Abzena is a life science group with headquarters in the UK, and chemistry and manufacturing sites in the US. Abzena’s complimentary services and technologies in chemistry, biology and manufacturing, are applied to the selection, development and manufacture of better biopharmaceuticals.
Abzena works with most of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies and academic groups all over the world and is focused on enabling the development of better treatments for patients. Abzena’s technologies have enabled many of its customers to progress products (ABZENA inside), through to clinical development.
Abzena was created through the incorporation of Antitope, PacificGMP, PolyTherics and The Chemistry Research Solution (TCRS); all of whom now trade as Abzena. Abzena’s technologies and services are provided across its three sites as follows:
Cambridge, UK (Babraham Research Campus), is the main location of our immunology, protein engineering, bioassays, bioanalytics, cell line development and bioconjugation activities. It is Abzena’s global headquarters; housing our commercial, finance and investor relations teams.
San Diego, CA, USA is home to Abzena’s GMP biopharmaceutical manufacturing plant for Phase I and II clinical trials. Cell banking, process development, batch analysis, QC release and regulatory assistance are all provided at this site for both WAVE and single-use bioreactors.
Abzena’s team in Bristol, PA, USA has a strong background in synthetic organic chemistry and expertise in bioconjugation; providing research chemistry, antibody drug conjugate (ADC) services and manufacture of GMP reagents. The company’s manufacturing capabilities in Bristol is being expanded to enable the manufacture of bioconjugates to GMP standards.
Arcinova is a Contract Research and Development Organisation (CRDO), providing the pharmaceutical industry with a comprehensive range of services.
At Arcinova, we are focused on Process, Research, Development, Scale-Up and small scale manufacturing, including bioanalysis, DMPK, regulatory and consulting services, covering drug candidates in Development and launched to the Market.
Fusion Antibodies is a CMO that offers a range of services covering all stages of therapeutic and diagnostic antibody development from target discovery to delivery of lead optimized commercial candidates suitable for cGMP scale up.
Fusion provides contract services include...
- Antibody Humanization services
- Antibody Engineering Services
- Antibody sequencing Services
- Protein Expression & Purification Services
- Monoclonal Antibody services BLAST & Standard
- cGMP Services
Imanova has world-leading expertise in imaging sciences and their application to the understanding of disease and translational drug development. An innovative joint venture, Imanova’s shareholders are the UK's Medical Research Council and three world-class London universities: Imperial College London, King’s College London and University College London.
Imanova is a company with a depth of understanding in drug development and extensive experience using imaging to facilitate the development pipeline. Our academic expertise and extensive links with clinicians and scientists in our shareholder institutions provide unrivalled capabilities to facilitate drug development.
Mironid Limited is an innovative new drug discovery company that develops proprietary drug candidate molecules by modulating the activity of key cell signalling proteins. This allows us to access multiple therapeutic areas for exploitation. Our current drug discovery pipeline is aimed at developing novel treatments for degenerative kidney diseases, chronic inflammatory diseases and cancer.
OxStem is a drug discovery company, spun-out from the University of Oxford, with the unique vision of developing in-situ cell programming therapies to treat what are typically (but certainly not exclusively) age-related conditions, such as Dementia, Heart Failure, Macular Degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in the developed world), Diabetes and Oncology.
The idea is straightforward - to use the Stem Cell and Medicinal Chemistry expertise within Chemistry and its associated partners at Oxford to identify new classes of drugs that can re-program or stimulate existing endogenous cells - awakening previously defunct or dormant cellular processes.
PCI Pharma Services
PCI is a leading provider of integrated pharmaceutical development services to the global healthcare market. With facilities in North America and Europe, PCI supports pharmaceutical and biotech companies with products destined for more than 100 countries around the world. PCI provides services for each stage of the product lifecycle - from early Phase I through commercial launch and long-term supply - and partners with customers to provide key insight and expertise in enabling successful commercialization and bringing lifesaving medications to patients.
Sareum is a drug discovery and development company, headquartered in Cambridge UK, that produces targeted small molecule therapeutics, focusing on cancer and autoimmune disease. Sareum aims to successfully deliver drug candidates for licensing to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies at the pre-clinical or early clinical trials stage.
Sareum operates an outsourced research model, working with collaborators (SRI International, the CRT Pioneer Fund and Hebei Medical University Biomedical Engineering Center) and a world-wide network of research providers. Its research pipeline includes two programmes undergoing pre-clinical IND-enabling studies.
SYNthesis Med Chem
SYNthesis med chem a chemistry-focussed contract research organisation that carries out custom synthesis, medicinal chemistry and integrated drug discovery projects for biotech & pharma companies and research institutes. In addition to providing chemistry services, SYNthesis also establishes shared risk collaborations with partners, the goal being to identify, develop and partner small molecule drugs.