Biopharma Trends and Outlook

A Fully Disposable Bioprocessing Facility: Is it on the horizon?

Eric Langer
Contributor: Eric Langer
Posted: 02/11/2015

Single-use, disposable bioprocessing reached the Billion-Dollar club this year, and judging by suppliers’ sales growth, it continues to gain broad industry acceptance.  The many advantages offered to CMOs and biotherapeutic developers have been well documented.  Faster production times, and reduced capital investments in facilities and equipment are just a few reasons.  Disposable bioreactors have become rational options, as upstream productivity and equipment requirements can now be achieved at a tenth the scale.

Eric Langer
Contributor: Eric Langer
Posted: 02/11/2015