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Ajinomoto BioPharma Services

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Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services offers comprehensive capabilities for small molecule APIs and biologics production, from process development and cGMP manufacturing to aseptic fill finish, including cytotoxics. As a global CDMO, we provide the adaptive solutions, responsive service, trusted partnership and peace of mind you’ve come to rely on.  Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services is establishing itself as a premier, US-based provider for high-containment bioconjugate manufacturing, as well as fill and finish services for both Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates (HPAPI) and Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADC).




Senior Partner

Merck, a leading science and technology company in life science, helps customers advance production capabilities while increasing access to therapies for people worldwide. The development of an ADC requires expertise in small and large molecule handling, manufacturing, formulation and testing. Choosing an experienced partner, with these skills and the required containment facilities can help advance your ADC to market. Whether you are seeking to based on tailored technology platforms, a service provider - or a combination of both, we can collaborate with you.





Abzena is a life science group with headquarters in the UK, and chemistry and manufacturing sites in the US.  Abzena’s complimentary services and technologies in chemistry, biology and manufacturing, are applied to the selection, development and manufacture of better biopharmaceuticals. Abzena works with most of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and academic groups all over the world and is focused on enabling the development of better treatments for patients.  Abzena’s technologies have enabled many of its customers to progress products through to clinical development. Abzena was created through the incorporation of Antitope, PacificGMP, PolyTherics and The Chemistry Research Solution (TCRS); all of whom now trade as Abzena.



Avipep Therapeutics


Avipep Therapeutics is a pre-clinical stage biotech company that develops next-generation ADCs based upon the company's proprietary Avibody™ platform.

Avibodies™ are small, stable, high avidity antibody-derivatives that have superior biodistribution and tumor penetration compared with traditional intact IgGs. Clinical trial results in cancer patients have shown that Avibodies can rapidly and efficiently penetrate tumors. They durably persist within the tumor for weeks while clearing from the systemic circulation within hours.

Avibodies can deliver highly potent payloads with far less toxicity and can be reformatted from existing intact antibodies. Please contact us to discuss collaboration or license.



BSP Pharmaceuticals


BSP Pharmaceuticals is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization fully dedicated to antineoplastic  drugs, designed to handle the complexity of biopharmaceutical products and offering customized services to support its client from development to commercial manufacturing of injectables and oral formulations. BSP Pharmaceuticals is focused on innovative therapies such as Proteosome Inhibitors, Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs) , Liposomal formulations, handling the major platforms of ADC compounds currently in clinical and commercial phase.



Cerbios- Pharma SA


Cerbios has the experience and capabilities to move your ADC project forward. We support you from early stage bioconjugation POC studies up to cGMP manufacturing for both cytotoxic and non-cytotoxic ADCs. Furthermore we provide you with development and manufacturing services for highly potent cytotoxic payloads.
Full life cycle services (including experienced consultancy, full CMC support, registration/validation material and commercial production) are granted for each project.


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FortéBio develops, produces and markets analytical systems to accelerate biotherapeutic drug discovery and development. These advanced bio-analytical systems facilitate unique real-time, label-free insights into molecular interactions, providing information on affinity, kinetics and concentration. The company supports rapid and cost-effective decision making in life science research and development by measuring biomolecular interactions involving cells, antibodies, proteins, small molecules and fragments using high throughput label-free analytical instruments based on BLI and SPR technology.


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Heidelberg Pharma


Heidelberg Pharma GmbH is a pharmaceutical company with a dual business model: (A) Providing preclinical drug development services in general with a special focus on the development of ADCs. Heidelberg Pharma has ample experience in providing antibody-drug conjugate related services to its clients. (B) Development of novel therapeutics in oncology based on its own proprietary 2nd generation ADC technology based on a novel toxin.





Heraeus, the precious metals and technology group headquartered in Hanau, Germany, is a global, private company with 160 years of tradition. Our fields of competence include precious metals, materials, and technologies, sensors, biomaterials, and medical products, as well as dental products, quartz glass, and specialty light sources. With product revenues of €4.1 billion and precious metal trading revenues of €17.9 billion, as well as more than 12,900 employees in over 120 subsidiaries worldwide, Heraeus holds a leading position in its global markets.



IKSUDA Therapeutics


Iksuda Therapeutics (formally Glythera) is a pre-clinical stage company developing ADCs for difficult to treat solid tumours. Our ADCs are centered around our proprietary PermaLInk® conjugation platform which provides conjugation stability by design.

Through PermaLink, we aim to develop more effective ADCs by leveraging the broad tumour activity associated with ultra-potent DNA damaging payloads, combined with clinically relevant targets.

Through our collaborations and partnerships, we are building a pipeline of superior ADCs with the goal of improving the lives of patients living with cancer.





Lonza is one of the world’s leading and most-trusted suppliers to the pharmaceutical, biotech and specialty ingredients markets. We perform ADC sample preparation, small scale development services, customized facility design, and superior scale up of early stage processes for late stage and commercial supply. Backed by a strong reputation for industry leading analytical capabilities and quality control, Lonza can also aide in driving quick development and improving marketability of the industry’s high potential future therapies Contact adc@lonza.com or visit





NBE-Therapeutics is a Swiss Biotechnology company developing antibody-based therapeutics. It is the main focus of NBE-Therapeutics to develop antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) for targeted cancer therapy. For this NBE-Therapeutics has developed proprietary therapeutic antibody discovery and antibody-drug conjugation technologies allowing the development of superior, “next-generation” ADCs.



