Author Archives: BPI Staff

The Future of Aseptic Filling: Automated Filling Robots Coming to a Clean Room Near You

This podcast features: Gene Yoshioka, director of manufacturing at Avid Bioservices This podcast was recorded at the 2014 BioProcess Theater which took place at the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26, 2014. The BioProcess Theater, a 50-seat amphitheater located on the exhibition floor at the heart of the BioProcess Zone, provided attendees with daily, complimentary opportunities to listen, learn, and interact with leading experts as they presented, discussed and debated the latest business and scientific trends impacting the development and…

CMO/CDMOs: How Technologies Are Changing Outsourcing Strategies, Services Offered, and Risks Taken

This podcast features: Moderator: Susan Dexter, principal consultant at Latham Biopharm Group Panelists Economic Trends: Rob Silber, director of supply chain/business contracts at Boehringer Ingelheim Technology Advancements: Andrew Sandford, vice president of business development at Catalent Pharma Solutions Facility Designs: Bill Reed, PhD, senior vice president of operations at Kalon Biotherapeutics Service Offerings: Mark Bamforth, president and chief executive officer at Gallus BioPharmaceuticals This podcast was recorded at the 2014 BioProcess Theater which took place at the 2014 BIO International…

The Client Experience: The Key to a CDMO’s Sustainable Future

This podcast features: Safa’a Al-Rais, senior director of venture management at Therapure Biopharma This podcast was recorded at the 2014 BioProcess Theater which took place at the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26, 2014. The BioProcess Theater, a 50-seat amphitheater located on the exhibition floor at the heart of the BioProcess Zone, provided attendees with daily, complimentary opportunities to listen, learn, and interact with leading experts as they presented, discussed and debated the latest business and scientific trends impacting the…

GMP Considerations for Bioprocess Design: A CMO Perspective

This podcast features: Les Tillack, chief executive officer at PharmaSynth Pty Ltd. This podcast was recorded at the 2014 BioProcess Theater which took place at the 2014 BIO International Convention, June 23-26, 2014. The BioProcess Theater, a 50-seat amphitheater located on the exhibition floor at the heart of the BioProcess Zone, provided attendees with daily, complimentary opportunities to listen, learn, and interact with leading experts as they presented, discussed and debated the latest business and scientific trends impacting the development…

ACEA Biosciences Introduces the xCELLigence® RTCA CardioECR System

In response to the need for more predictive preclinical assays for cardiac liability, ACEA Biosciences, Inc. has introduced its next generation Cardio System, the xCELLigence RTCA CardioECR System. Building on the success of the impedance-only RTCA Cardio System, the new RTCA CardioECR system combines impedance and Multi Electrode Array (MEA) technology with a pacing function. RTCA CardioECR is the first platform to allow simultaneous cardiomyocyte contractility and field potential measurement. The system is designed to be placed in a standard…

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Expands Cell Culture Manufacturing Capacity with Addition of Two New 2,000L Single-Use Bioreactors

Billingham, Teesside, UK and Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, 19th August 2014: FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced continued expansion of its cell culture manufacturing capabilities with the addition of two 2000L single-use bioreactors. One each of these is being installed at the company’s sites in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC, USA and Billingham, UK. The new reactors will complement the range of vessels at both sites, adding further flexibility for customer requirements. Each site currently operates 1000L single-use bioreactors with…

Mouvex® Launches Global Product Recovery Initiative

Auxerre, France, June 26, 2014 —Mouvex®, part of Pump Solutions Group (PSG®) and a leading manufacturer of positive displacement pumps, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Product Recovery Initiative. Officially launched at the Institute of Food Technologists’ IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo – which took place from June 21-14 in New Orleans, LA, USA – this new Product Recovery Initiative shows hygienic manufacturers the enormous potential for operational waste reduction and the associated cost savings (or…