PPD Expands GMP Lab ServicesBy
Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a contract research organization headquartered in Wilmington, North Carolina, has expanded its GMP laboratory operations in Athlone, Ireland. The lab has added 400 square meters (4,300 square feet) of new laboratory space for analytical testing of biopharmaceuticals and inhalation devices. The Athlone GMP facility now totals more than 3,800 square meters (41,500 square feet) of analytical testing and support space.
The Athlone GMP lab, opened in 2010, providest, including analytical testing services, method development and validation, stability testing, and quality control and release testing. The operation also provides regulatory services, product licensing, and marketed product support.