IMPACT ADDS LYOPHILIZATION DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES TO DEVENS
IMPACT ADDS LYOPHILIZATION DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES TO DEVENS LABORATORY
May 31, 2005
Company Now Offering Contract Lyophilization And Formulation Optimization Services
LINCOLN, Ma ? IMPACT Technology Consultants today announced the addition of lyophilization capabilities to its process research and development laboratory, located at 88 Jackson Road, Devens, MA. This capability allows:
? Freeze drying cycle development, scale-up, and optimization,
? Formulation optimization and screening studies,
? Small scale non-GMP manufacturing for pre-clinical studies.
The 4.2 ft2 LyoStar Freeze Dryer (FTS Systems, Stone Ridge, NY) became operational in early May and is currently performing lyophilization studies for IMPACT clients.
William Cox, Vice President of Business Development at IMPACT, commented, ?Acquisition of an R&D scale lyophilizer addresses a strong need from within our biopharmaceutical client base: an easy, flexible, and cost-effective option for contract freeze-drying development needs that is responsive to each client?s particular goals.?
The IMPACT laboratory is used to conduct process research, scale-up & development, and equipment application experiments for clients. The laboratory has capabilities for studying reaction kinetics, mixing, separation processes, fluid dynamics, heat transfer, materials testing, automation, and now lyophilization.
Through partnerships the laboratory also has cost-effective access to diagnostic and analytical capabilities including freezedrying microscopy and differential scanning calorimetry
About IMPACT Technology Consultants
IMPACT is a team of experienced, advanced-degree chemical engineers with extensive backgrounds in pharmaceutical and chemical process technology development, scale-up, commissioning, and optimization. IMPACT?s primary mission is to provide process development and engineering assistance to specialty chemical, biotechnology, metallurgical, pharmaceutical, and equipment/device companies. Our hands-on, operational approach combines our technical knowledge and experience with structured work processes and rigorous documentation to build institutional knowledge and provide bottom-line results to our clients.
IMPACT Technology Consultants
9 Tabor Hill Road
Lincoln, MA 01773