NJ Bio


NJ Bio is a quality CRO that provides integrated chemistry and biology services to clients from the biotech and pharma sectors. Main service areas include multistep organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, bioconjugation, antibody-drug conjugates, and flow chemistry. The company is headquartered in the New Jersey Bioscience Center in North Brunswick, NJ, with additional chemistry facilities in Bristol, PA, and a satellite office in Cambridge, MA. NJ Bio is affiliated with Amar Chemistry in Mumbai, India, for continuous flow and high-pressure chemistry services as well as chemical process R&D and scale-up under a Blended FTE Services model. Contact info@njbio.com or visit our website





Novasep has been a leading contract service provider in the ADC arena for more than 10 years and provides unique services for the development, clinical supply and commercial manufacture of antibody-drug conjugates including the payload, the linker and the monoclonal antibody.

Our commitment to ADCs is underlined by the recent €11M investment in a stand-alone bioconjugation unit at our Le Mans site in France. The site has more than 30 years of experience in synthesis & purification of cytotoxics using industrial chromatography.



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Piramal Pharma Solutions is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), offering end-to-end development and manufacturing solutions across the drug life cycle. We serve our clients through a globally integrated network of facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. This enables us to offer a comprehensive range of services including Drug Discovery Solutions, Process & Pharmaceutical Development services, Clinical Trial Supplies, Commercial supply of APIs and Finished dosage forms. We also offer specialized services like development and manufacture of Highly Potent APIs and Antibody Drug Conjugation. Our capability as an integrated service provider & experience with various technologies enables us to serve Innovator and Generic companies worldwide. www.piramalpharmasolutions.com










SafeBridge Consultants, Inc. is the premier resource for high-level safety, health and environmental support to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.  Comprised of industry leaders in toxicology, analytical chemistry and industrial hygiene. SafeBridge has developed the “brand name” in the pharmaceutical industry as a leader in the field of advanced worker protection programs for potent drug handling and risk assessment for product protection. SafeBridge has locations in Mountain View, California, New York City and London, England.





SCIEX offers an innovative set of LC, MS, CE, software, and compliance and validation solutions to meet the demands of modern therapeutic discovery and development. From accurate DAR measurement and comprehensive characterization to streamlined biotransformation solution to integrated Qual/Quant and low-level quantitation of antibody drug conjugates (ADC), SCIEX provides innovative solutions to simplify your analyses and accelerate your ADC program.





AMRI, a global contract research and manufacturing organization, partners with the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries to improve patient outcomes and quality of life. With locations in North America, Europe and Asia, AMRI’s team combines scientific expertise and market-leading technology to provide a complete suite of solutions in Discovery, Development, Analytical and Solid State Services, API Manufacturing and Drug Product. For more information about AMRI, visit





CARBOGEN AMCIS combines world-class chemistry skills to provide seamless drug development and commercialization services for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Through our customized offering we provide an array of integrated process research and manufacturing services to support the fast supply of complex Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs). Our infrastructure is fully cGMP compliant and includes a clean room dedicated to ADCs in Switzerland and a formulation site with lyophilization capabilities in France.



Howorth Air Technology


For 160 years the Howorth name has been synonymous with providing air filtration since the development of our Ultra Clean Ventilation system in the 1960’s.

For over 25 years, we have also been developing a wide range of innovative containment solutions for the global pharmaceutical industry. These systems utilise clean air engineering to provide the highest levels of operator and process protection.

To ensure our customers also get outstanding product support and aftermarket service, Howorth has a team of engineers on the road throughout the UK and overseas, all fully trained to service and maintain our range of products.





Minakem is a technology driven outsourcing partner dedicated to developing and manufacturing fine chemicals, advanced intermediates, APIs and HPAPIs including ADC toxins. A dedicated site having more than 40 years’ experience in high potent compounds, with state-of-the-art containment systems and capability to handle broad range of chemistry from grams to kilos scale, including preparative-HPLC, makes Minakem a partner of choice in HPAPI and ADC toxins development and supply across the full product life cycle.





MUNIT is operating in the field of MICRONIZATION of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), High Potent APIs, Cytotoxic and Cytostatic compounds, Inhalation products, Steroids, R&D compounds and Generics.

In MUNIT we have combined the technical and commercial expertise of its affiliates Jetpharma SA (Switzerland) and Microchem Srl (Italy).

Our services:

  • Jet- , Pin- and Hammer milling
  • Cryogenic Micronization
  • Co- micronization
  • Sieving, Blending, De-Lumping
  • Technical trials, DoE Studies, Process development and validation
  • QbD

PSD analysis etc.


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Quality Assistance


European leader in analytical sciences – Quality Assistance S.A. is a leading European Contract Research Organisation providing the pharmaceutical industry with all the analytical services required by EMA and FDA regulations for the development and marketing of innovative human medicinal products. The company holds a unique position on the market thanks to having all its laboratories on one site, 170 highly qualified professionals and more than 35 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences.





ReachBio provides primary cell biology contract research services to the drug development and life science research community. With a special focus on hematopoietic (blood and bone marrow) primary cell systems, our platform is broad and includes predictive and investigative toxicology, immunology, efficacy testing, cell bank development, biomarker selection, flow cytometry/cell sorting, and assay development and. ReachBio has developed two distinct assay platforms to assess cytotoxicity caused by ADCs.



Solo Containment


Outstanding containment performance with flexible film technology.

Solo Containment are global leaders in providing flexible film solutions. Providing results for all specifications in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.

Innovation in design and engineering is at the heart of what we do. The numerous years of experience we have in the containment industry give us a unique lead in our approach to containment. Our specialist experience and expertise are unrivalled. Trust Solo!