Eric Frings joins Intercell Biomedical Ltd. as Site Director
Vienna (Austria), October 4, 2010 - Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today announced that Eric Frings has joined the Company as new Site Director of Intercell Biomedical Ltd. in Livingston, Scotland. He gained expertise in the vaccine business from positions in Global Operations with Chiron Vaccines and lately Novartis Vaccines, Marburg, Germany, where he held a number of wide ranging positions of increasing responsibility.
Eric Frings has a proven track record in overseeing viral and bacterial vaccines manufacturing operations within a highly regulated quality compliance setting.
Intercell Biomedical Ltd. is dedicated to the production of IXIARO®/JESPECT®, Intercell's vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis, which is licensed in the U.S., Europe, Australia, and Canada.
About Intercell AG
Intercell AG is an innovative biotechnology company that develops novel vaccines for the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases with substantial unmet medical needs. Intercell's vaccine to prevent Japanese Encephalitis is the Company's first product on the market.
The Company's technology platform includes an antigen-discovery system and human anti-infective monoclonal antibody discovery system, adjuvants and a novel patch-based delivery system (Vaccine Patch, Vaccine Enhancement Patch). Based on these technologies, Intercell has strategic partnerships with a number of global pharmaceutical companies, including GSK, Novartis, Merck & Co., Inc., sanofi-aventis, and Pfizer (formerly Wyeth).
The Company's pipeline of investigational products includes a Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine Patch (Phase III), a Pseudomonas vaccine candidate (Phase II), a vaccine to prevent Pandemic Influenza combining our Vaccine Enhancement Patch with an injected vaccine (Phase II), a vaccine program for S. aureus, which is being developed with Merck & Co., Inc. (Phase II/III), as well as a vaccine candidate for Pneumococcus (Phase I). In addition, further products focused on infectious diseases are in pre-clinical development.
Intercell is listed on the Vienna stock exchange under the symbol "ICLL" (U.S. level one ADR symbol "INRLY").
For more information, please visit: www.intercell.com
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