Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

A shot in the arm for vaccine research

New vaccines could be developed more quickly and be better targeted to specific age groups, thanks to EU-funded research. A five-year project has been studying novel immunisation technologies, boosting international efforts in vaccine research.

Vaccination has had a huge impact on preventing diseases but there are still many illnesses for which no vaccine is available – such as HIV – or that need an urgent response – such as epidemic influenza strains.

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