Rentschler Biopharma to Launch US Center of Excellence

November 7, 2019

The new addition will also launch a single-use bioreactor for the 93,000-ft2 facility.

Rentschler Biopharma, a Germany-based contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), announced it is opening a center of excellence in Milford, MA, to expand its US footprint. The new addition will also launch a single-use bioreactor for the 93,000-ft2 facility, according to a Nov. 6, 2019 Rentschler press release.

The new XDR-500 bioreactor is equipped with a working volume of 100–500 L, downstream process capabilities of 2–8 g/L, and is part of the state-of-the-art GMP facility suite concept, according to the release. The system is set to be client-ready in mid-2020.

Additionally, the company is planning on adding a separate building to the site for large-scale and single-use manufacturing, and lab capacity for new modalities.

Dr. Jesús Zurdo, senior vice-president, Innovation and Venture Partnerships at Rentschler, will present the company’s clinical and commercial manufacturing capabilities at BIO-Europe from Nov. 11–13 in Hamburg, Germany.

Source: Rentschler Biopharma