WTVM News Leader 9 has written about Auburn-based SiO2 Materials Science, previously featured here, and their contribution to the COVID-19 vaccine effort: "The biotech company Moderna, said its vaccine is nearly 95 percent effective, and an East Alabama-based company is playing an integral role in that vaccine’s distribution and storage."
SiO2 Materials Science, located in Auburn Technology Park West, announced yesterday a $143 million agreement with the federal government that will accelerate the company’s production of packaging for storing COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics.
In an effort to ensure those in the Auburn community continuing to serve are protected, faculty, staff and students at the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy came together to compound, package and deliver hand sanitizer.
An Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine assistant professor will soon commence testing of new vaccine candidates that could offer protection against COVID-19 and help prevent the spread.
Medical facilities across the region in dire need of protective face masks soon will get a much-needed boost in supplies, thanks to a new Auburn University initiative.
An Auburn University research team is racing against the clock to get a device they’ve built into mass production. The innovative unit—which turns a CPAP machine into an emergency ventilator—was successfully tested on a live goat last Friday.
Auburn University tax expert Kerry Inger, associate professor in the School of Accountancy in the Harbert College of Business, explains how individuals and corporations can apply and benefit from the recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
How can small businesses survive the effects of the coronavirus shutdown? Auburn professor Dave Ketchen offers his advice.
Michael Zabala, an engineering professor at Auburn, and his colleagues spent the last two weeks in his home garage developing the RE-INVENT attachment after learning about the United States ventilator shortage.
The Auburn University Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is donating vital personal protective equipment, better known as PPE, and other supplies to East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama, to aid in the local effort to stop the spread of COVID-19.