Partners

Host Partner

Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult was established as an independent centre of excellence to advance the growth of the UK cell and gene therapy industry, by bridging the gap between scientific research and full-scale commercialisation. With more than 120 employees focusing on cell and gene therapy...

Founding Partner

Miltenyi Biotec
Miltenyi Biotec is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services for clinical research and cell and gene therapy (CGT). The company is committed to enabling the delivery of new treatment options to patients with unmet medical need. The company has more than 1.800 employees in 25...

Agenda Partners

Era Consulting
ERA has unparalleled level of expertise in the field of strategic regulatory consulting and over the last 24 years has supported over 500 biopharmaceutical products navigate regulations in Europe, USA, UK, Japan, Australia and Canada, including the first stem cell product to receive approval in...
GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare Life Sciences provides tools and technologies, solutions and expertise which enable the biopharmaceutical industry to develop and manufacture biotherapeutic medicines and vaccines cost-effectively. Our products and platform solutions are designed to meet the key challenges posed at...
Invetech
Invetech is an innovative contract development company working with cell therapy and bioprocess companies to bring new products to market by combining our system definition tools, technology and automation expertise with our client's process knowledge. We develop appropriate scale-up strategies and...
Vineti
Vineti combines industry-leading software expertise with deep first-hand, knowledge of commercializing personalized cell therapies to digitize the supply chain, manufacturing and compliance systems for the delivery of transformational medicines. Vineti’s user-centric design creates a platform that...
Werum IT Solutions
Werum IT Solutions is the world’s leading supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Its out-of-the-box PAS-X software product is run by the majority of the world’s top 30 pharmaceutical and biotech...

CMO Partners

Anemocyte
Anemocyte is a Biotech Manufacturing Organization (BMO); a biotech company active in the field of Cell and Gene Therapies (CGTs) that addresses CGT needs pro-actively offering one stop shop solutions and fostering exciting innovations.   Our experience: 14 years of GMP manufacturing of CGTs and...
CCRM
CCRM, a Canadian not-for-profit organization funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, and leading academic and industry partners, supports the development of regenerative medicines and associated enabling technologies, with a specific focus on cell and gene therapy. A network of...
Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions, LLC
Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions, LLC is the cell therapy manufacturing and development service platform of Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions, LLC (HCATS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. Leveraging nearly two decades of experience...
Lonza
Lonza offers world class technology platforms in the areas of GMP cell culture and viral-based therapeutic manufacturing, custom biotherapeutic culture media, a large selection of primary and stem cells and a full line of custom bioassays. Our extensive experience in Cell and Gene Therapy process...
MaSTherCell
MaSTherCell is your Global CDMO Cell & Gene Therapy partner enabling you to bring breakthrough therapies to market in a faster and more efficient way. We provide manufacturing, analytical and innovative technology services, and facilitate your seamless expansion from Science to...

Technology Showcase Partners

Aglaris
Aglaris Limited (Aglaris) is developing innovative, automated cell culture platform technologies. Set up in 2014, Aglaris aims to solve the bottleneck in cell manufacturing, currently inhibiting the wider application of cell-based therapies within regenerative medicine. Aglaris has a clear...
Brooks Life Science Systems
Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation and cryogenic solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing and life sciences. The global leader in automated sample management solutions we ensure cold-chain integrity from room temperature to -190° C. The company provides...
COMECER
The COMECER GROUP is a developer and manufacturer of high-tech systems in the field of Aseptic Processing and Containment for the Pharmaceutical and Nuclear Medicine Industries, specialising in isolation technology solutions for regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. COMECER’s products are...
FloDesign Sonics
FloDesign Sonics is developing novel technologies to enable cell and gene therapy processes. The technologies comprise patented scalable, acousto-fluidics platforms to perform cell processes and manipulations, such as concentration, washing, differentiation, sorting and culturing. Product pipeline...
Fresenius Kabi
Fresenius Kabi (www.fresenius-kabi.us/lovo) is a leading global health care company that focuses on pharmaceuticals and medical devices used to care for critically and chronically ill patients. Through our recent acquisition of Fenwal, we bring over 60 years experience in cell collection,...
Miltenyi Biotec
Miltenyi Biotec is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services for biomedical research and cell and gene therapy. The company is committed to enabling the delivery of new treatment options to patients with unmet medical need.  Miltenyi Biotec’s portfolio of innovative solutions...
Synthace
Synthace brings the power of flexible automation to biological research and development - turning biology into an engineering discipline to produce insight faster. We develop pioneering software that lets biologists transform laboratory productivity. We empower scientists to meet the demands of...
ThermoGenesis
ThermoGenesis Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cesca Therapeutics Inc., is a pioneer and market leader in the development and commercialization of automated technologies for cell-based therapeutics and bioprocessing. The division’s automated functionally-closed cell processing and...

