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Environmental Systems Corporation

ESC takes an innovative Design/Build approach to Cleanrooms through 3 vertically integrated pillars. Cleanrooms: Equipped with an entire team of architectural and process expertise, we develop process-specific layouts for your Critical Environment and bring them to life using the ALUMA1 wall system. Custom Designed HVAC: Our team of experienced technicians and mechanical engineers design custom HVAC systems to meet your Critical Environment requirements. Integration: Our team integrates SMART technology to ensure that you are always in control of your Critical Environment with clear historical reporting.

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Since CAI was founded in 1996, we have delivered nearly a billion dollars in services for hundreds of clients across thousands of projects globally. With offices in the US, Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Korea, Switzerland, India, Ireland, Italy, China, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, we are an international team of over 800 professionals providing local support from a global company. Our engineering, technical, and quality consulting services are fashioned to deliver mission critical facilities with a high level of performance and reliability. When operational readiness and startup are critical, CAI delivers to a higher standard.

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DPS Group

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting, and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification, and validation; as well as client-side technical services. DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise — built over 47 years — as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech, and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely, and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking, and high-caliber people. DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switzerland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit

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A trusted partner at nearly three million customer locations, Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources. With annual sales of $12 billion and more than 44,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive solutions, data-driven insights and personalized service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, optimize water and energy use, and improve operational efficiencies and sustainability for customers in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world.

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Federal Equipment Company

Federal Equipment Company is a reliable resource for pharmaceutical processing and packaging equipment, with over 60 years of expertise buying and selling used equipment. We take away the headaches when you need to sell equipment, offering deep knowledge of equipment values and accurate appraisals. We optimize the value you recoup, and expertly remove equipment, protecting your facility. When you need equipment, we have a broad, on-hand inventory of reliable equipment from leading OEMs. Our experience ensures you buy exactly what you need with fast turnaround.

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Globyz Biopharma Services

Globyz Biopharma Services is dedicated to sourcing and supplying commercial medicines for analytical research, drug development, clinical trials, or bioequivalence studies across all therapeutic areas. Based on years of experience, Globyz Biopharma Services possesses strong expertise in managing the regulatory, logistics, and supply chain challenges of sourcing, storing, and distributing pharmaceuticals for clinical trials. Globyz has an international presence, with GMP depots strategically located in the United States, Canada, Germany, India, Singapore, and Brazil, and is expanding its global footprint to meet the growing demand for clinical supply services.

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Grifols Partnership

Grifols Partnership is a contract development and manufacturing platform (CDMO) focused on added value injectable products (small molecules), with extensive international experience in the development and manufacturing of many types of sterile drug products, mainly in flexible bags. We are able to leverage the resources and experiences of the larger Grifols organization to provide significant value to our partners. Customers who have chosen Grifols as their CDMO range from local, medium-sized pharmaceutical companies, to global industry leaders, in the human and veterinary sectors. Grifols Partnership is part of Grifols, a global company that — since 1909 — has enhanced the health and well-being of people around the world. Grifols develops, produces and markets innovative solutions and services in more thant 100 countries.

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Integrity is a Life Sciences centric consulting organization, delivering IT quality, project & program management, and business transformation services for our clients. Through our real-world expertise and pragmatic risk focused approach, we enable our clients to successfully plan, manage, and adopt effective technology solutions and new ways of working, within a regulated environment. We are your partner and your expert, helping you implement the right projects in the right way – delivering change you can trust. We help businesses move forward with their strategies, which involves anything from managing a program in a quality and compliant way or introducing a new service, to recovering an existing program. As a leading global provider of Quality & Compliance services, we know from experience just how important Quality & Compliance are when implementing and maintaining change within a business. No matter what type of project or service you’re looking to deliver, these are core factors to achieving success. Our team of professionals have a wealth of experience within the Life Sciences industry. They can support your business in the right areas, from managing your computerised system validation or data integrity program, right through to skills development, auditing, and quality system development. We work to any scale and have resources based in the UK, Ireland, US & Japan, that work with local, regional, and global clients helping them deliver their business every day. We provide pragmatic risk focused advice and support to our customers. We aim to deliver quantifiable benefits through careful evaluation of the business problem and effective management of service / solution delivery against agreed business outcomes.

