In addition to cell therapy contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs), there are numerous companies that offer CDMO services for other types of biologics. Biologics are defined as human, animal, or microorganism derived products used for therapeutic purposes. In addition to cell therapies, biologics can include vaccines, blood and blood products, human cells and tissues used for transplantation, and gene therapies.
While the services provided by these companies are not cell therapy CMDO services, these companies should be monitored, because their manufacturing capabilities and experience with biologics may position them expand into cell therapy CDMO services in the future. [Read more…]