Technology Partners

Anacura
Anacura Life Sciences offers a comprehensive analytical package for pharma and biotech including pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and cell-based products. For characterisations Anacura joined forces with RIC, which has over 30 years of experience in chromatography and mass spectrometry. Our...
Beckman Coulter
At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our...
Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Brightlands Chemelot Campus is an Open Innovation Campus offering Real Estate, Venture Capital and Business Development services to the companies on campus. Within its Biomedical Materials focus we work specifically in the field of Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering, Medical Devices, Drug...
Cambridge Consultants
Cambridge Consultants is a world-class supplier of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting.  We work with companies globally to help them manage the business impact of the changing technology landscape. Our Medical Technologies division works with pharmaceutical and...
Fisher BioServices
Fisher BioServices, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, is a professional stem cell and cell therapy services provider. With locations around the world, Fisher BioServices is committed to providing biorepository storage, logistics infrastructure and clinical trial services to the cell therapy...
MilliporeSigma
MilliporeSigma, a life science leader, is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. We provide solutions for research, development, and production of biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical drug therapies. Our solutions enable scientists to advance cell and gene therapy efficiently and...
OriGen Biomedical
OriGen Biomedical designs, manufactures and distributes a complete line of products for use in CAR T-Cell therapies, immunotherapies and other regenerative medicine applications. Our products are FDA-approved and CE-marked, and indicated for closed cell culture and cryopreservation. Our PermaLife...
Pendotech
PendoTECH offers low-cost, single use in-line sensors for pressure, temperature, conductivity, UV absorbance & flow (that are also robust enough for re-use!). They have complementary monitors/transmitters and are targeted towards biotech process development & manufacturing. Advanced systems...
Saint-Gobain
Saint-Gobain Life Sciences designs and manufactures VueLife® cell culture bags and KryoSure® cryopreservation bags and overwraps from fluorinated ethylene propylene (FEP) utilizing a proprietary laser welding process. We are proud to take part in providing solutions for a multitude of cell therapy...
Sartorius-Stedim
Turning science into solutions through technological innovation and client collaboration As one of the world's leading providers of laboratory and process technologies, Sartorius-Stedim enables clients around the globe to implement complex and quality-critical processes in a timely and cost-...
Terumo BCT
Terumo BCT is a global leader in blood component, therapeutic apheresis and cellular technologies. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.

Partnering opportunities

We are partnering with a very strictly limited number of tool, service providers and CMOs to drive the strategic and technical agendas for uptake of automated solutions for cell based therapies (currently confirmed: Miltenyi Biotec, Fresenius Kabi, Lonza, HCATs, MaSTHerCell, FloDesign Sonics, ERA Consulting, Aglaris)

There are opportunities for key enablers of commercial scale cell based therapy production from the follow sectors:

  • Bioprocessing tools
  • New tech
  • CMOs
  • Bioanalytics/characterisation
  • Process monitoring/imaging
  • Logistics/supply chain
  • Robotics
  • Raw materials
  • Consultants (Regulatory, process development)

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