Single-use technology hits the mainstream

Single-use technology hits the mainstream

With changing requirements and the rise of new, more personalized treatments based on bioprocessed materials, biopharmaceutical manufacturers are progressively shifting from immobile stainless-steel tanks to more flexible and user-friendly single-use technology systems. Single-use technologies have been the new standard for lab and clinical study purposes – where they were first being utilized due to their […]

Large Scale Freeze/Thaw Platform virtually commissioned in the US

Regardless of all potential pitfalls from the current pandemic Single Use Support has reached the next milestone in its thriving development: The large scale freeze/thaw platform has been commissioned on site in California/US virtually. A major CMO (contract manufacturing organization) in the Bay Area, producing biologics, small molecules, bioconjugates and cell and gene therapies, will […]

General chances and challenges of a personalized therapy approach - CAR-T cell therapy

General chances and challenges of a personalized therapy approach – CAR-T cell therapy

CGT is the acronym for Cell and Gene Therapy and describes a multitude of new, personalized therapies that are promising cure where traditional approaches have been failing, such as Crohn’s Disease, leukemia and various tumor diseases. Unlike traditional biopharmaceutical products, the CGT approach uses the patient’s own cells, which are extracted and then genetically manipulated […]

Single-use filtration systems and their impact on process integrity for biopharma

Single-use filtration systems and their impact on process integrity for biopharma

At an increased rate, big players in the pharmaceutical industry are moving away from immobile and rigid systems with bulky stainless-steel vessels and fixed attachments towards more flexible and scalable single-use filtration systems, commonly comprised of single-use components. But why is that the case? The need for more flexibility and versatility in the Single-use filtration […]

Why single-use technology is the way forward for pharmaceutical manufacturers

Single-use technology – the way forward for pharmaceutical manufacturers

Not least since it was recommended by the FDA as a way to reduce the still-existing risk of contamination of bulk drug substance, single-use technology based on the application of disposable components has seen a rise in popularity in the pharmaceutical industry. In light of this commendation it comes as no surprise that this relatively […]

How scale-up technologies for bulk drug substances will help the industry

In the course of a webinar Thomas Wurm explained the importance of scale-up technologies for the biopharma industry. The entertaining presentation was among other interesting facts, demonstrations and studies also about the link to the current situation with COVID-19: as soon as one vaccine against the pandemic will be approved from FDA and EMA, how […]

Why a scalable logistics process is imperative for the biopharmaceutical industry

Single use technology & why a scalable logistics process is imperative for the biopharmaceutical industry

While the logistics process has always played a vital role in the manufacturing of approved medical compounds and pharmaceutical blockbusters, it is becoming ever more important in the scope of clinical studies. Logistics do not only cover the safe and reliable transport of high-quality drug substances but also include filtration, filling and the entire freeze-thaw-process, […]

Successful quality initiative: Global player meets Biotech startup

Thanks to a cooperation with BakerHicks, Single Use Support is now taking the qualification and validation strategies of mechatronic systems to the next level. The synergy of know-how between the renowned giant in pharmaceutical engineering BakerHicks and the Tyrolean startup Single Use Support represents a beneficial cooperation for both parties. However, the biopharma customers will […]

CAR-T: A promising therapy and its challenges

Scientists have been working on the so-called CAR-T cell therapy since the late 1980s. Cells are extracted from the patient’s blood to then be manipulated in the lab so they recognize and attack cancer cells. This type of individual therapy has been successfully applied for the first time in 2010. It has been approved in […]

3S BIO’s experience with Single Use Support solutions

The Chinese biopharm company 3S BIO has more than 30 listed products and currently 32 products under development. It covers treatments in oncology, autoimmune diseases, nephrology, metabolism, dermatology and other related areas of treatment. For their monoclonal antibodies they were looking for a solution to freeze and thaw their single-use bags, that contained the liquid […]