BEND, Oregon, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Bend Research Inc., a company with more than 30 years of experience in applying innovative pharmaceutical technologies to help clients solve their most difficult scientific and technical problems, announced today that it has entered into a collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, a global biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, MA.
Through this new collaboration, Vertex will utilize Bend's formulation development and manufacturing services for specific projects and clinical trials, with the goals of both enhancing the delivery of Vertex compounds and supporting the progression of certain Vertex product candidates through clinical development.
The collaboration between Bend Research and Vertex is designed to leverage the fundamental scientific capabilities of each company to solve formulation and process-development challenges and to produce commercial drug products that are optimized for therapeutic benefit.
"It's a great opportunity for both companies," Bend Research CEO Rod Ray explained. "We are excited to be working with Vertex. We share their commitment to delivering breakthrough therapies based on cutting-edge science. Having two great teams working side by side is a powerful combination - we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship."
Vertex's Executive Vice President of Global Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, Peter Mueller, added, "Our collaboration with Bend Research exemplifies Vertex's commitment to the treatment of serious diseases through cutting-edge science and innovative technologies. We believe Bend's technologies and expertise will provide Vertex with important scientific capabilities that will support our drug development efforts."
Bend Research is making its multidisciplinary team of scientists and
engineers available to companies for solving tough formulation a
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