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Nu-Tek BioSciences

Technology. Value. Solutions. Nu-Tek BioSciences develops and manufactures animal-free peptones and protein hydrolysates for industry leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. The company’s portfolio of products is used in a variety of applications ranging from mammalian cell culture to industrial fermentation. Nu-Tek is an industry leading solutions-based manufacturer delivering superior customer service and performance improving cell nutrition. The company's manufacturing processes can be used to produce nearly any peptone or hydrolysate and have made Nu-Tek the go-to option for custom manufacturing.

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PharmaLex is a leading provider of specialized services to the life sciences industry worldwide, with a focus on all aspects of the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device product life cycle. Compliance is our priority — but it doesn’t stop there. As a specialized provider, the services PharmaLex offers are essential to enable companies to maximize their development process and reduce their time to market. When you work with us, you can feel confident that your needs have been met, your reputation has been protected, and your business objectives are on track.

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C2 Pharma

C2 PHARMA is a pharmaceutical group established in 2014. It manufactures and distributes active pharmaceutical ingredients (APls) and complex chemical compounds obtained from natural and synthetic origins. The current API product portfolio includes cyclopentolate, atropine, digoxin, homatropine, pilocarpine, brimonidine, latanoprost, bimatoprost and reaches more than 100 pharmaceutical companies across the United States, Western and Eastern Europe, South America, Asia, Middle-East and Africa.

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Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation unlocks the potential of science through analytical measurement technology, deep scientific expertise and reliable insights to enhance human health and well-being. Serving the life, materials and food science industry for more than 60 years, our specialty measurement technology delivers insights scientists count on to ensure the purity of the medicines we take, the quality of the products we use and the safety of the food we eat. Today, with more than 7,800 dedicated global employees, we understand that unlocking the potential of science demands more than instrumentation of unparalleled technical precision.

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aCGT Vector

aCGT Vector are a “Point of Care” Cellular Therapy Company, delivering precision medicines across a multiple hospital-based ATMP (Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product) GMP licensed facility network. The leading Cell Therapy is CAR-T treatment, increasingly approved for reimbursement. Through its novel approach to integrate and digitally twin patient and PODular “GMP-in-a-POD” distributed manufacturing, aCGT Vector is rolling out across Cancer Centres of Excellence. Commencing in 2021 with its new facility in St. James’s Hospital in Dublin, this is a centre where almost 200 Bone Marrow transplant Cellular procedures take place annually.

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Trinity College

ocated in a beautiful campus in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, Trinity is Ireland’s highest ranked university. It is home to 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students across all the major disciplines in the arts and humanities, and in business, law, engineering, science, and health sciences. Trinity’s tradition of independent intellectual inquiry has produced some of the world’s finest, most original minds including the writers Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (Nobel laureate), the scientists William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton (Nobel laureate), the political thinker Edmund Burke, and the former President of Ireland and UNHCR Mary Robinson.

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The Pioneer Group + Biotechs

Pioneer Group is Europe’s leading vertically integrated platform curating innovation-focused ecosystems that increase the chance of business success. We are the leading developer and operator of life science and technology campuses across the UK, and the owner, developer and operator of 10 innovation-focused campuses. At Pioneer we are building innovation ecosystems for the business of science. With our accelerator programmes and our internal VC fund, we turn ideas into reality.

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Genuity Science

Genuity Science is on a mission to advance the development of novel treatments for life-limiting conditions. Our global team of scientists comprises over 60 experts in molecular biology, population genomics, oncology, neurology, computational biology, systems biology, clinical genetics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Our laboratory, located in Dublin, Ireland, operates to the highest international accreditation standards (CAP, ISO). Our comprehensive range of services covers everything from sample processing, biobanking, nucleic acid extraction, QC and genotyping, to next generation sequencing techniques, methylation profiling and data delivery.

