Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, Director, Operations Improvement, will be presenting “Supply Chain Challenges: Drug Substance is Easy” at this year’s ISPE Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Conference held in San Francisco, California, December 4th– 6th.
Pablo Coronel, PhD participated in the Transformational Food Manufacturing Workshop last week, marking the third year for the event at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
A number of gene therapies are in late-stage clinical trials and expected to reach the market in the next several years. Unlike traditional biologic drugs, gene therapy production can involve the manipulation of replication of viruses.
Debora Hankinson, Director of Strategic Facility Planning, will be presenting “Leveraging Your Current Space Management Tools for Long-Range Strategic Facility Planning and Data Analysis” at this years’ Space Strategies 2017 held in St. Petersburg, Florida, November 13 & 14.
The era of cell therapies are upon us – offering real potential for achieving remission or cures for cancer. To ensure that processes run smoothly, safely, and cost effectively, we must embrace a more automatic approach. There is just one problem – integrated off-the-shelf automated systems don’t yet exist.
CRB’s Matthew Snyder, Kurtus Kahle, and Kevin Tomko collaborated with GlaxoSmithKline’s (GSK) Daniel D’Aquila in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing’s “Benchmarking Biopharma’s Carbon Footprint” to establish a baseline value for carbon emissions contributions.
Witold Lehmann, Senior Process Engineer at CRB, is featured in Pharma Almanac’s upcoming issue, with his article entitled “Oral Solid Dose Manufacturing Efficiency is Driving New Attention to Plant Design.”
CRB’s Christa Myers and Grace Linton will present a webinar November 9th at 10:00 am (EST) titled, “Integrated Facility Design: Simplifying Complex Challenges.” The webinar, hosted by the Medicine Maker, highlights the understanding that interconnections between operations, building systems, and the facility will ensure a cohesive, well-integrated facility as the design evolves.
CRB will exhibit at PACK EXPO Las Vegas September 25-27, 2017 in Booth #S-7411. The booth will feature a virtual reality experience, allowing attendees to virtually walk-through a facility and experience the latest in manufacturing design and construction.
CRB is pleased to announce that the Biogen’s LSM 3X Capacity Upgrades Project in Research Triangle Park (RTP), NC, has won an Award of Merit in the Manufacturing Category for ENR Southeast’s 2017 ‘Best Projects’ competition.
CRB is a Platinum Level Sponsor for the I²SL’s North Carolina – Triangle Chapter. The mission of the I²SL Triangle Chapter is to foster collaboration, education, and innovation for designing, operating, and sustaining safe and efficient laboratory environments for the research, education, and healthcare community in the Research Triangle, North Carolina region.
Congratulations to Matthew Khair on receiving the Consulting-Specifying Engineer, 40 Under 40 award. Matt is a project manager, associate and core team leader of CRB’s Rockville team that specializes in the design, construction and startup of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and advanced technology facilities.
Congratulations to Noel Maestre, PE, LEED AP on receiving the Consulting-Specifying Engineer, 40 Under 40 award. Noel is a project manager, associate and core team leader of CRB’s San Diego biopharmaceutical team that specializes in the design, construction and startup of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and advanced technology facilities.
Ben Rucker has been selected to serve on The Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) Executive Technical Board (ETB). Beginning immediately, Rucker’s service on the ETB will continue through January 2020.
Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist, and Todd Vaughn, Senior Process Specialist and OSD Expert, are featured in Pharma’s Almanac with their article entitled “Next-Generation OSD Manufacturing Strategy.
Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist, and Melissa Holshouser, Senior Facility & Process Planner, are featured on Pharma’s Almanac website with their video entitled “A Fill Line Is More Than Just a Fill Line: Incorporating What’s Hidden in Facilities.”
CRB’s Christa Myers and Dr. Rob Boulanger will host a webinar Tuesday, May 16th, 1:00-2:00 p.m., “Make Good Choices. In House vs. Contract Manufacturing.” The webinar, hosted by BioBuzz, focuses on the age-old debate for mature, emerging and virtual biopharmaceutical companies–whether to outsource production to a contract manufacturing organization (CMO) or not.
Ben Rucker will present “Product Formula Scale-Up” during the “Converting a Culinary Recipe to Production Ready Formulas” workshop at the 2017 Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) Technical Meeting.
Mark Paskanik. AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C and Nick Caronna, PE, LEED AP BD+C, along with Bob Nevruz of Alcami will present at this year’s Lab Design Conference on Tuesday, April 25th at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley in Raleigh, North Carolina.
As President of the International Society of Automation (ISA), CRB’s Steve Pflantz, PE will present at the 2017 Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA) Industry Forum held in Atlanta, Georgia April 23-25.
Niranjan Kulkarni, PhD, CRB’s Director of Operations Improvement, will present an education track at the ISPE Mid-Atlantic Life Sciences Showcase on April 6th at the Universities of Shady Grove, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland.
Andrea Phillips, PE and Chris Ertl, AIA, LEED AP BD+C will present at the MOAPPA Conference on Tuesday, March 14th, 9:00-10:00 a.m. at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Their topic is “Lab Sustainability – Things You Can Do Now!”
Kansas City, Missouri, (USA)—March 1, 2017—CRB today announced that Ryan Schroeder, senior associate and Midwest region leader, will transition to president and oversee worldwide operations and the performance of all business units.
CRB thought leaders and subject matter experts Matt Kennedy and Dave DiProspero of CRB Philadelphia, will be joint presenting at the ISPE Europe Annual Meeting in Barcelona Spain on Tuesday, April 4th. The presentation entitled “Continuous Manufacturing in Biotech and OSD – including ISPE’s new OSD Baseline Guide” will focus on pharmaceutical small molecule and large molecule manufacturing facilities of the future.
Jochen Schmidt-Nawrot, Process Utilities Specialist at CRB, was recently published in Pharmind. “Myths in Pharmaceutical Water Treatment” discusses the widespread myths about microbiological control of pharmaceutical water treatment and focuses on critical aspects of the design, construction and operation of pharmaceutical water treatment plants.
Christa Myers, Senior Pharmaceutical Specialist in the Raleigh, North Carolina office is featured in this month’s Medicine Maker publication. The article recaps pharma industry trends of 2016 and looks toward the priorities for 2017.
CRB teaming with ArchNexus kicked off a new project at the University of Utah College of Science in Salt Lake City this week. The project will align the university’s plan with their strategic vision and academic initiatives.
Congratulations to Rick Moore, Business Operations Manager, MW Region Construction Services Group, and Ashley Frosell, Team Leader, Design Services Group of the Dallas office, for being named President and Secretary, respectively, of the ISPE South Central Chapter for 2017!