FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Expands Cell-Culture Manufacturing Capacity
FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced continued expansion of its cell-culture manufacturing capabilities with the addition of two 2000-L single-use bioreactors. One of each of these is being installed at the company's sites in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina and Billingham, UK.
The new reactors will complement the range of vessels at currently at both sites. Each site currently operates 1000-L single-use bioreactors with 250-L to 1,000-L operating volumes, with an additional 200-L single-use bioreactor in the UK, and a 2000-L stainless-steel train in RTP.
The new 2000L bioreactors are expected to be operational by November 2014 in the US and in the UK in January 2015.