A Broad Range of CMO/CDMO Services

Cell Line Development

Cell Line Development services
Cell Line Development

KBI has been applying established mammalian and microbial recombinant protein expression systems to provide rapid cell line generation services using:

  • CHO-K1, CHO-S, CHO-DG44, HEK293 and DXB11
  • E. coli expression systems:

Insoluble (inclusion body)
Periplasmic

Both transient expression and stable pool generation approaches are available to support proof-of-concept (POC) material generation for preclinical programs designed to meet the client’s timeline and budgetary objectives.

KBI's Cell Therapy team on our Woodlands TX, office have been been developing therapies under IND since 2001.

Our Cell Line Development services include:

The cell line development activities are performed as stand-alone services or are fully integrated into larger scope process development programs. Selected cell lines are used for the generation of KBI internal research cell banks (RCBs). For full scope process development and cGMP manufacturing programs, the master cell bank (MCB) generation is outsourced to established third-party vendors. KBI conducts the quality audit of a vendor, transfers distribution vials of the selected RCB to the third party facility, manages and provides quality oversight of the pre-bank testing, the MCB production, testing and release under cGMP.

Additionally, KBI offers reporter cell line generation for cell-based assay development programs. These programs range from pre-clinical method transfer or development to cGMP qualification and validation in support of clinical and commercial Drug Substance and Drug Product release and stability testing.

Cell Line Development Resources
  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | A Manufacturer’s Perspective on Innovations in Biomanufacturing

  • Publications & Presentations

    Publication | Vertical Integration of Disposables in Biopharmaceutical Drug Substance Manufacturing

A Broad Range of CMO/CDMO Services

Process, Analytical & Formulation Development

Process, Analytical & Formulation Development services
  • The cell culture team at KBI has developed robust, reproducible, & scalable processes
  • Efficient, high quality & flexible fermentation development services that are scalable & robust
  • KBI Biopharma has a strong reputation for developing purification processes for challenging biomolecules
  • We employ a phase-specific lifecycle approach to analytics supporting process development & manufacturing
  • Our approach to preformulation and formulation development result in significant savings to our clients
Process, Analytical & Formulation Development

The clinical and commercial success of biotherapeutics hinges on the development of robust, reproducible and scalable processes. KBI’s extensive process development and analytical development capabilities help our partners generate active product at an attractive cost while enabling rapid, reliable transfer to cGMP manufacturing.

Process Development Case Studies: Learn More

KBI process development activities cover the full development cycle, from supporting early-stage discovery efforts through small-scale protein production to fully-integrated, comprehensive process development programs leading to cGMP manufacturing to process characterization and scale-down validation studies. We take pride in our deep knowledge and experience in the science and practice of biopharmaceutical drug development. Our abiding customer focus and situational flexibility combined with a solid scientific base enable us to be the ideal partner for our clients’ biopharmaceutical process development needs.

Our services include:

KBI has extensive experience with both microbial (E.coli, yeast) and mammalian cell culture derived proteins. The KBI team has worked with protein production processes at all scales from laboratory, pilot and clinical scales to commercial scales up to 20,000L. We have conducted cutting-edge research into several technologies that are fundamental to process development and are adept at solving challenging issues on very short timelines.

KBI has well-developed platform processes for monoclonal antibodies and Fc fusion proteins and has helped several clients create their own platforms for novel therapeutic moieties.

Our high throughput tools for process and analytical development include miniaturized bioreactors through the Ambr® platform combined with high throughput chromatographic screening capabilities and a complementary set of analytical tools to enable rapid progress in process development. Through our experience, we can readily develop optimal experimental strategies that can lead to the rapid development of robust, reliable and scalable processes.

KBI’s full range of process development capabilities provide the tools to address client needs, whether they be in producing small quantities of proteins for research or in developing robust and scalable processes that can provide a solid competitive advantage.

Process, Analytical & Formulation Development Resources
  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | High Throughput Bioreactor Mimetic in Early & Late Stage Process Development

  • Publications & Presentations

    Publication | Viral clearance for biopharmaceutical downstream processes

A Broad Range of CMO/CDMO Services

Clinical Manufacturing

Clinical Manufacturing services
Clinical Manufacturing

KBI Biopharma offers a broad range of cGMP biologics manufacturing services to biopharmaceutical companies worldwide. Our capabilities include reliable manufacturing for preclinical and clinical supply.

KBI’s experienced team produces high quality therapeutics and vaccines through processes developed in-house or through processes transferred in from our clients.

Our state of the art manufacturing facilities meet global regulatory requirements and employ the latest disposable production technologies, allowing for maximum flexibility and short turn-around times.

Our clinical manufacturing services include:

Our cell culture and microbial manufacturing facilities are fully separated including independent utility systems serving only their assigned production areas. Multiple HVAC zones, unidirectional flow of personnel and materials and strict environmental monitoring schema ensure the highest environmental quality for your clinical manufacturing process.

Clinical Manufacturing Resources
  • Publications & Presentations

    Publication | Innovation in biomanufacturing: the only way forward

  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | A Manufacturer’s Perspective on Innovations in Biomanufacturing

A Broad Range of CMO/CDMO Services

Commercial Manufacturing

Commercial Manufacturing services
Commercial Manufacturing

KBI Biopharma offers a broad range of cGMP biologics manufacturing services to biopharmaceutical companies worldwide. Our capabilities include reliable manufacturing for commercial supply.

KBI’s experienced team produces high quality therapeutics and vaccines through processes developed in-house or through processes transferred in from our clients.

Our state of the art manufacturing facilities meet global regulatory requirements and employ the latest disposable production technologies, allowing for maximum flexibility and short turn-around times.

Our commercial manufacturing services include:

Our cell culture and microbial manufacturing facilities are fully separated including independent utility systems serving only their assigned production areas. Multiple HVAC zones, unidirectional flow of personnel and materials and strict environmental monitoring schema ensure the highest environmental quality for your commercial manufacturing process.

Commercial Manufacturing Resources
  • Publications & Presentations

    Publication | Innovation in biomanufacturing: the only way forward

  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | A Manufacturer’s Perspective on Innovations in Biomanufacturing

A Broad Range of CMO/CDMO Services

Characterization & Consulting

Characterization & Consulting services
Characterization & Consulting

We offer a comprehensive range of analytical, biophysical characterization, mass spectrometry, and modeling and simulation capabilities. KBI’s scientists expertly apply these technologies and and methodologies to interpret the data to deliver the right information needed to support your product through all stages of development as stand-alone consulting services.

KBI has substantial experience in the design and execution of analytical comparability studies. We have executed such studies in support of reference material characterization, manufacturing site changes, and biosimilar-to-innovator comparability, just to name a few. KBI can develop the protocol, perform the analyses, analyze the data, and provide a submission-ready comparability report with all requisite figures and tables.

Our services include:

Whether you are seeking developability data to support proof-of-concept, initial characterization to support IND filing, or comprehensive forced degradation and impurity characterization to support BLA licensure, KBI offers the experience and instrumentation needed to enhance your understanding of your molecule and accelerate development.

Characterization & Consulting Resources
  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | Getting Biopharmaceutical Production Processes Right the First Time

  • Publications & Presentations

    Presentation | Quality by Design at a Biopharma CMO

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