Manufacturing roundup: New Houston-based biomanufacturing site coming; UK cell and gene therapy center opens

A joint venture between Vitrian, a provider of biomanufacturing facilities, and the Howard Hughes Corporation will bring manufacturing facilities to the Houston suburb of the Woodlands, TX.

According to a press release, the area has several companies nearby, including Millipore Sigma and KBI Biopharma. The joint venture aims to meet the needs of local companies by providing a manufacturing facility in the Woodlands for use by local biotechs and CDMOs as well.

According to Vitrian co-founder and managing principal Scott Nudelman, the company previously partnered with Cellipont Bioservices on its new HQ and manufacturing site in the Woodlands area, which is leading to a deeper commitment locale. However, no other details on the new project have been revealed as of yet.

“The dynamic environment and amenity base created and nurtured by Howard Hughes provides a unique place to attract and retain life science companies and their workforce,” Nudelman said in…
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