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Millipore® CTDMO Services

With Millipore® CTDMO Services we provide a streamlined experience in a single partner to mitigate the burden of managing multiple vendors, supply chain needs, and complex priorities along the drug life cycle. We combine our expertise in development, manufacturing, contract testing and technologies from pre-clinical to commercial to accelerate our clients’ milestones and breakthroughs — as one experienced partner.

We leverage 30+ years of global success working with drug development, material science, and process technology aligned with our supply network to accelerate our clients’ programs. 

We are the industry’s experienced choice — built to serve.

Experience the Advantage with Integrated Testing

Our CTDMO services provide a unified and simplified experience covering the entire value chain, giving clients one trusted partner along the drug development journey. Our contract testing services are integrated into the modality services to further streamline the development path. Our expertise, speed, and agility are what make the difference for our clients’ breakthrough innovations.


The Value We Provide

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Technology Leadership

Known for our deep expertise & broad portfolio – with standard-setting innovations & template development to push the industry forward.

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Global Capacity and Supply Chain Management

Flexibility through manufacturing and testing capacity – making significant investment in our capabilities and capacity to scale with the industry’s complex supply chain needs.

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Extensive Regulatory Knowledge

Decades of experience to inform and navigate clients’ pathways to approval. Our global regulatory know-how ensures high quality standards and regulatory compliance.


Focused Leadership Across Modalities

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ADC & Bioconjugation

Antibody-drug conjugates (ADC) require a combination of precise design and specialized expertise — all delivered at speed.​ With 15+ years of contract development and manufacturing experience, we are recognized for leading expertise in the conjugation of drug linkers to monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) with facilities specialized for handling highly potent compounds.

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The Global Footprint of Our CTDMO Manufacturing Sites

We are a single organization with a global network to deliver CTDMO services across all stages of the molecule value chain. 

North America

Carlsbad, CA
Carlsbad, CA

Our 157,000 sq. ft, state-of-the-art viral and gene therapy manufacturing site houses upstream and downstream production suites, fill/finish, warehousing, QC, process, and analytical labs to support early phase to commercial manufacturing of suspension and adherent-based platforms.

Indianapolis, IN
Indianapolis, IN

Our site for LNP formulation and fill/finish services completes our mRNA value chain.

Madison, WI
Madison, WI

Our API manufacturing site SafeBridge® certified facility. One of the largest single-digit nanogram OEL CTDMO providers in the world.

Rockville, MD
Rockville, MD

Biosafety testing and manufacturing services span the product cycle from early pre-clinical development to licensed production. Services include analytical development, cell banking, cell line characterization, viral clearance, drug substance and drug product release testing, as well as rapid methods such as Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and the Blazar® platform for our integrated CTDMO.

St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO

Our ADC & Bioconjugation Center of Excellence. We have more than 35 years of experience as the leading expert in the conjugation of HPAPI to mAbs for ADC manufacturing.

Verona, WI
Verona, WI

Our API manufacturing site SafeBridge® certified facility.

Darmstadt, Germany
Darmstadt, Germany

Commercialization for large scale API production and portfolio lipids. Continued investment to expand our global network of API production facilities offers immediate development and manufacturing capacity.

Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow, Scotland

Our biosafety testing service site houses our cell bank manufacturing, biorepository, cell line characterization, and drug substance and drug product release testing services.

Hamburg, GER
Hamburg, Germany

Our mRNA manufacturing site for our integrated CDMO capabilities includes the development and manufacturing of custom mRNAs.

Martillac, France
Martillac, France

Biopharma development and manufacturing facility for production of mAbs with 25+ years of GMP experience. Including pilot, and GMP capabilities.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Development, manufacturing and launch site for APIs, functionalized polyethylene glycols (PEGs), and lipids.

Stirling, Scotland
Stirling, Scotland

Our site features viral clearance study suites. Our Provise™ Clearance Service deploys a team of highly trained & experienced process scientists and study directors on your behalf, to perform all your required process steps at our state-of-the-art Stirling facility.

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Shanghai, China

Our Shanghai site is home to our China Biologics Testing Center, which houses viral clearance suites. This enables clients to locally conduct viral clearance studies from pre-clinical development to commercialization for in China and for global export.

Singapore
Singapore

Biosafety testing service site conducting cell line characterization, viral clearance, and drug substance and drug product release testing for our integrated CTDMO.

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