The EBOVAC2 Consortium brings together Crucell Holland B.V., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) as Project Leader and Inserm as Coordinator with its leading expertise in the coordination of large clinical trials in Europe and Africa (ISO 9001:2008 certification), coordination of vaccine and immune intervention trials (especially in HIV) and Immune monitoring in HIV infections and other diseases as well as Inserm’s key infrastructures notably EUCLID (Trials Services Platform & Development) and the Jean Mérieux BSL4 Laboratory possessing the highest level of international biological safety standards to ensure that the EBOVAC vaccine regimen can demonstrate efficacy in non-human primates.

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The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has played key roles in many vaccine trials conducted in developing countries ranging from phase 1 to phase 2b large scale safety and immunogenicity study. LSHTM is well qualified to support many aspects of multidisciplinary trials of Ebola vaccines. The University of Oxford group has been running vaccine clinical trials with children and adults in the UK and will bring its expertise to EBOVAC2 for Phase 2 studies.       

EBOVAC2’s African partner - the CENTRE MURAZ- will ensure strong African involvement in the clinical trials and associated activities notably communication and capacity building. Inserm Transfert, with its dedicated and professional European Project Management and IPR management teams, will ensure that EBOVAC2 produces high quality results, adheres to all contractual expectations and communicates efficiently to all stakeholders.




  • 13 November 2016

    The joint EBOVAC1 and EBOVAC2 annual meeting took place in Windsor, UK from 14-16 November 2016.

  • 22 April 2016

    EBOVAC1 has published their first report on Phase 1 data in the April 19th 2016 issue of JAMA

    Press release and more information

  • 04 April 2016

    The first subject was vaccinated on 30 March 2016 at the University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • 29 March 2016

    The 1st EBOVAC2 Newsletter is available!

  • 29 February 2016

    The first subject was randomized on 10 December 2016 at Makerere University in Uganda.

  • 29 February 2016

    The first subject was randomized at CHU Treichville in Côte d'Ivoire on 26 February 2016.

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    Find out more about EBOVAC2 trials

  • Work programme

    EBOVAC2 is organised into 6 workpackages (WP)

  • Ebola+ programme

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