Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX)

Novavax, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on developing recombinant protein nanoparticle vaccines to address a range of infectious diseases. The company’s technology platform is based on proprietary recombinant vaccine technology that includes virus-like particles (VLPs) and recombinant protein micelle vaccines. Its vaccine candidates target seasonal influenza, pandemic (H5N1) influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The company, through its joint venture, CPL Biologics Private Limited, engages in developing seasonal and pandemic influenza, and rabies vaccine candidates. The company has a licensing agreement with LG Life Sciences, Ltd. to use the company’s VLP technology to develop and sell the influenza vaccines in South Korea and other countries; and a clinical development agreement with PATH Vaccine Solutions to develop RSV vaccine candidate. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland.

Last updated April 9, 2013