Fujifilm to Build New U.K. Center of Excellence

Activities will address challenges and opportunities in bioprocessing

Fujifilm Bioreactor
Source: Credit: Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies

CDMO Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies plans to build the FDB Centre of Excellence in Bioprocessing 2.0. (CEB) in the U.K., in partnership with the University of Edinburgh; University of Manchester, and University of York. This initiative was jointly defined by Fujifilm and CEB Partners to address challenges and opportunities in bioprocessing, according to Andy Topping, chief scientific officer at Fujifilm.

“Fujifilm has historically supported a significant number of innovation projects globally. The FDB Centre of Excellence in Bioprocessing 2.0 builds on Fujifilm’s historical support of research in the United Kingdom and allows us to develop long term partnerships with these world class universities to support the growth of our business,” he said.

“Our aim is to link fundamental research and world class expertise to the business needs of Fujifilm,” added Jen Vanderhoven, vice president of global business change. “We are creating an innovation engine that drives new processes, efficiencies, products and services.”

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