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Merck KGaA expands its mRNA capabilities through AmpTec acquisition

Merck KGaA expands its mRNA capabilities through AmpTec acquisition

12 Jan 2021

AmpTec's differentiated PCR-based technology has shown to have advantages compared with other technologies for mRNA manufacturing

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Baxter BioPharma Solutions to manufacture Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Baxter BioPharma Solutions to manufacture Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

11 Jan 2021

Manufacturing at Baxter's Halle/Westfalen, Germany facility will help increase commercial production and promote access in UK and European markets

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Abzena to open new biologics GMP manufacturing site in the US

Abzena to open new biologics GMP manufacturing site in the US

11 Jan 2021

The new facility will house up to 12 X 2000-L bioreactors and will be equipped to handle existing and new advances in manufacturing

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Bavarian Nordic to supply smallpox vaccines to three European countries

Bavarian Nordic to supply smallpox vaccines to three European countries

5 Jan 2021

The company hopes its newly built fill and finish facility will assume commercial manufacturing this year

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Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies to establish new viral vector manufacturing facility in Boston

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies to establish new viral vector manufacturing facility in Boston

5 Jan 2021

The $40 million investment marks the company's third viral vector manufacturing site

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AGC Biologics becomes first manufacturer of newly approved Libmeldy

AGC Biologics becomes first manufacturer of newly approved Libmeldy

4 Jan 2021

The CDMO will use its gene and cell therapy commercial expertise to bring "remarkable innovation" to young eligible patients

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Wuxi agrees €150 million deal to buy Wuppertal drug substance facility from Bayer

Wuxi agrees €150 million deal to buy Wuppertal drug substance facility from Bayer

23 Dec 2020

Acquisition will extend the Chinese CDMO’s European footprint and will complement Leverkusen drug product site

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Lonza to expand bioconjugation capabilities at Visp site

Lonza to expand bioconjugation capabilities at Visp site

23 Dec 2020

CDMO will add two production suites for clinical and commercial supply and extend lab space to double analytical and process development capacity

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Spanish CDMO Reig Jofre to manufacture Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Spanish CDMO Reig Jofre to manufacture Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate

15 Dec 2020

The company will be responsible for the formulation, filling, and packaging of Ad26.COV2-S at its new €30 million injectable products plant in Barcelona

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Thermo Fisher boosts clinical supply chain and distribution services in Europe

Thermo Fisher boosts clinical supply chain and distribution services in Europe

15 Dec 2020

Two new facilities in Germany will provide clinical supply and cold chain services to support growing demand

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Lilly nabs gene therapy company Prevail Therapeutics

Lilly nabs gene therapy company Prevail Therapeutics

15 Dec 2020

Through the acquisition, Lilly will establish a gene therapy program via Prevail's gain clinical-stage and preclinical neuroscience assets

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AstraZeneca taps Halix for commercial drug substance manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca taps Halix for commercial drug substance manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine

9 Dec 2020

Dutch CDMO will expand with two additional viral vector production lines to meet the increased demand

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