Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Chemical Process Scale Up
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Almac Invests to Accelerate Formulation Development Services

Published: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Almac expands its pharmaceutical development service offering with an investment in excess of $10m.

In Jan 2013, Almac completed the doubling of their pharmaceutical development service capabilities with the opening of a new dedicated non-GMP facility together with 2 analytical laboratories at their UK headquarters.

The new non-GMP formulation development facility offers clients greater flexibility and speed in formulation and process development, creating an environment where development work can be progressed quickly and then easily transferred to the existing GMP development facility located on the same Almac UK campus.

Although the new facility is dedicated to non-GMP work, it mirrors all the technical capabilities of Almac’s existing GMP pharmaceutical development facility, including high levels of control over environmental conditions as well as extending current capabilities in processing potent compounds with low OELs.

In parallel to the new non-GMP facility, Almac has doubled its analytical capacity with new analytical laboratories for processing the large sample sets which result from non-GMP process development work for clients who seek to better understand their processes in line with the principles of QbD.

Additionally, in response to increased client demand for preclinical and early phase clinical GMP supply, Almac have further enhanced their pharmaceutical development offering with an investment in additional Xcelodose® technology.

Similar to our existing technology this additional Xcelodose® unit comes complete with an Xcelohood® providing the capability to dose potent API directly into capsules.

“Almac is continually assessing and investing in solutions to accelerate the manufacturing of our client’s clinical supplies, while ensuring quality at all times. The investments this year in the new non-GMP facility and Xcelodose equipment strengthens Almac’s position as an integrated service provider in the pharmaceutical development sector.” said John McQuaid, VP Technical Operations.


Further Information

Join For Free

Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 3,100+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Almac Group Drives Biocatalysis Leadership with a Further $7M Investment
The investment will help develop biocatalysts for scale-up chemistry.
Friday, February 20, 2015
Almac Forms Academia-Industry Collaboration
Collaboration aims to bring a novel chemical produced via an enzymatic route from under-utilised natural oil to the market.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Almac and DSM Announces Collaboration Agreement
Collaboration agreement in the field of biocatalysis to provide sustainable manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical industry.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Almac and DSM Sign Collaboration Agreement in Biocatalysis
Collaboration agreement to provide sustainable manufacturing services to the pharmaceutical industry.
Monday, October 08, 2012
Scientific News
Injecting New Life into Old Antibiotics
A new fully synthetic way to make a class of antibiotics called macrolides from simple building blocks is set to open up a new front in the fight against antimicrobial drug resistance.
New Cancer Fighters Emerge From Lab
Rice University lab simplifies total synthesis of anti-cancer agent.
Pharmacy on Demand
New, portable system can be configured to produce different drugs.
Safer, Cheaper, Greener and More Efficient System for Organic Synthesis
The new medium not only supports organic synthesis it also produces considerably higher yields of product than pure organic solvents.
Countless New, Cleaner Uses of Methane
Chemists have demonstrated the potential to use methane as a versatile chemical building block with which to make more complex molecules.
New Way to Control Chemical Reactions
Scientists have harnessed static electricity to control chemical reactions for the first time, in a breakthrough that could bring cleaner industry and cheaper nanotechnology.
Tiny 'Flasks' Speed Up Chemical Reactions
Self-assembling nanosphere clusters may improve everything from drug synthesis to drug delivery.
The Manufacturing Challenges of Nanotechnology
Head of NanoManufacturing at the Department of Engineering’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) Dr Michaël de Volder explains why manufacturing carbon nanotubes is so difficult – and so important.
New Material Lays Waste to Mercury Pollution
A brand new, dirt cheap, non-toxic polymer that literally sucks mercury out of water and soil is set to become a game changer in the battle against one of the world’s most reviled pollutants.
Shocking New Way to Get the Salt Out
MIT team invents efficient shockwave-based process for desalination of water.
SELECTBIO

SELECTBIO Market Reports
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
3,100+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,500+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FOR FREE!