Biochemical Engineering Special Interest Group
biological engineering professionals
06 June 2016

Fujifilm Diosynth Announces Collaboration on a New 20,000L Microbial Biologics Facility

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies has announced that it is in the process of establishing a long-term collaboration with MSD, a global biopharmaceutical company known as Merck in the U.S. and Canada, to invest in and operate a large-scale microbial-biologics facility for supply of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) to its customers. This collaboration involves a $60-million USD investment by MSD at its Brinny manufacturing plant in Innishannon, County Cork, Ireland. MSD in Brinny has been in operation for more than 30 years and is an integrated site for the development, testing and manufacturing of biologics. Source: Fujifilm press release 6/6/2016

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