In light of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, as well as rapid advances in technology in other areas of plasmid based medicines, vaccines, and gene therapies, a worldwide bottleneck has been created due to the plasmid DNA supply chain.
Four recent clinical research organization (CRO) acquisitions and mergers have indicated a growing trend among biotech manufacturing companies. Charles River acquired Cognate Bioservices, Catalent Paragon acquired Delphi, WuXi Advanced Therapies acquired Oxgene, and Wacker Biotech acquired Genopsis.
We could not be more excited to participate in the @BioNebraska Annual Meeting next week. We look forward to learning, networking and collaborating on the important work for growing the bio-ecosystem in Nebraska.