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MaxiVAX awarded €2,785,000 European Commission grant and announces successful closing of its Series B 2 round for an amount of CHF 5 million

MaxiVAXSA, a private Swiss clinical-stage biotech company developing novel anti-cancer vaccines, announced today that it had been awarded a European Commission grant of €2,785,000, thanks to the Horizon 2020EIC Accelerator Programme.MaxiVAX was among 94 funded projects out of 2,015 applicants, thereby ranking among the top 4% of high-tech companies.

The company also reported the successful closing of a Series B 2 roundof CHF 5 million from new and existing investors, whose continuing support the company is particularly grateful.


The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 880194.


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