced today that it won the award for Best CMO at the 6th Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the 2013 World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C.

The Woodlands, TX (PRWEB) April 19, 2013

VGXI, Inc., a leading provider of DNA plasmid manufacturing and development services, is proud to announce that they were awarded the title of Best Contract Manufacturing Organization (CMO) on April 17, 2013 at the 6th Annual ViE Awards Ceremony held at the World Vaccine Congress in Washington, D.C., April 16-18, 2013. Dorothy Peterson, Vice President of Operations, and Lance Cizek, Technical Sales Manager, were in attendance to accept the award on VGXI´s behalf.

Winners were selected by a panel of industry leaders who judged the nominees on the following five categories: range of services provided, methods of improvement and introduction of new services, attention to and quality of relationships with clients, reaching of milestones and final/ongoing outcomes, and building and maintaining existing and long term partnerships. The other nominees in the category for Best Contract Manufacturing Organization included Baxter´s BioPharma Solutions (three-time category winner), Catalent, Lonza, and Pfizer Centersource.

VGXI would also like to congratulate Inovio Pharmaceuticals for winning the 2013 ViE Award in the category of Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech for their VGX-3100 DNA Vaccine, manufactured by VGXI.

Additionally, VGXI will be exhibiting at the 2013 BIO International Convention in Chicago, IL on April 22-25. They will be located at Booth 1873 in the Contract Services Zone, where the ViE Award will be prominently displayed.

About VGXI, Inc.

VGXI Inc. is a leading provider of DNA plasmid manufacturing and development services for DNA vaccine and gene therapy research. The Company has an outstanding track record of success in manufacturing plasmid products under GMP conditions for client clinical studies in the US and Europe, and its GMP 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 GMP production facility, and experienced development team. The recently announced research and pre-clinical production services extend the range of high-quality, research grade materials utilizing the same efficient service. This rapid turnaround program provides consistent materials to build a reliable pre-clinical dataset. For more information, please visit our website at http://vgxii.com.

About the ViE Awards

The only awards ceremony dedicated to this industry the ViE Awards honor individuals, organizations and initiatives which have made significant contributions over the past 12 months. The ViE Awards were created to honor and generate recognition of the efforts, accomplishments, and positive contributions of companies and individuals within the vaccine industry.

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