Short description
CEPI is the acronym for “Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations”, which is the international vaccine initiative DZIF is involved with.

Detailed description

Founded in 2017, the initiative brings together governments, foundations, academia and pharma industry in a public-private partnership. Its mission is to improve preparedness to epidemics and to develop vaccines against particularly dangerous viral pathogens. The initiative was founded because of the devastating ebola epidemic in 2014/2015. More information: