Akston’s AKS-452 COVID-19 vaccine is shortlisted for Best New Vaccine Technology/Platform in Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards

BEVERLY, Mass. – April 12, 2022Akston Biosciences Corporation, a developer of new classes of biologics, announced that its president and CEO, Todd Zion, Ph.D., has been invited to present at this year’s World Vaccine Congress (WVC).  This is the largest, most prestigious meeting dedicated to vaccines and will be held on April 18-21 in Washington, DC. In addition, the company’s Fc-fusion protein platform has been shortlisted in the best new vaccine technology category of the World Vaccine Congress Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards.

“It’s an honor to be invited to present a clinical update of Akston’s COVID-19 vaccine at the World Vaccine Congress. AKS-452 is very cost-effective to manufacture at scale, and it does not have the cold-chain constraints of many other vaccines, so it can be a practical way to provide protection to those who are most in need,” Dr. Zion said.

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