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Morphotek Inc. Pilot Plant Receives 2013 Facility of the Year Award
Date:2/4/2013

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Morphotek® Inc., a subsidiary of Eisai Inc., announced today that its recently opened 60,000-square-foot pilot plant for the production of biological-based therapeutics to support early-stage clinical trials has been designated the 2013 Facility of the Year in the Sustainability category in a competition sponsored by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE), INTERPHEX, and Pharmaceutical Processing magazine. The award was bestowed by a panel of experts, consisting of senior-level executives from multiple global pharmaceutical companies, who judged 27 projects from various countries.

The Morphotek pilot plant project was initiated in 2008, with groundbreaking occurring in 2010 and construction being completed in late 2011.  The company invested $80 million in the facility, which encompasses a current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) grade pilot plant and office space for support functions, enabling Morphotek to maximize the efficiencies of its product development process and move closer to its goal of becoming a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company.

"Eisai and Morphotek are committed to developing drugs in a cost-effective manner for our patients, and that is reflected in the design and operation of our energy efficient, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility," said Dr. Philip Sass , Morphotek's Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. "We are honored to receive this prestigious award."

The judges said the Morphotek pilot plant utilized a variety of design and construction features that made it stand out from other entries in the Sustainability category, including the following:

  • It was built on a Brownfield site, giving new life to a previously abandoned and contaminated site through soil remediation and  the demoliti
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