This hub includes curated resources related to vaccine patch technology, product development, and regulatory navigation. All links and resources are provided for informational purposes only.

Regulatory navigation

Understand the regulatory pathways governing patch-based RNA vaccines.
Development & Approval Process (CBER)

Overview of how the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) regulates vaccines as biological products. 

Combination Products

Overview of how combination products are regulated, as well examples and common questions about this product category. 

Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Guidances

A list of resources for ensuring CMC and GMP compliance in regulatory pathways. 

Role of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices in CDC’s Vaccine Recommendations
CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Understand how the CDC makes recommendations for use of vaccines to control disease. 

Patch and RNA technologies

Explore resources for different patch and RNA vaccine technologies.
Microarray patch resources

A list of resources from PATH’s Center of Excellence for Microarray Patch Technology.

mRNA Candidate Database
Public Citizen

A public database of mRNA vaccines in development or commercialized.

Self-Amplifying RNA Vaccine Candidates: Alternative Platforms for mRNA Vaccine Development
Pathogens, Jan 2023

A journal publication summarizing current knowledge about self-amplifying RNA vaccines.

Vaccine Microarray Patches

A resource page describing the use of microarray patches in global immunization efforts.

Product development

Learn more about different aspects of product development.
Prepared by Design: How human-centered design can improve public health emergency preparedness and response

A resource exploring how human-centered design can improve emergency preparedness and response.

Vaccine Innovation Prioritisation Strategy (VIPS)
GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance

A framework to evaluate, prioritize, and accelerate vaccine innovation that includes technical notes on patch-based vaccine product development challenges.

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