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The future of the biotech outsourcing market

Meet the expert: Menzo Havenga, President & CEO. The current biotech outsourcing market for biopharmaceuticals encompasses about $5.5 billion annually with by far the biggest spending in early development. It is estimated that about two-thirds of that annual spending is currently outsourced with about 90% being spent by small and mid-size biotech companies. In contrast,…


How to scale your adherent cell culture

Meet the expert: Matthijs, Bioprocess Scientist. Cells derived from mammalian species and cultured under artificial laboratory conditions have been used to produce complex biological products. As such cells normally grow as a tissue, most available artificial mammalian cells are originally surface-dependent and therefore are called adherent cells. Adherent cells will only duplicate and produce a…