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CellGenix completes first step of facility expansion

CellGenix completes first step of facility expansion

21 Jun 2018

Next expansion step will increase finished product capacity for recombinant proteins by more than tenfold.

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Extended co-operation agreement to benefit Sartorius customers

Extended co-operation agreement to benefit Sartorius customers

12 Jun 2018

Agreement will enable customers to achieve easier scalability of processes ranging from lab-scale to commercial-scale production of biopharmaceuticals.

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Anti-vedolizumab antibodies to support treatment research

Anti-vedolizumab antibodies to support treatment research

25 May 2018

A reliable source of antibodies for the development of bioanalytical assays for vedolizumab, to support research into the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease

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FDA approves Pfizer's biosimilar Retacrit

FDA approves Pfizer's biosimilar Retacrit

22 May 2018

Retacrit, the first US biosimilar erythropoiesis-stimulating agent, now approved across all indications.

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Thermo invests $50 million to enhance biologics capabilities

Thermo invests $50 million to enhance biologics capabilities

16 May 2018

With the capacity expansion, Thermo Fisher will have the second largest base of single-use bioproduction capacity at a CDMO in the world.

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Catalent and Valerius to collaborate on manufacture of specialty biosimilars

Catalent and Valerius to collaborate on manufacture of specialty biosimilars

14 May 2018

Project will use Catalent’s proprietary GPEx technology, which creates high-performance, highly stable production cell lines in a wide variety of mammalian host cells.

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Catalent announces organizational restructuring

Catalent announces organizational restructuring

2 May 2018

Restructuring to support customer demand for fast, integrated biologics development.

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Cost-effective, scalable process development of vaccines in cell culture

Cost-effective, scalable process development of vaccines in cell culture

23 Apr 2018

Sartorius Stedim Biotech introduces its mini microcarrier bioreactor for culturing adherent cells.

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Wacker acquisition increases cost-effective pharmaceutical production

Wacker acquisition increases cost-effective pharmaceutical production

18 Apr 2018

The contract manufacturer strengthens its pharmaceutical-protein business with Dutch acquisition

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Amgen to build first-of-its-kind biomanufacturing plant in the US

Amgen to build first-of-its-kind biomanufacturing plant in the US

10 Apr 2018

Revolutionary, innovative plant offers greater flexibility, speed and efficiency.

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JXTGE to sell Irvine Scientific to FujiFilm

JXTGE to sell Irvine Scientific to FujiFilm

3 Apr 2018

With the acquisition of Irvine Scientific, FujiFilm will have a full product line supporting customers supplying antibody drugs to assisted reproductive technologies and cell therapy.

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bioLIVE to introduce global biopharma country ranking

bioLIVE to introduce global biopharma country ranking

26 Mar 2018

Global analysis will rank each major biomanufacturing country’s market growth potential, innovation and competitiveness.

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