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Optimizing Process Efficiency In Upstream Manufacturing

Source: GE Healthcare Life Sciences

By Dr. Andreas Castan, Staff Scientist, GE Healthcare Life Sciences

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Process efficiency is a key goal for biopharmaceutical production, focused on increasing the process' speed, keeping costs under control, and building flexibility into the process, all while maintaining the quality of the final product. In this article, several different approaches and technologies will be detailed that can significantly improve the efficiency of upstream processing, including cell line development, process development and process intensification, real-time analytics, and process integration.