Process Development

The process is the product.

We help you get the process right, the first time.

The goal of any process development scientist is to end with a robust, scalable process that will ensure consistent, high-quality product with reduced risk and acceptable cost of goods – all while meeting tight timelines. The ability to achieve this delicate balance comes with experience, which we share with you during the development of pre-clinical and clinical cell therapy processes to help you reach the therapeutic promise of your candidate.

The Approach

For cell therapies, the process is the product. Designing the process with manufacturability in mind is critical. We start with a wide process characterization lens, beginning with the Critical Quality Attributes (CQA’s). Then, by establishing Critical Process Parameters (CPP’s), we can thoughtfully design your process while considering scalability and media optimization strategies.

CQA’s and CPP’s

  • Understand CQA’s
  • Establish CPP’s

Design for the Right Scalability

  • Scale out / scale up
  • 2D or 3D cell culture

Optimize Media

  • Anchorage-dependent or independent
  • Growth factor feeding strategies
  • QbD / DOE Studies

Develop the Process

  • Optimize enrichment
  • Optimize modification
  • Optimize expansion

Process Development

Do you have an existing manual process that would benefit from automation? Perhaps an open culture system that you wish to be functionally closed? Limited procedures? Let Theragent’s Process Development team design and improve your process to set your future manufacturing up for success. Drawing upon our collective past of developing programs for T-cells, NK cells, iPSC’s, and more, leverage our process science know-how to provide you with a more robust process using modern tools and the latest media and reagents.

Additionally, our process development team is co-located with our analytical development group, so we can provide the best analytical tools for your cell type in a cohesive manner.

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