Bioprocessing
Pall debuts solution for biotech research
Pall, one of the largest suppliers of laboratory filtration and clarification products, recently launched two new filtration and clarification plates designed to improve cell and protein purification.  Discuss
SiO2 increases vial capacity for COVID-19 vaccines
Advanced materials company SiO2 Materials Science has increased the manufacturing capacity of its plastic medical-grade vials to help meet the demand for COVID-19 vaccines.
AGC acquires commercial manufacturing facility
Contract development and manufacturing organization AGC Biologics has purchased a large-scale biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Boulder, CO.
Thermo Fisher to operate new CSL biologics facility
Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a long-term lease agreement with CSL to operate a new biologics manufacturing facility in Lengnau, Switzerland.
Need for efficiency, COVID-19 vaccine spurs biomanufacturing in 2020
With the urgent need for COVID-19 therapies and vaccines, funding agencies have prioritized biomanufacturing; companies in turn are preparing to ramp up a variety of biologics. The strong demand for bioprocessed medicines in 2020 will continue to drive growth of the industry.  Discuss
Moving closer to orally dosed peptide medications
A new method can identify among billions of double-bridge peptides the ones that are most likely to bind to disease targets of interest and escape enzymatic degradation in the gastrointestinal tract. A study on the method was published in Nature Biomedical Engineering on May 11.  Discuss
MilliporeSigma expands viral and gene therapy capacity
MilliporeSigma is expanding its BioReliance viral and gene therapy service offering with a second commercial manufacturing facility in Carlsbad, CA. The $110 million facility is set to open in 2021.
Berkeley Lights debuts new workflow for Opto CLD
Berkeley Lights has introduced Opto Cell Line Development (CLD) 2.0, a new workflow designed for the Beacon optofluidic instrument.
Biopharma processing market shows early indicators of strong 2020
The biopharmaceutical processing market shows early indicators of strong 2020, according to our partners Strategic Directions International and Kalorama Information, which are developing an upcoming report on the sector.  Discuss
Experts map the future of bioprinting
Bioprinting has rapidly advanced in both techniques and clinical applications, but key challenges still remain for the burgeoning field. A multinational team of researchers offered their recommendations for how to address these hurdles in an in-depth road map article published February 7 in Biofabrication.  Discuss
Conferences
2020 ACCP Annual Meeting
September 20-22
Bethesda, Maryland United States
Bioprocess International West
September 21-24
Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST) United States
BioProcess International
September 21-24
Eastern Standard Time Zone (EST), Massachusetts United States
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