JSR Life Sciences Opens Applications Development Facility

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The Applications Center of Excellence in Durham, NC, will offer development studies for JSR Life Sciences customers.

JSR Life Sciences announced the opening of an Applications Center of Excellence in Durham, NC, which features laboratory and work space for JSR’s Separations Sciences Group (SSG) to conduct applications development, customer support, and training, according a July 11, 2019 press statement.

The facility, which gives JSR Life Sciences an additional presence on the East Coast, is co-located with JSR Life Sciences company KBI Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical contract services organization.

The facility, which is equipped with large-scale columns and automated liquid handling systems, will be used to conduct process development scale studies and commercial-scale customer demonstrations for the company’s Amsphere A3 protein A chromatography resin.


“This new facility will provide world-class technical support and a collaboration space for our expanding North American and global customer base,” said Masayoshi Nagaya, senior manager of JSR Life Sciences’ SSG group in the press statement.“Being co-located with KBI, we can leverage their analytical capabilities and process development expertise to better support our customers.”

Source: JSR Life Sciences