Framingham, Mass – April 9, 2020 - Sanofi is pleased to announce that its digitally-enabled continuous biomanufacturing facility located in Framingham, Massachusetts has received the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Facility of the Year Award in the Facility of the Future category.
The category showcases innovative game-changers who are setting the standard for pharmaceutical facilities of the future. The Framingham facility, opened in October 2019, is one of the world’s first digital facilities using intensified, continuous biologics production technology. The facility’s advanced paperless and data-driven manufacturing technologies enables Sanofi to achieve higher levels of productivity, agility, and flexibility, reducing the time it takes for products to move from the development labs to the manufacturing plant.
“The Framingham facility is a lighthouse in Sanofi’s strategic transformation of its global manufacturing platform,” said Brendan O’Callaghan, Global Head of Biologics at Sanofi. “This award is a testimony to the dedicated women and men of Sanofi, and their unwavering commitment to improve our ability to bring transformative medicines to patients around the world that Sanofi is proud to serve. This facility is the fruit of their vision and innovation, which allows us to connect great science, diverse portfolio of medicines and the best in cutting edge, digitally enabled Manufacturing technologies. We look forward to pursuing continued Digital innovations, as we work to revolutionize and future-proof our manufacturing network to support an exciting pipeline of novel therapies in the years to come.”
About the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards Program
Established in 2004, The Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) recognize state-of-the-art projects utilizing new, innovative technologies to improve the quality of products, reduce the cost of producing high-quality medicines, and demonstrate advances in project delivery. The FOYA program provides a platform for the pharmaceutical science and manufacturing industry to showcase its accomplishments in facility design, construction, and operation, while sharing the development of new applications of technology and cutting-edge approaches. Visit ISPE.org/FOYA for more information.
The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its members through leading scientific, technical, and regulatory advancement across the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. The 18,500 members of ISPE are building solutions in the development and manufacture of safe, effective pharmaceutical and biologic medicines, and medical delivery devices in more than 90 countries around the world. Founded in 1980, ISPE has its worldwide headquarters and training center in North Bethesda, Maryland USA, and its operations center in Tampa, Florida USA. Visit ISPE.org for more information.
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