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Gene Therapy Development & Manufacturing 2023
- 13 - 14 June, 2023
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Gene Therapy Development & Manufacturing 2023 delivers in-depth discussion on optimised process strategies and technologies for the successful technical development and manufacture of advanced gene therapy products.
The Hubs will be hosting a roundtable discussion on 13th June, 16:45-17:35, with Members from all three Hubs taking part.
News & Features
April 26, 2023
Official opening of NHSBT Clinical Biotechnology Centre
On Friday 10th March 2023, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) opened its new Clinical Biotechnology Centre (CBC) facility in Filton, Bristol. The new CBC facility was built with a near £10m Government grant and was designed to expand the UK’s ability to make the products needed to support early phase clinical trials and pre-clinical work for cell and gene therapies, providing a route to eventual commercial scale production.
November 7, 2022
Innovation Hubs launch UK Gene Therapy Survey
In October, Dr Sophie Mountcastle (Innovation Hubs Network Manager) and Dr Anji Miller (LifeArc Senior Business Partner and Innovation Hubs Lead) attended the European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) 29th Annual Congress in Edinburgh to launch a new survey on behalf of the Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies. The purpose of the survey is to find out more about the novel gene therapies being developed within the UK academic community, and specifically to understand the requirements for GMP viral vectors for early-phase clinical trials.
September 23, 2022
New multi-million gene therapy innovation centre construction complete
Construction has finished on the pioneering Innovation Hub for Gene Therapies. The new building will advance scientific discoveries into promising treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases.
September 20, 2022
Advancing novel gene therapies into the clinic
One year on, we report on the progress made to date to establish a national network of Innovation Hubs for Gene Therapies to advance promising academic research into life-changing new medicines for patients.
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