Italian companies ready to produce the Covid vaccine in 4-6 months – Italian companies are ready to produce the Coronavirus vaccine in 4-6 months. This is what emerged in the new meeting at the Mise with the pharmaceutical companies, where the desire to participate in the European project to strengthen the production of vaccines was reaffirmed.

The Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti has checked the availability of some companies a produce the bulk, that is the active ingredient and the other components of the anti Covid vaccine, because they are already equipped, or able to do so soon, with the necessary bioreactors and fermenters.

Production may take place at the end of the authorization process by the competent authorities, in an estimated time of 4/6 months.

It was also found that there are immediate conditions to start the filling and finishing phase. Many companies are ready to go.

At the meeting, the minister gave a mandate to the various competent representatives to proceed with theidentification of contractors capable of producing vaccines by autumn 2021.

The minister confirmed the government’s willingness to implement in Italy a center for the research of drugs and vaccines with public and private investments.

During the meeting, which was attended by the president of Farmindustria, Massimo Scaccabarozzi, the general manager Enrica Giorgetti, the director of the study center Carlo Riccini, the president of Aifa Giorgio Palù, the emergency commissioner Paolo Figliuolo and the undersecretary of President Franco Gabrielli, it was finally decided to keep the maximum confidentiality on the companies that will be involved in the ongoing verification process. (



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