Wockhardt, the global biotechnology major announced today, 20th March 2022 a collaboration with Serum Life Sciences UK Ltd, a subsidiary of the Serum Institute of India, one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers to deliver a global vaccine programme.
This collaboration between a subsidiary of Wockhardt and Serum Life Sciences UK will help create considerable number of employment opportunities along with creation of new sterile fill and finish facility in Wrexham, North Wales (‘New Facility’). A profit sharing arrangement has been made between the two parties for this New Facility that will deliver an additional 150 million vaccine doses of multiple vaccines.
Wockhardt UK has manufactured a COVID-19 vaccine in collaboration with UK Government and AstraZeneca. Its collaboration with Serum Life Sciences is an addition to the earlier arrangement.