Leading manufacturer of therapeutic proteins implements Genedata's bioprocess platform to streamline development and manufacture of biopharmaceuticals
Genedata, the leading provider of enterprise software solutions for biopharmaceutical R&D, today announced that Octapharma, one of the world’s largest human protein manufacturers, has adopted the Genedata Bioprocess platform to support the development and manufacturing of therapeutic proteins addressing severe diseases in the areas of haematology, immunotherapy, and critical care.
“By bringing Genedata Bioprocess onboard, we will be able to digitalize our development and manufacturing processes and get to the next level of operational excellence. Streamlining processes while maintaining highest quality standards was the guiding principle behind our selection of Genedata,” said Dr. Tobias Stuwe, Head of Recombinant R&D at Octapharma. “As a fully integrated end-to-end platform, Genedata Bioprocess integrates data capture, analysis, and reporting across all of our bioprocess development operations, which will increase overall productivity. In addition to these operational benefits, Genedata Bioprocess serves as our central data backbone to ensure data integrity and compliance.”
The system is being rolled out across the Octapharma organization, including groups for clinical supply and formulation development, purification and analytics, biophysics, fermentation, cell line development, molecular design, as well as Octapharma’s production and QC units in a GMP environment. All groups will have a central place to record and access business-critical information in real time, which will foster collaboration and ultimately help to make Octapharma’s development and manufacturing operations even more efficient.
“We are pleased that Octapharma, a leader in therapeutic protein manufacturing, has decided to implement Genedata Bioprocess to handle the many challenges in large-molecule development and manufacturing,” said Dr. Othmar Pfannes, CEO of Genedata. “We are excited to combine Genedata’s advanced software solutions and expertise with Octapharma’s market-leading human protein development and production, which will further support our mutual goals of advancing human life.”