Quay Pharma GMP manufacturing suites gain MHRA approval

Pharma outsourcing specialist is now able to make larger non-sterile product batches to support clinical trials and small-scale commercial manufacture

Quay Pharma’s MHRA-approved GMP manufacturing suites are part of a £3m investment which has increased the company’s overall manufacturing capacity

Pharmaceutical outsourcing specialist Quay Pharma has received full MHRA approval for its newly-installed GMP manufacturing suites at its headquarters in Deeside, UK.

The new suites are part of a £3m investment which has increased the company’s overall manufacturing capacity and enabled it to make larger batches of product to continue support through Phase III clinical trials and small-scale commercial manufacture for all non-sterile products.

The GMP facility will also support a number of Quay Pharma’s specialist areas where the firm is experiencing increasing demand. These include the development of orphan drugs and potent products. In addition, one room is equipped to allow the manufacture of products at very low humidity to meet growing customer demand for new innovative formulations.

'The establishment of the GMP suites is the next logical step in our continued expansion and will further enhance the level of service and support that we can offer our clients,' said Quay Pharma CEO Maireadh Pedersen.

Established in 2002 by Professor Mike Rubinstein, Quay Pharma’s range of services includes early stage (pre-clinical) formulation development, novel drug delivery design, analytical R&D development, stability testing, and clinical trial manufacture, commercial manufacture and packing of new drug compounds.

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