News From Across the Network
Investment in New Life Science Services Laboratory in Carson, California
SGS recently announced its plan to open its fifth North American Life Science Services laboratory in Carson, California.
This investment will establish a Life Science Services GMP/GLP laboratory, with the ability to provide microbiological testing and bioanalytical services. The new facility will encompass 8,000 square feet, of which 6,000 square feet will be dedicated laboratory space and the other 2,000 square feet for offices, conference rooms, and client records. The new facility is projected to open early in the third quarter of 2014 and will initially employ seven scientific staff, with room to expand as the demand grows.
SGS Launches New Services for Formulation and Stability Testing For Biopharmaceutical Products
SGS has announced the official launch of its new services for the integrated formulation and stability testing service for biologics. These new services offer clients a complete program approach rather than project-based support.
The services are comprehensive and encompass pre/formulation preparation and testing, release/stability testing, troubleshooting expertise, higher order characterisation and license application supporting studies. Additionally, its expertise in this testing area also involves stability indicating methods (forced degradation), administration support studies (such as extractables and leachables) and shipment support studies. The studies will be hosted by the SGS Life Science Services laboratories in Wokingham with over 7,000 square feet of new laboratories having been built to accommodate the new services.