CELLforCURE is a French pharmaceutical group that is authorized to do CAR-T manufacturing at its bioproduction site in Les Ulis (Essonne). CELLforCURE holds two Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certificates that allows it to manufacture experimental and commercial cell and gene therapies.
On July 10, 2018, CELLforCURE signed an agreement to manufacture CAR-T products for Novartis. Under the terms of the agreement, CELLforCURE will produce cancer CAR-T therapies (“chimeric antigen receptor T-cells”).
Production is scheduled to begin in 2019 following transfer of Novartis’ CAR-T manufacturing technology to CELLforCURE. [Read more…]