The last month of summer saw several hires, including a lead for Worldwide Clinical Trials’ Japan operations, CEO appointments at CordenPharma and LabConnect, and Altasciences’ new CSO, who joins the company from Syneos.
Orgenesis is developing a ‘distributed’ processing solution – backed by its point-of-care cell therapy platform and CDMO business – to provide approved cell therapies to patients at a fraction of today’s costs, says company executive.
As part of its global network expansion strategy, PCI Pharma Services is investing in a new dedicated clinical facility near Dublin, Ireland, which will provide space for secondary packaging, storage, logistics, and distribution.
The cell and gene therapy industry cannot grow without a ‘standardized, systematized, industrialized foundation,’ according to experts from Lonza and Vineti, which have teamed up to advance a ‘vein-to-vein’ delivery network.
The multi-stakeholder group is developing a blockchain-powered platform to increase transparency and collaboration in the clinical trial supply chain – and has successfully completed a proof-of-concept project, now looking to next steps.