Nu-Tek to erect animal-free peptone facility

By The Science Advisory Board staff writers

March 3, 2021 -- Nu-Tek Biosciences plans to build a new animal-free peptone facility in Austin, MN.

The company's technology platform was developed to meet the growing demand for animal-free media components in the biopharma industry.

It will be the first dedicated, animal-free peptone, and protein hydrolysate manufacturing facility in the U.S. The plant aims to meet the rapidly growing demand for materials used to manufacture biologics. Construction on the new facility is expected to being in the spring of 2021.

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