Avid Bioservices, Inc. is expanding its CDMO service offering into the cell and gene therapy market: constructing a purpose-built 53,000 sq. ft. viral vector development and CGMP manufacturing facility in Costa Mesa, CA.
LEXEO Therapeutics, a clinical-stage gene therapy company, is partnering with CDMO, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), to support the development and manufacturing of its AAV-mediated gene therapies.
Lonza is investing to expand mammalian development services at its Singapore facility; the move will bring additional capacity for cell culture, purification, and analytical services for mammalian biologics.
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific Inc has started the commissioning phase of its new 250,000 square feet (22,800 square meter) cell culture media manufacturing facility in Tilburg, the Netherlands; the site joins existing plants in the US and Japan.
ViroCell Biologics and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) have formed a new partnership to immediately address the global viral vector manufacturing bottleneck for clinical trials