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St. James Hospital

St James’s Hospital is Ireland’s largest acute academic teaching hospital and is based in Dublin’s south inner city. Our fundamental purpose is the delivery of health treatment, care and diagnosis as well as health promotion and preventative services at local, regional and national levels. By international standards, St James’s hospital is a substantial acute hospital service provider. We occupy a prominent position in the public eye, and are recognised as prioritising innovation and excellence of delivery. We provide acute, emergency, specialist services and residential care, across a vast range of medical and surgical specialties and place high emphasis on excellence of delivery, research, innovation and education.

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Uniphar Group

Uniphar is a trusted global partner to pharma and medtech manufacturers, working to improve patient access to medicines in Europe and around the world. We provide outsourced and specialised services to our clients. We’re growing by leveraging the strong relationships we have with 200+ of the world’s best known pharmaco-medical manufacturers across multiple geographies, enabled by our cutting-edge digital technology and our highly expert teams.

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NIBRT’s mission is to help the growth and development of the biopharma manufacturing industry by providing cutting edge training and research solutions. The Institute is based on an innovative collaboration between Industry, Government and Academia and opened its world class facility in 2011 in Dublin, Ireland.

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PDA Ireland

The Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) is the leading global provider of science, technology and regulatory information and education for the pharmaceutical industry. PDA is a non-profit organisation and committed to developing scientifically sound, practical technical information, and resources to advance science and regulation. The Association has 9,500 members world-wide.

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Assay Genie

Assay Genie was founded in 2017 to solve the biggest problems facing R&D scientists: how to achieve optimal, accurate results in a timely & economical manner while feeling happy and executing great science. Assay Genie is at the forefront of innovation in life science tools with 120,000 life science reagents backed by their 365-day technical support & customer success teams.

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Based in Cork, Ireland, Normax Biomed Ltd business is focused on mRNA vaccine R&D and manufacturing. Normax has secured a €300 million capital commitment from an institutional investor. Normax plans to drive down the cost of mRNA vaccines to save more lives and to deliver sustainable returns for impact investors with safe and effective mRNA vaccines at large scale for about $4 dollars per dose.

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MIAS Pharma

MIAS Pharma Ltd was set up in 2016 to enable Pharma / Bio-Pharma companies to manufacture and import products into the EU / EEA in a compliant manner, at optimal cost, with no significant investment in licence application activities or office / personnel costs. MIAS Pharma delivers two main solutions: a licensing framework to enable pharmaceutical importation and batch certification (required before each batch of a medicine can be made available in the EU/EEA marketplace); and Qualified Person (QP) services to oversee the release of investigational medicinal product for Clinical Trials and commercial product to the market.

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Miera GTX

MeiraGTx is a clinical-stage gene therapy company focused on developing potentially curative treatments for patients living with serious diseases. We have six programs in clinical development, including four ocular indications, a salivary gland condition, and a Parkinson’s disease program.

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BWT Pharma & Biotech

BWT Pharma & Biotech is an integrated corporate division in the BWT Group. The focus lies solely on ultra-pure media supplies for the pharma, biotech and cosmetics industries. State-of-the-art technologies, efficient systems and wide-ranging services ensure safety throughout the lifecycle of the product. We partner with medium-sized companies and multinational groups and have production sites in Switzerland, China, and the USA. We understand that our responsibility is to develop the best quality products and services for water treatment. We also make water our mission, ensuring hygiene safety and health in our daily contact with water.

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Over the past 70 years IDA Ireland has evolved to become a global force in attracting FDI to Ireland and a key influencer in the development of the Irish economy and its reputation abroad. IDA Ireland is an autonomous Statutory Agency set up under the Industrial Development Acts 1986 - 2019. The Agency operates in accordance with the provisions of the Acts and under the aegis of the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, who is empowered to provide funds to discharge its obligations and issue general policy directives/seek information on the Agency’s activities.

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UCB is a global biopharma company, focusing on neurology and immunology. With total revenue growing to €5.8 billion in 2021, our business is strong. We are approximately 8,600 people in all four corners of the globe, inspired by patients and driven by science. UCB’s ambition is to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases. We focus on neurology and immunology disorders – putting patients at the center of our world. We are Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. We are leveraging scientific advances and skills in areas such as genetics, biomarkers and human biology.

