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Kaneka Eurogentec Receives GMP Accreditation for New mRNA Manufacturing Facility – COVID-19 Vaccine Production…

first_img Facebook Twitter Twitter TAGS  By Digital AIM Web Support – February 17, 2021 Facebook Kaneka Eurogentec Receives GMP Accreditation for New mRNA Manufacturing Facility – COVID-19 Vaccine Production Ongoing Local NewsBusinesscenter_img WhatsApp SERAING, Belgium–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 17, 2021– Kaneka Eurogentec: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210217005028/en/ Photo credit: Kaneka Eurogentec S.A. A new GMP facility for active pharmaceutical ingredient production The new facility audited and accredited by Belgian Authorities will allow the production and the purification of up to 10 g scale ( up to 1 Million doses of vaccine) of RNA for use in human clinical trials and commercial supply, with potential for expansion. Strengthening Eurogentec’s position as a leader in gene therapy Dr. Lieven Janssens, Kaneka Eurogentec’s President and CEO, said, “Manufacturing GMP mRNA complements perfectly our ongoing GMP DNA manufacturing activities providing a one-stop-shop offering Plasmid DNA, linearization and mRNA production. It’s definitely the ambition of Kaneka Eurogentec to become the world leading CDMO for mRNA, as we are already for the production of plasmid DNA. ”. Two mRNA contracts already signed The expertise of the company for more than 25 years as CDMO for the manufacturing of GMP Biopharmaceuticals is recognized worldwide. Two customers have already signed for three mRNA sequences including for early phase COVID-19 clinical trials. About Kaneka Eurogentec Eurogentec was founded in 1985 as one of the first biotech companies in Belgium. Kaneka Eurogentec contributes to improving health and fighting diseases by supplying products and services to scientists involved in life science research, molecular diagnostics, and therapeutic developments. The Liège-based company is recognised as one of the major suppliers in the field of genomics and proteomics as well as a trusted Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) for the bio-production of pharmaceuticals (vaccines and medicines In 2010, Eurogentec, renamed Kaneka Eurogentec in April 2017, became part of Kaneka Corporation, a large Japanese chemical company focusing on technology and innovation. About Kaneka Corporation Kaneka is an innovation-oriented chemical company. Traditionally the company has been active in polymers, fermentation, biotechnology and electronics, as well as other fields. Business activities now span a broad spectrum of markets ranging from plastics, EPS resins, chemicals and foodstuffs to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, electrical and electronic materials and synthetic fibers. The life science related activities are currently one of the strategically important domains for Kaneka. The company has been a pioneer among Japanese chemical companies in establishing overseas operations, beginning in 1970 with a subsidiary in Belgium. View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210217005028/en/ CONTACT: Kaneka Eurogentec S.A. Frédéric Dimola – Marketing Manager;[email protected]; 0032 4 372 74 00 www.eurogentec.com KEYWORD: BELGIUM EUROPE INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MEDICAL SUPPLIES HEALTH INFECTIOUS DISEASES RESEARCH SCIENCE PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY SOURCE: Kaneka Eurogentec Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/17/2021 04:00 AM/DISC: 02/17/2021 04:00 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210217005028/en WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Previous articleCockburn, Dosunmu lead No. 5 Illini past Northwestern 73-66Next articlePandemic politicking: Israel’s election sprint echoes US’s Digital AIM Web Supportlast_img

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