PHARMAQ signs agreement in Vietnam – Fishfarmer Magazine

PHARMAQ signs agreement in Vietnam21 March, 2014 –

PHARMAQ and The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Vietnam have signed an agreement of co-operation today.

The deal gives PHARMAQ the possibility to develop vaccines for several different farmed fish species in close co-operation with the Vietnamese authorities and their organisations.

‘This agreement gives PHARMAQ a strong basis for further development of vaccines for pangasius and other farmed species in Vietnam.

‘This strengthens the company’s possibilities to develop high technology products based on knowledge from Norway in close co-operation with Norwegian and Vietnamese research teams.

‘By signing this agreement of co-operation we take an important step further in a common goal of a forward-looking, sustainable Vietnamese fish farming industry.’

PHARMAQ was first engaged in development of fish vaccines for Vietnam in 2006. Since 2008 the company has been present through its own subsidiary, PHARMAQ Vietnam, with a total of 18 employees today.