Did You Know?

 Institut Pasteur scientists have been
AWARDED 10 NOBEL PRIZES.

 Institut Pasteur scientists hold over
500 PATENTS.

 The Institut Pasteur was
FOUNDED OVER 125 YEARS AGO
in 1888.

  "There are three things in France that should always be carefully protected: the Eiffel Tower, the Collège de France, and the Institut Pasteur" PRESIDENT CHARLES DE GAULLE

 The Institut Pasteur holds the WORLDS LARGEST COLLECTION OF BACTERIAL STRAINS available to the international scientific community.

 The Pasteur Foundation has awarded OVER $20,000,000 IN FELLOWSHIP
SUPPORT
to US scientists.

 There are 32 INSTITUT PASTEUR INTERNATIONAL NETWORK SITES across 5 continents working on public health and infectious disease research. The first site, in Saigon, was founded in 1891.

 The Pasteur Foundation awards
SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
to US undergraduates to work in
Institut Pasteur labs.

 Louis Pasteur SAVED THE WINE INDUSTRY from bacteria that was ruining annual production through the development of a sterilization process known today as PASTEURIZATION.

 Louis Pasteur’s
VACCINE FOR RABIES is still in use and is responsible for 
SAVING MILLIONS OF LIVES

 WINE, BEER, VINEGAR AND MILK are just a few of the items that are Pasteurized.

Louis Pasteur produced the first laboratory-developed vaccine. Today, VACCINES SAVE OVER 9,000,000 LIVES  a year worldwide.