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To explore the potential of mRNA science to help create a new generation of medicines for patients.

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Our Values

Moderna people hold a deep sense of responsibility for each other, patients, the environment and our local communities. Our people live our values every day.

 
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Our biotech heritage

Messenger RNA is not new technology, but we are discovering new ways to use it to treat and prevent illnesses and diseases. Since our founding in 2010, we have worked to build one of the industry's leading mRNA technology platform. 

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Our big moments

Moderna incorporates
2010

Moderna incorporates

Moderna’s name combines the words "modified" and "RNA", which happens to contain the word "modern”. 

Operations started
2011

Operations started

Moderna begins research into the production of mRNA medicines. Stéphane Bancel joins as founding CEO.

First human dose of flu vaccine
2015

First human dose of flu vaccine

Moderna initiates first-in-human dose of an mRNA vaccine (mRNA-1440), an H10N8 flu vaccine candidate.

First human dose of multivalent vaccine
2017

First human dose of multivalent vaccine

Moderna initiates first-in-human dosing for mRNA-1653, a combination vaccine with the potential to protect against more than one disease – human metapneumovirus (hMPV virus) and parainfluenza virus.

First antibody encoded by mRNA
October 2019

First antibody encoded by mRNA

Moderna announces dosing of the first antibody encoded by mRNA in a clinical trial.

UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
October 2020

UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

MHRA begins rolling review of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine against COVID-19.¹

Supply agreement
November 2020

Supply agreement

Moderna announces supply agreement with UK Government for COVID-19 mRNA vaccine if approved for use.²

UK MHRA approval
January 2021

UK MHRA approval

MHRA authorises the use of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine against COVID-19.¹

COVAX
November 2021

COVAX

Moderna announces European Union and European Economic Area countries to donate more than 70 million doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX in 2021 to help end COVID-19 pandemic in low-income countries.³

Supply agreement 2021
December 2021

Supply agreement

Moderna and UK Government agree additional 60 million doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine for 202223.⁴

UK expansion
March 2022

UK expansion

New headquarters open in Victoria, London.

Bivalent booster
June 2022

Bivalent booster

Moderna announces Omicron-containing bivalent booster candidate mRNA-1273.214.London⁵

CDC recommendation
December 2022

Ten-year strategic partnership with the UK Government

Moderna finalises strategic partnership with UK Government.⁶

New facility opens
April 2023

Commencement of construction at Harwell Campus

Construction commences at Moderna Innovation and Technology Centre (MITC) in the UK.⁷

CDC recommendation
July 2023

European Medicines Agency (EMA) submission for updated COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna submits regulatory application to the EMA for its updated COVID-19 vaccine.⁸

¹Businesswire. United Kingdom Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Authorizes Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna. 2021. Available at: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210108005274/en/United-Kingdom-Medicines-and-Healthcare-products-Regulatory-Agency-Authorizes-Use-of-COVID-19-Vaccine-Moderna. Last accessed August 2023.

²Businesswire. Moderna Announces Supply Agreement with United Kingdom Government to Supply mRNA Vaccine Against COVID-19 (mRNA-1273) if Approved for Use. 2020. Available at: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201117005857/en/Moderna-Announces-Supply-Agreement-with-United-Kingdom-Government-to-Supply-mRNA-Vaccine-Against-COVID-19-mRNA-1273-if-Approved-for-Use. Last accessed August 2023.

³Businesswire. Moderna Announces European Union and European Economic Area Countries to Donate More than 70 Million Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to COVAX in 2021 to Help End COVID-19 Pandemic in Low Income Countries. Available at: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211116005778/en/Moderna-Announces-European-Union-and-European-Economic-Area-Countries-to-Donate-More-than-70-Million-Doses-of-Moderna-COVID-19-Vaccine-to-COVAX-in-2021-to-Help-End-COVID-19-Pandemic-in-Low-Income-Countries. Last accessed August 2023.

⁴Businesswire. Moderna Announces Supply Agreement with the UK for Additional 60 Million Doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine in 2022 and 2023. Available at: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211116005778/en/Moderna-Announces-European-Uhttps://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211201006260/en/Moderna-Announces-Supply-Agreement-with-the-UK-for-Additional-60-Million-Doses-of-Moderna%E2%80%99s-COVID-19-Vaccine-in-2022-and-2023nion-and-European-Economic-Area-Countries-to-Donate-More-than-70-Million-Doses-of-Moderna-COVID-19-Vaccine-to-COVAX-in-2021-to-Help-End-COVID-19-Pandemic-in-Low-Income-Countries. Last accessed August 2023.

⁵Moderna. Moderna Announces Omicron-Containing Bivalent Booster Candidate mRNA-1273.214 Demonstrates Superior Antibody Response Against Omicron. Available at: https://investors.modernatx.com/news/news-details/2022/Moderna-AnnounceOmicron-Containing-Bivalent-Booster-Candidate-mRNA-1273.214-Demonstrates-Superior-Antibody-Response-Against-Omicron/default.aspx. Last accessed August 2023.

⁶Accesswire. Moderna Finalises Strategic Partnership with UK government. Available at: https://www.accesswire.com/732840/Moderna-Finalizes-Strategic-Partnership-with-UK-Government. Last accessed August 2023.

⁷Construction commences at Moderna Innovation and Technology Centre in the UK. Available at: https://assets.modernatx.com/m/2ea3e7bdbb4e4045/original/CONSTRUCTION-COMMENCES-AT-MODERNA-INNOVATION-AND-TECHNOLOGY-CENTRE-IN-THE-UK.pdf. Last accessed August 2023.

⁸Accesswire. Moderna Submits Regulatory Application to the European Medicines Agency for Its Updated COVID-19 Vaccine. Available at: https://www.accesswire.com/765092/Moderna-Submits-Regulatory-Application-to-the-European-Medicines-Agency-for-Its-Updated-COVID-19-Vaccine. Last accessed August 2023.

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