In advance of next week’s National Apprenticeship Week Porton Biopharma Ltd (PBL) is excited to announce that we have recruited our first apprentice, Will Tucker. Joining the company as a full-time employee from the end of February he’ll be enrolled on a five year programme leading to a BSC in applied biology.
PBL has issued a statement regarding the Royalty Bearing Licence Agreement with Jazz Pharmaceuticals for the distribution of Erwinase. The statement can be read here:
PBL is featured in a technical article in Manufacturing Chemist on “Automating the production of life-saving drugs” in regards to the new Bosch integrated filling line that we have installed to meet the growing demand for our Erwinase product, which is used to treat childhood leukaemia.
Porton Biopharma Ltd is very pleased to announce the appointment of a new non-executive Chair for the Company, Barry Clare. Barry is a pioneering healthcare business leader with extensive experience in the healthcare industry and an experienced non-executive director and company chair.
Porton Biopharma staff will be attending and presenting at a number of international conferences this autumn and we would be delighted to speak to you about our capabilities.
In a ribbon cutting ceremony, John Glen MP for Salisbury and South Wiltshire today (27th April 2018) officially opened Porton Biopharma Limited’s (PBL) new fermentation facility which will be used to manufacture the company’s life-saving leukaemia drug Erwinase®.
UK biotech to manufacture novel medicines for Inflammatory Bowel Disease using spores of gut bacteria
PBL are one of three leading British biotechnology businesses have obtained grant funding from Innovate UK to investigate the manufacture of a new class of medicines, targeting a range of clinical conditions through interaction with the human microbiome.
We are pleased to announce that we will be attending Bioprocessing Summit Europe from 20-22 March in Lisbon. Do come and visit us at Stand No 14 and also see our poster on “A QbD approach to Developing Protein Therapeutics”. We are also able to offer a discount code of up to $200 for our contacts who wish to register and attend the event.