Lonza Biologics Porriño / Pharmaceutical

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Contract manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins using mammalian cell culture

We offer comprehensive services in the production of monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. We also provide advanced analytical services for protein characterization and manufacturing process support for the biotechnology industry, as well as for other Lonza facilities.

The products manufactured in Porriño are intended for clinical trials or commercial use, and are used in human medical treatments, particularly in inflammatory, immunological, respiratory, cardiovascular, nervous system disorders and neurodegenerative diseases, and in a number of oncological diseases. Our products are for parenteral administration, which is the most demanding from the perspective of quality compliance.

2000

Foundation year

+63M€

Turnover volume (2016)

367

Employees

Business areas

• Custom manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins using mammalian cell culture.

• Analytical Services for the Biotechnology Industry.

Lines of business

• Stirred bioreactors 10.000 L. scale & single-use bioreactors.

• Analytical services and stability studies of DS and DP.

Products / services

• Custom manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins using mammalian cell culture.

• Analytical Services for the Biotechnology Industry.

Difference / potential

The Lonza professional staff and our production and analytical capabilities are available to companies or research centers that need to produce proteins in a quantity and/or of a quality that exceeds their capabilities, as well as top-ranked multinational biopharmaceutical companies that need additional and flexible capacity for products in both the clinical and commercial phase. We provide reliable and trustworthy services, and maintain a record of success in satisfying our client´s regularoty requirements. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals who bring extraordinary experience in cell culture production that increases and is developed further at Lonza, which allows them to use their experience to the fullest.

Achievements

• 2009: Authorization by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) as a facility to produce multiple products for commercial use.

• 2010: Authorization for commercial production by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

• 2011: Authorization for commercial production by Korea (KFDA).

• 2012: Renewal authorization by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) as a facility to produce multiple products for commercial use.

• 2012: Authorization for commercial production by Turkey (Turkish MOH).

• 2012 Authorization for commercial production by Brazil (ANVISA).

• 2013: Authorization for commercial production by Japan (PMDA).

• 2014 Authorization as an external analysis laboratory by Japan (PMDA).

• 2015: Renewal authorization in the name of the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS) as a facility to produce multiple products for commercial use (Galicia Regional Government, Office of Pharmaceutical Inspection).

• 2015: Renewal authorization for commercial production by Korea (MFDS).

• 2015: Authorization as an external analysis laboratory by the US (US FDA).

• 2016: Authorization for commercial production by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Awards / recognitions

• 2015-2016: Recognized for safety (Fraternidad Muprespa).

• 2015: Lonza Quality Star Award 2014.

• 2014: Most competitive biotechnology company (Bioga).

• 2014: Most flexible company (Spanish Ministry of Health, 2014).

• 2014: Safest company in Galicia (ASGOCA, 2014).

• 2012: Best financial director (Hudson).

• 2012: Best company for female executives (Executivas).

Contact person:

Luis Sánchez Ureña (Site General Manager)

Address:

A Relva s/n
36400 O Porriño - Pontevedra- Spain

Phone:

(+34) 986 344 060

Email:

lonzaporrino@lonza.com

Website:

www.lonza.com

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