Welcome!

News Feed Item

Frost & Sullivan Presents Goodwin Biotechnology with the Global Customer Value Leadership Award for Mammalian Biologics Contract Manufacturing

Goodwin Biotechnology pioneered best-in-class practices for the development of complex Biopharmaceuticals and Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs)

LONDON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the mammalian contract manufacturing services market, Frost & Sullivan recognises Goodwin Biotechnology with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership. Goodwin Biotechnology's reputation as one of the most trusted providers of mammalian contract manufacturing and development services has been built on more than 20 years of experience in the bioprocess development and cGMP manufacturing of mammalian cell culture-derived monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), vaccines, and recombinant proteins, and more than 10 years pioneering the field of bioconjugation.

Goodwin Biotechnology championed the concept of 'full integration' in the biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing space. It is a one-stop shop, offering its partners a comprehensive range of services from cell line development and proof-of-concept projects to bioprocess development and the manufacture of material for preclinical / Tox studies as well as early to late phase clinical trials.

Goodwin Biotechnology strives to be a highly flexible partner with its clients by finding customized solutions for the distinctive needs of every project and ensuring smooth implementation all throughout the lifecycle of an engagement. Furthermore, it has enhanced its brand value on a global basis by maintaining high levels of transparency and responsiveness while focusing on quality, and working within budgets and timelines.

The core services offered by Goodwin Biotechnology include cell line development through collaborations, cell culture and purification process development, cell banking, process scale-up, engineering runs for toxicology study materials, and strict adherence to current good manufacturing practices (cGMP) for manufacturing and providing Fill / Finish services for biopharmaceutical candidates used in human clinical trials. The company has also established best-in-class processes for the production of antibody drug conjugates (ADCs), cytotoxic ADCs (CADCs), antibody-chelator conjugates (for radioimmunoconjugates) and other bioconjugates.

"These core services are fully complemented and enhanced by the company's analytical and formulation development capabilities as well as its quality assurance, quality control, regulatory and project management capabilities," said Frost & Sullivan Senior Research Analyst Aiswariya Chidambaram. "The complete and fully-integrated services offered by Goodwin Biotechnology reduce the supply chain complexities and timeline for clients to efficiently meet their preclinical and clinical needs."

"We at Goodwin Biotechnology are honored to be recognized for such a prestigious award, which showcases our orientation towards providing our clients with the best overall value proposition," noted Karl Pinto, CEO of Goodwin Biotechnology. "It is a testament to the company's rich and distinguished history, coupled with its innovative, state-of-the-art technologies, and highly skilled scientists that enables us to meet the expectations of customers across the globe and at various stages of their respective product development cycles. Having addressed challenges pertaining to the manufacturing of complex biological molecules, such as monoclonal antibodies, recombinant therapeutic proteins, vaccines and cytotoxic ADCs (CADCs), Goodwin Biotechnology helps our clients formulate a strategic approach with particular emphasis on critical protein product characterization, process development, and cGMP manufacturing for regulatory compliance."

"Goodwin Biotechnology's time-tested expertise with various host cell types and process optimisation techniques enables seamless technology transfers between R&D and GMP manufacturing for clinical studies," added Chidambaram. "It is one of the few contract manufacturing organisations to have installed capabilities for a number of robust and reproducible cell cultivation technologies, including disposable bioreactors such as, WAVE, perfusion, and stainless steel tank bioreactors."

At the start of every project, Goodwin Biotechnology focuses on optimising and refining the processes to maximize productivity and ensure seamless scale up. Towards that end, the company has hands-on experience in several chromatographic techniques including affinity, ion exchange, hydrophobic interaction, mixed mode, and size-exclusion chromatography. In addition, its ultrafiltration/diafiltration (UF/DF) processes use tangential flow filtration (TFF) technologies in both flat-plate and hollow-fiber formats.

Goodwin Biotechnology also addresses complex issues associated with antibody drug conjugates, including linker design, drug payload selection, and antibody stability in the production of multi-gram lots of conjugated antibodies used globally in clinical trials. Apart from its rich and varied expertise in protein modification through chemical conjugation and enzymatic digestion methods, Goodwin Biotechnology also offers unique specialties such as the production of Fab and F(ab')2 fragments and their subsequent purification as per client specifications.

Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that has demonstrated excellence in implementing strategies that proactively create value for its customers with a focus on improving the return on the investment that customers make in its services or products. The award recognises the company's inordinate focus on enhancing the value that its customers receive, beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and, ultimately, customer base expansion.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.

