Present at the ribbon cutting ceremony were US Rep. William Keating, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell and Tonix CEO Seth Lederman. Jon Mitchell Facebook photo.

Tonix Pharmaceuticals facility officially opens in the New Bedford Business Park


“Yesterday we cut the ribbon on the new Tonix Pharmaceuticals facility in the New Bedford Business Park, bringing cutting-edge vaccine development jobs and a growing biotech industry to New Bedford and southeastern Massachusetts. Tonix Pharmaceuticals is where vaccines for COVID, smallpox and other diseases will be developed.

The project will create well-paying jobs for the residents of Greater New Bedford, and validates that our region has the workforce to compete in adavnced industries.” -Jon Mitchell.

During the ceremony, Tonix CEO Seth Lederman presented a donation of $50,000 to the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center.

The 45,000 square-foot facility is located in the New Bedford Business District which stretches into North Dartmouth and when fully operational will employ up to 70 researchers, scientists, and technical support staff.

Jon Mitchell Facebook photo.

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