WuXi AppTec, a leading global provider of R&D- and manufacturing-enabling services in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of OXGENE, a pioneering United Kingdom-based contract research and development organization that designs and develops scalable gene therapy technologies
NORWICH, UK – 07 January 2021: Leaf Expression Systems (Leaf), a contract development and manufacturing organisation based in Norwich, UK, has announced today that it has produced three further products to support research into the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2, 2019-nCoV) pandemic.
Arcinova, a multi-service Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) based in Alnwick, Northumberland, has recently taken delivery and commissioned the award winning R1000 Robotic Capsule Filler from life-sciences automation company 3P innovation, as part of the ‘Fill-Inova’ project.
Enesi Pharma (“Enesi”) announces that ImplaVax® has won the ‘Best New Vaccine Technology/Platform Award’ at the World Vaccine Congress Washington Virtual annual event (28 September – 1 October 2020). The Vaccine Industry Excellence (ViE) Awards honour and recognise the efforts, accomplishments, and positive contributions of companies and individuals in the vaccine industry and are a highlight of the World Vaccine Congress.
Enesi Pharma is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Keith Howard as Chief Scientific Officer. Dr Howard is a seasoned vaccine development expert who will lead Enesi’s R&D efforts to develop novel solid-dose vaccines for needle-free delivery for both in-house and partnered programmes, progressing them into clinical development.
The extensive and advanced work to develop the critical analytical assays needed for quality control in the manufacture of the AAV1 based gene therapy product CG01 has now been completed in a collaboration between CombiGene and CGT Catapult. CombiGene will now integrate the analytical assays into its production process, taking it another step closer to its final large scale production design for clinical trials and commercial distribution.
The UK Government grant will support new and existing projects until March 2022. Funding will ensure that the positive impact of the ATTC network continues; further optimising the UK ecosystem for routine adoption of advanced therapies.
- New state-of-the-art centre to scale up COVID-19 vaccine and gene therapy manufacturing gets £100m investment
- Additional £4.7m for new training facilities and an online learning platform to boost vaccine as well as cell and gene therapy skills
- New centre and skills vital for the UK’s ability respond to diseases like coronavirus, and potential future pandemics
The 2020 annual report released today presents Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult's achievements, collaborations and initiatives from the past year and their impact in enhancing growth, productivity and supporting the development and commercialisation of cell and gene therapies.