Gene therapy solution: The value of a CDMO as your end-to-end partner

By Catherine Hanley on Oct 31, 2020 9:00:00 AM

With ongoing advances in science and technology, the cell and gene therapy pipeline has grown especially robust over the past few years. At present, Clinical Trials.gov shows more than 4,500 active gene therapy trials globally. In the United States, McKinsey experts expect to see 10 to 20 cell and gene therapy approvals per year over the next five years. 

This article discusses the important factors to consider when selecting an outsourcing partner for your advanced therapies. 

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Topics: advanced therapies

Bloomberg: The Way Ahead

By Catherine Hanley on Oct 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Emergent BioSolutions, a Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking customer since 2011, helps governments respond to health emergencies before they happen. Eight years ago, they were planning for a crisis like Covid-19. America will need hundreds of millions of doses of a vaccine. Emergent is manufacturing them now, before they've been approved for use, so they'll be ready if they measure up. 

Topics: COVID-19

Strategizing for Rapid Changeovers in Biologics Manufacturing

By Catherine Hanley on Sep 21, 2020 3:17:37 PM

Syed T. Husain, senior vice president and CDMO business unit head at Emergent BioSolutions recently contributed to an editorial titled, "Strategizing for Rapid Changeovers in Biologics Manufacturing" in the September issue of BioPharm International. 

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Topics: editorials
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All Hands on Deck for Fill/Finish of Vaccines and Therapeutics

By Catherine Hanley on Aug 31, 2020 4:58:00 PM

“Emergent has a long, successful history of working with the US government to develop, manufacture, and deliver safe and effective medical countermeasures for public health. BARDA has been an excellent partner, across all levels from leadership to the project and technical teams with whom we work closely. As partners on a team, we work collaboratively to monitor, evaluate, and progress projects and help remove barriers that slow down the directive of Operation Warp Speed.”

Dino Muzzin, senior vice president of manufacturing operations at Emergent BioSolutions contributed to an editorial in the August issue of Pharmaceutical Technology on the pivotal role outsourcing partners are having in the rapid development and production of COVID-19 vaccine candidates. 

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Topics: COVID-19
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Preparing Pandemic Vaccine Capacity

By Catherine Hanley on Aug 18, 2020 9:59:52 AM

Dino Muzzin, senior vice president of manufacturing operations at Emergent BioSolutions recently contributed to an editorial in Pharmtech.com discussing the importance of collaboration between innovators, manufacturing partners, and the entire supply chain when preparing for rapid scale-up of COVID-19 vaccine candidates. 

Topics: COVID-19

COVID-19: 'Pandemic-ready' set-up placing Emergent apart in CDMO Space

By Catherine Hanley on Jul 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

In a recent article with BioProcess International, Syed T. Husain, senior vice president & CDMO business unit head at Emergent BioSolutions, discusses the critical role Emergent has in supporting the development & manufacturing of COVID-19 vaccine candidates. 

Topics: COVID-19
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Emergent BioSolutions Signs Agreement with AstraZeneca to Expand Manufacturing for COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

By Catherine Hanley on Jul 27, 2020 8:56:21 AM

  • Emergent will provide contract development and manufacturing services beginning in 2020 to produce drug substance at large scale for commercial supply
  • Agreement is valued at approximately $174 million through 2021 and brings the total AstraZeneca commitment to $261 million
  • Parties may enter into additional commercial manufacturing commitments as the candidate progresses over three years through Emergent’s flexible capacity deployment model

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emergent BioSolutions Inc. (NYSE:EBS) today announced that it has signed an agreement to provide contract development and manufacturing (CDMO) services for large-scale commercial drug substance manufacturing for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate, AZD1222. The agreement is valued at approximately $174 million through 2021 and follows an $87 million contract in June for development services, performance and process qualification, raw materials and an initial capacity reservation.

Topics: COVID-19 news
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Disease Prevention & Control Summit America 2020

By Catherine Hanley on Jul 21, 2020 4:51:41 PM

Emergent will be participating in the Disease Prevention & Control Summit taking place virtually, July 28 - 29, 2020. 

Schedule a Meeting with Emergent

Dates: July 28 - 29, 2020 

Location: Virtual Conference

Register for free here

Topics: events
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EMERGENT IN THE NEWS: COVID-19 General Coverage

By Catherine Hanley on Jul 7, 2020 3:00:00 PM

Read the latest news coverage of Emergent's insights and involvement in the fight against COVID-19.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Topics: COVID-19
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BPI Theater Encore Event: July 8 & 9

By Catherine Hanley on Jul 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Missed our presentation at the BioProcess International Theater during BIO Digital? BPI is hosting an encore event on July 8 & 9 with access to more than 30 scientific presentations, executive interviews, and panel discussions focusing on emerging therapies and technologies.

Register for free to listen to Emergent's on demand presentation: Solutions for Rapid Development and Manufacturing Responses to COVID-19 and Other Public Health Threats.


When: July 8, 2020 at 2:15 PM ET
Where: OnDemand
Presenter: Richard W. Welch, PhD, Vice President, Development Services at Emergent BioSolutions

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