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Production takes between 6 and 36 months
70%
of the time of production of a vaccine is dedicated to quality control
Several hundreds
of quality tests are required
Bacteria, virus or cell culture

Bacteria, virus or cell culture

The antigens are developed using raw material
Harvesting

Harvesting

The antigens produced from microorganisms are extracted
Purification

Purification

Impurities are removed and concentrated through physical and chemical processes
Inactivation

Inactivation

Pathogenicity is suppressed while retaining immunological properties
Valence assembly

Valence assembly

The active antigenic substances are combined in a single component
Formulation

Formulation

All the ingredients are melt together
Filling

Filling

The vaccine is filled into a vial or a syringe
Freeze-drying

Freeze-drying

This step makes it possible to remove the water in a product by transforming it into powder, which ensures a better stability and therefore a better conservation
Packaging

Packaging

The vaccine is labeled in accordance with regulatory requirements and packed, ready for shipping
Batch release

Batch release

Quality assurance confirms the product has been manufactured and tested in accordance with the correct procedures. The national regulatory authority gives the final authorization to release the product for distribution
Transport

Transport

Our vaccines are distributed all around the world, respecting the cold chain and a temperature between 2 and 8 degrees C