Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Single-Use Specialist ASI for $300M

ASI designs, manufactures and delivers customized single-use systems and equipment for the preparation, processing, storage, and transportation of biopharmaceuticals.

CBMG and GE Healthcare Life Sciences China Partner on CAR T-Cell and Stem Cell...

The companies plan to develop automated CAR T-cell and stem cell manufacturing capabilities.

Danaher to Acquire GE Life Sciences’ Biopharma Business for $21.4B

Danaher agreed to buy GE Life Sciences biopharma business for approximately $21.4 billion cash, in a deal designed to enhance the buyer’s bioprocessing offerings and pay down the seller’s debt. Following completion of the acquisition, GE Biopharma will operate as a standalone company within Danaher’s Life Sciences segment
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Fujifilm Invests in Full-Scale, Fully Integrated Continuous Processing Facility

Fujifilm made an initial $10 million investment to establish a full-scale, fully-integrated continuous processing facility for non-GMP manufacture of biopharmaceuticals at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Billingham, U.K., location. Fujifilm officials say their advanced upstream perfusion...
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Innovative Chemicals for Process Intensification in Cell Culture Media

Sponsored content brought to you by Introduction L-Tyrosine is a key amino acid for both cellular metabolism and protein synthesis and its depletion in fed-batch processes has been correlated with a drop in specific productivity1 and...
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Avantor and NIBRT Agree to Jointly Address Downstream Bottlenecks

Recent activities in upstream optimization has placed pressure on downstream purification resources. In addition, demand for multi-product facilities has placed a strain on capacity for traditional buffer preparation.
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NIBRT Says Ireland Growing as EU Biomanufacturing Hub

The Irish Government has identified cell therapy manufacturing as a key target. In October NIBRT and the Government published a white paper called "The case for cell and gene therapy manufacturing in Ireland."
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Assessing the Air

A reliable system of environmental monitoring is critical for protecting bioprocessing from unintended contamination. The method must address particle measurements, surface and airborne microorganisms, temperature, pressure, and humidity.
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Bioprocess Sector Working to Maintain Technology Supply Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies are striving to keep staff safe while maintaining the supply of systems for vaccine development. Crisis on supply chains, production, and shipments to customers has still been manageable, but the high dynamics of this situation are challenging.

BioMimetic Strengthens Arrangement with Novartis for Exclusive Supply of Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor

Firm believes that it now has a stronghold in the development of rhPDGF-BB for orthopedic indications. BioMimetic Therapeutics has amended its manufacturing and supply agreement with Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics for the supply of bulk...

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