Manufacturing

Novavax and Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Begin Manufacturing of COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

July 23, 2020

Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies’ North Carolina site will be used to manufacture Novavax’ NVX‑CoV2373 vaccine candidate for a Phase III clinical trial.

CureVac Receives Funding, Collaborates with GSK on mRNA and mAbs

July 21, 2020

GSK and CureVac will collaborate on mRNA-based vaccines and mAbs. Separately, the EIB and others provided CureVac with financing for development of its CVnCoV vaccine candidate and expansion of manufacturing.

CureVac Receives Funding, Collaborates with GSK on mRNA and mAbs

July 21, 2020

GSK and CureVac will collaborate on mRNA-based vaccines and mAbs. Separately, the EIB and others provided CureVac with financing for development of its CVnCoV vaccine candidate and expansion of manufacturing.

R+D Custom Automation Supplies Vial Machinery to SiO2 Materials Science

July 09, 2020

The agreement will accelerate production of SiO2’s plastic vials for vaccines and therapeutics for Operation Warp Speed.

Robotic Inspection System Improves Accuracy

July 09, 2020

Stevanato Group’s Vision Robot Unit uses AI-based machine learning capabilities for particle and cosmetic inspection of biopharmaceutical drug products.

BARDA, DOD Award $450-Million COVID-19 Manufacturing and Supply Contract to Regeneron

July 08, 2020

BARDA and DOD have awarded a $450-million contract to Regeneron Pharmaceuticals to manufacture and supply an investigational double antibody cocktail in development for treating COVID-19.

Vetter Expands Fill/Finish Capacity with Acquisition of New Site in Austria

July 08, 2020

The acquisition will give the CDMO additional clinical filling options in Europe, which is expected to come online in 2021.

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Opens Large-Scale Injectable Fill/Finish Facility

July 02, 2020

The new facility in Grand Rapids, MI, is part of the CDMO’s aggressive expansion plan.

Detecting Microbial Contamination in Bioprocessing

July 01, 2020

Safeguarding against microbial contamination requires rapid detection and innovative technology.

Improving mAb Manufacturing Productivity by Optimizing Buffer and Media Prep Process Flow

July 01, 2020

Innovative approaches, including ready-to-use materials and in-line dilution, can significantly streamline overall bioprocessing operations.