A BILLINGHAM firm has been announced as a finalist in a nationwide competition to seek out the UK’s next big pre-market products, processes and concepts, by Business Minister Mark Prisk.
Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, pictured, has been selected for its pAVEway expression system, which will be displayed in the Make it in Great Britain exhibition at London’s Science Museum from July 24-September 9.
The system will be featured alongside exhibits from iconic companies including Mars, McLaren, Airbus and The Royal Mint.
The pAVEway system combines new genetic control elements and advanced bioprocessing to enable the rapid manufacture and introduction into the clinic of tomorrow’s medicines.
Stephen Taylor, commercial director, Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies, said “Through inclusion we hope to demonstrate manufacturing has many facets and the cost-effective and timely manufacture of life changing medicines is an exciting industry to be part of.”
Each finalist will be on display for one week of the exhibition and visitors will vote for their favourite. The winners from each weekly vote will feature together in the final week of the exhibit.