Vactia English


Vactia is a research and product development consortium for vaccines and infectious and immunological diseases established by research institutions and companies in the Tampere Region. Stakeholders in Vactia include the University of Tampere Vaccine Research Center, Department of Virology, STD Research Center and Institute of Medical Technology (IMT), and the companies FIT Biotech, Vactech and FinnMedi. Vactia brings together 300 researchers and projects with a total value of 30 million euros.


Examples of joint Vactia projects include the development based on new technology of a vaccine against the pandemic influenza. Other objects of research and development include vaccines against HIV, rotavirus and enteroviruses, and vaccines against sexually transmitted diseases.


Vactia members

“The nation´s biggest clinical vaccine research programs

are coordinated from Tampere.”