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BioPharmaChem Ireland

Biopharmachem Ireland represents the biopharma and chemical sectors. We influence, support and represent the sector in realising its ambition by bringing together all relevant stakeholders in the State, namely: industry, the government, the research community and the public at large to effectively communicate the unique attractiveness of Ireland as a leading location for the supply and development of pharmaceutical products. Our Laboratory apprenticeship programmes allow companies an unrivalled opportunity to grow and develop their talent pipeline and drive business growth into the future. In addition, our Pharamchem Skillnet encourages companies with shared training needs to collaborate and achieve their training goals in a cost effective manner.

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HiTech Health

HiTech Health has the knowledge and expertise to help with product development and ensure all CMC related operational activities are completed on time. We can save you time and money when compared to building this expertise internally. Our cell and gene therapy expertise extends beyond services to include process and analytical development at our state-of-the-art laboratory. We have in-house experts that can help from pre-clinical through a successful product registration and launch and can help with product development strategy creation right through to day-to-day project management.

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WuXi Biologics

WuXi Biologics is a leading global Contract Research, Development and Manufacturing Organization (CRDMO) offering end-to-end solutions that enable partners to discover, develop and manufacture biologics from concept to commercialization for the benefit of patients worldwide. With over 10,000 skilled employees in China, the United States, Ireland, Germany and Singapore, WuXi Biologics leverages its technologies and expertise to provide customers with efficient and cost-effective biologics discovery, development and manufacturing solutions. As of June 30, 2022, WuXi Biologics is supporting 534 integrated client projects, including 14 in commercial manufacturing.

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Galway CCMI

The Centre for Cell Manufacturing Ireland (CCMI) was launched at NUI Galway in 2014 and is the first Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) facility on the island of Ireland to be licensed for manufacture of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) for use in clinical trials. Presently, our facility manufactures human adult mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) for multiple clinical trials, bridging the gap between REMEDI’s research programmes and the clinic. The ongoing clinical trials currently manufactured within CCMI include, ADIPOA-2, NEPHSTROM and VISICORT for the treatment of the life-limiting conditions osteoarthritis of the knee, diabetic kidney disease (DKD) and corneal transplant rejection.

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Charles River Laboratories

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guides us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving your product’s unique challenges.

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Chanelle Pharma

Chanelle Pharma is Ireland’s largest indigenous generic pharmaceutical manufacturer of both medical and veterinary products. Serving customers in 96 countries worldwide, Chanelle Pharma is a partner of choice in the development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products to the world’s leading human generic and animal health multinationals and distributors. We are passionate about understanding and addressing the challenges facing our medical and veterinary customers and bringing them innovative and effective products and solutions.

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Hovione has over 60 years of experience in the development and compliant manufacture of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Drug Product Intermediates. With four FDA inspected sites, USA, China, Ireland and Portugal, Hovione offers branded pharmaceutical customers services for the development and compliant manufacture of innovative new drugs including highly potent compounds. For generic pharmaceutical customers the company offers niche generic API products. In the inhalation area, Hovione is the only independent company offering a complete range of services. Hovione is a company with a culture based on innovation, quality and delivery.

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GSK is a global biopharma company with a purpose to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together. We aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people over the next 10 years. Our bold ambitions for patients are reflected in new commitments to growth and a step-change in performance. We are one of the largest global healthcare companies researching, developing and supplying innovative medicines, vaccines and healthcare products with our global headquarters in the UK.

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Q1 Scientific (Cambrex)

Q1 Scientific has been established to provide a world-class Stability Storage facility that services the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Life Sciences industries. It is the first company in Ireland to specialise in the provision of a Stability Storage and Sample management service that meets the highest-international standards, as required for such highly-regulated industries. From the outset, our aim at Q1 Scientific has been to provide an outsourcing option for the provision of environmentally-controlled storage services for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Bio-Sciences industries in Ireland.

