08:00 , Nov 12, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Tools & Techniques

Threading the needles on immunity

Intradermal vaccine developer Apogee Technology Inc. thinks it has found a polymer that kills two birds with one stone-acting as both a coating agent for the company's microneedle delivery device and serving as a vaccine...
08:00 , Nov 5, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Drug delivery

Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Drug delivery Poly[(dicarboxylatophen-oxy)phosphazene] (PCPP) adjuvant for microneedle delivery of intradermal vaccines Studies in pigs suggest that the adjuvant PCPP could boost immune responses to intradermal vaccines. Microneedles...
07:00 , May 21, 2009 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Drug delivery

This week in techniques Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Drug delivery Vaccine-coated microneedle arrays A study in mice suggests that microneedle arrays could be used to painlessly deliver vaccines. Inactivated influenza vaccine...