This is a common hurdle for CROs that want to become one-stop shops offering both research and manufacturing services. If Syngene, for example, had a site near Sosei Heptares’s base in Cambridge, England, then Congreve would consider the company a one-stop shop, he says. As it is, Sosei Heptares employs a jigsaw puzzle of CROs and CDMOs, picking them for different projects according to their individual strengths and locations.
by Vanessa Zainzinger, special to C&EN |
August 08, 2021