Ultragenyx opens new gene therapy manufacturing site in Massachusetts
The rare disease player Ultragenyx will produce its gene therapies in-house as it opens the doors to a new manufacturing facility, which will lessen its reliance on external contract manufacturers.
Ultragenyx announced Wednesday that it officially opened its 110,000-square-foot manufacturing facility on a 10.7-acre site in the Boston suburb of Bedford, MA. The site enables Ultragenyx to produce gene therapies in 2,000-liter batches versus the industry standard of 50 liters per batch. Construction on the site began in 2020. The cost of the facility was not disclosed.
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