Pharma-Planta, Recombinant Pharmaceuticals from Plants for Human Health

Starting date
February 1, 2004
Duration (months)
Managers or local contacts
Pezzotti Mario

Pharma-Planta is an EU Sixth Framework Program integrated project whose aim is to develop an approved production pipeline for pharmaceutical proteins made in plants, and take a candidate product all the way through development culminating in a phase I human clinical trial.
The Pharma-Planta Consortium comprises 40 groups representing 33 partner organizations from 12 European countries and South Africa. The organizations currently participating in the consortium are, a mixture of academic partners, SMEs and large industry partners.


Unione Europea
Funds: assigned and managed by the department

Project participants

Linda Avesani
Associate Professor
Mario Pezzotti
Full Professor
Sara Zenoni
Associate Professor


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