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Shorla Oncology

Shorla Oncology’s mission is to make existing oncology treatments better through formulation re-innovation. Working with world renowned key opinion leaders and first in class research scientists our team merge experience and innovation to solve real world clinical problems. By integrating these innovative solutions into effective oncology treatments patients’ lives are greatly improved. Shorla Oncology’s innovative oncology pipeline addresses drug shortages and treatments inadequate for the target population by reinventing & rethinking existing oncology medications with the goal of improving the lives of patients around the globe.

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Kinetic Labs

Kinetic Labs, a purpose-built science innovation centre in the South East of Ireland located in the heart of an existing life science ecosystem, linked with industry, research and academia. The perfect cost-effective solution for science, technology, and RDI enterprises to access high quality, sole-use and shared lab and office facilities and supports to establish or expand a life science business.

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Sanofi is an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our teams across the world strive to transform the practice of medicine, turning the impossible into the possible for patients. We provide potentially life-changing treatments and the protection of life-saving vaccines to millions of people, and affordable access to our medicines in some of the world’s poorest countries. Every day, we are pushing the frontiers of science.

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Biostór Ireland

Biostór Ireland Ltd, is an independent Bio repository for temperature critical storage of bio materials. The facility provides a choice of controlled storage conditions down to -196°C (Liquid Nitrogen Vapour) and a range of validated cold-chain distribution services. Biostór is validated to GMP standards. We cater for a wide range of sample types: Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) and Finished Products, Clinical Trial Samples, Donor Materials, Plasma, Serum and Body Fluids, Human Tissues and Cell Products i.e. Bone Marrow, Cord Blood & Reproductive Cells. The company currently maintains the national archive of Bone Marrow, Peripheral Stem Cells and Donor Lymphocytes for the country’s main cancer hospital.

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We are a global pharmaceutical Group governed by a non-profit Foundation, with headquarters in Suresnes, France. Since opening our first laboratory in 1954, we have been committed to therapeutic progress to serve patient needs with the help of healthcare professionals. We strive to transmit to future generations a world that can ensure access to quality health care for all. Our growth is based on a sustained commitment to cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, oncology, neuroscience and immuno-inflammatory diseases. Our R&D centers are continuously involved in creating, testing, and developing new medicinal products, which are manufactured and packaged in our 16 production centers around the world.

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SK biotek Ireland Ltd an SK Pharmteco Company

SK biotek Ireland, an SK pharmteco company, is a contract development and manufacturing organization with almost 60 years of active pharmaceutical ingredients manufacturing experience. SK biotek Ireland is the most recent addition to the SK Group. SK Group creates value by taking the initiative in the field of energy and chemicals, information, telecommunications, semiconductors; employing over 109,000 associates globally with annual revenue of US$100 billion. SK biotek Ireland, based in Swords, Co. Dublin, has over 300 associates on campus, comprising scientists, chemists, engineers, quality professionals carrying out research, development, manufacturing and marketing roles.

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Envetec is an Irish company with a global vision to create clean change. Our mission is to enable all laboratories to move towards zero waste. Envetec was founded in 2021 as a spin-out from Technopath Clinical Diagnostics, a leader in clinical diagnostics whose clients included global diagnostic companies and clinical laboratories. Envetec’s GENERATIONS – our clean technology – represents 10 years of investment in research and development combined with industry collaboration to deliver the best solution for the safe treatment of laboratory biohazardous materials and waste with the ability to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

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Novocol Pharma is a global leader in providing integrated turnkey cartridge manufacturing and innovative drug delivery solutions to help biopharma customers bring their drug products from development to patient. We pride ourselves in providing a personalized and responsive CDMO experience. We are focused on serving our strategic partners with quality, integrity and value.

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PharmAlliance is a unique international partnership between three global leaders in pharmacy education, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Monash University, and University College London. PharmAlliance partners will work collaboratively to inspire and train tomorrow’s professional leaders and practitioners to transform education delivery and address major research challenges in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. PharmAlliance members are also committed to making a difference through this collaborative effort to pursue complex problems in the field of pharmacy that address the needs of underserved and vulnerable populations.

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