WuXi AppTec recently held the groundbreaking ceremony for its Wuxi STA Pharmaceutical East China R&D facility in tandem with the signing ceremony for the Phase V CRDMO Project in Changzhou National High-Tech District.
Wuxi STA Pharmaceutical has been working on Phases I, II and III of its first project in Changzhou since 2013 when ground was initially broken. The Wuxi STA Pharmaceutical East China R&D facility will, based on WuXi AppTec’s integrated, end-to-end enabling platform, invest in state-of-the-art instruments and equipment to provide innovative R&D services to its customers worldwide. The project will become one of Wuxi STA Pharmaceutical’s key facilities, with plans to recruit more than 3,000 researchers and developers, creating a concentrated pool of talent, as well as to transform the industry and contribute to regional economic development. Wuxi STA Pharmaceutical plans to continue increasing its investment in Changzhou National High-Tech District and build a Phase V CRDMO project developing next-generation pharmaceuticals, with the aim of further strengthening its R&D and production capacity for pharmaceuticals ranging from small molecules to oligonucleotides, peptides and various complicated chemically coupled medicines.