About Goodwin Biotechnology

Goodwin Biotechnology is a world-class CMO that offers a Single Source Solution™ through partnerships with clients for cell line development or exploratory proof of concept projects through process development and cGMP contract manufacturing of monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, vaccines, and Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs) and other Biologic Drug Conjugates for early and late stage clinical trials. By working with Goodwin Biotechnology, our clients can enhance the value of their product candidates with clear development and manufacturing strategies as well as a road map to meet the highest quality product requirements from the milligram and gram range to kilogram quantities as the product candidates move along the clinical approval pathway in a cost-effective, timely, and cGMP compliant manner to enhance patients' lives. With over 20 years of experience as an independent contract manufacturer, Goodwin Biotechnology has worked as a strategic partner with companies of all sizes from small university spin-offs to major research institutes, government agencies and large, established and multi-national biopharmaceutical companies. Additional information may be found at http://www.GoodwinBio.com.

About Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants.

Our "Growth Partnership" supports clients by addressing these opportunities and incorporating two key elements driving visionary innovation: The Integrated Value Proposition and The Partnership Infrastructure.

  • The Integrated Value Proposition provides support to our clients throughout all phases of their journey to visionary innovation including: research, analysis, strategy, vision, innovation and implementation.
  • The Partnership Infrastructure is entirely unique as it constructs the foundation upon which visionary innovation becomes possible. This includes our 360 degree research, comprehensive industry coverage, career best practices as well as our global footprint of more than 40 offices.

For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community. Is your organization prepared for the next profound wave of industry convergence, disruptive technologies, increasing competitive intensity, Mega Trends, breakthrough best practices, changing customer dynamics and emerging economies?

Contact Us:   Start the discussion 
Join Us:      Join our community 
Subscribe:    Newsletter on "the next big thing" 
Register:     Gain access to visionary innovation

Contact:

Frost & Sullivan

Goodwin Biotechnology, Inc.      

Melanie Parkinson 

Robin McCallum, MSc

Best Practices, Frost & Sullivan

Manager of Business Development

E: [email protected] 

[email protected]

P: +44 (0) 207 915 7867

954-327-9656

T: @MelanieFrostBPA 

www.GoodwinBio.com

www.awards.frost.com 

[email protected]

SOURCE Frost & Sullivan

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
Everyone wants to use containers, but monitoring containers is hard. New ephemeral architecture introduces new challenges in how monitoring tools need to monitor and visualize containers, so your team can make sense of everything. In his session at @DevOpsSummit, David Gildeh, co-founder and CEO of Outlyer, will go through the challenges and show there is light at the end of the tunnel if you use the right tools and understand what you need to be monitoring to successfully use containers in your...
With billions of sensors deployed worldwide, the amount of machine-generated data will soon exceed what our networks can handle. But consumers and businesses will expect seamless experiences and real-time responsiveness. What does this mean for IoT devices and the infrastructure that supports them? More of the data will need to be handled at - or closer to - the devices themselves.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitachi, the leading provider the Internet of Things and Digital Transformation, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Hitachi Data Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., offers an integrated portfolio of services and solutions that enable digital transformation through enhanced data management, governance, mobility and analytics. We help globa...
NHK, Japan Broadcasting, will feature the upcoming @ThingsExpo Silicon Valley in a special 'Internet of Things' and smart technology documentary that will be filmed on the expo floor between November 3 to 5, 2015, in Santa Clara. NHK is the sole public TV network in Japan equivalent to the BBC in the UK and the largest in Asia with many award-winning science and technology programs. Japanese TV is producing a documentary about IoT and Smart technology and will be covering @ThingsExpo Silicon Val...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor – all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
Building a cross-cloud operational model can be a daunting task. Per-cloud silos are not the answer, but neither is a fully generic abstraction plane that strips out capabilities unique to a particular provider. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Wolf, VP & Chief Technology Officer, Global Field & Industry at VMware, will discuss how successful organizations approach cloud operations and management, with insights into where operations should be centralized and when it’s best to decentraliz...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
“DevOps is really about the business. The business is under pressure today, competitively in the marketplace to respond to the expectations of the customer. The business is driving IT and the problem is that IT isn't responding fast enough," explained Mark Levy, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Serena Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps Summit, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
Grape Up is a software company, specialized in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market across the USA and Europe, we work with a variety of customers from emerging startups to Fortune 1000 companies.
@GonzalezCarmen has been ranked the Number One Influencer and @ThingsExpo has been named the Number One Brand in the “M2M 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands” by Analytic. Onalytica analyzed tweets over the last 6 months mentioning the keywords M2M OR “Machine to Machine.” They then identified the top 100 most influential brands and individuals leading the discussion on Twitter.
Financial Technology has become a topic of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 20th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York, June 6-8, 2017, will find fresh new content in a new track called FinTech.