IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global provider of technical consulting, architecture, engineering, project controls, construction management, and CGMP compliance services for technically complex pharmaceutical development and manufacturing facilities worldwide.
Cell Therapy Facility Design Synopsis: Horizontal Vs. Vertical
There are many factors in the site selection and facility design of cell therapy facilities. As sites are evaluated, one consideration is whether the building should have a horizontal (single-story) or a vertical (multi-story) massing. This article summarizes IPS’ experience and findings over the last five years of consideration factors behind the vertical vs. horizontal decision.
12 Strategies To Deliver Life-saving Drugs At Lightning Speed
While companies are racing to find a vaccine and therapies to help patients, the last thing they need is for traditional construction delivery methods to challenge or even sabotage their production goals. Following are 12 strategies and solutions for accelerating the design and construction process that can yield record breaking delivery times.
Key Considerations For Laboratory Facility Design Planning And Optimization
Laboratories are an integral part of the pharmaceutical industry. They are used at each stage of the product development. See how this solution allows you to plan projects without having to build new labs and gain the ability to plan projects better, inventory management, being nimble in responding to demand fluctuations, avoidance of under and/or over utilization of talent and reliable capital project planning that is based on actual utilization tracking.
IPS Announces New Office In The San Francisco Bay Area
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction management, and validation (EPCMV) services, announces the opening of their newest office in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Designing A Facility For Vaccine Production
Effective vaccine production facility planning combines technological innovation, streamlined workflows, and savvy budget management to ensure project speedbumps don’t become roadblocks.
Operating A Pharmaceutical HVAC System In A Post COVID-19 Environment
Both newly designed and retrofitted HVAC systems can be effective in mitigating the airborne transmission of COVID-19 and other pathogens.
IPS Recognized For Its Contribution To United Therapeutics Facility In Maryland
Learn about United Therapeutics winning the Social Impact category for the 2020 ISPE Facility of the Year Award:
IPS Announces Commitment To Employees During COVID-19 Crisis
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of engineering, procurement, construction management, and validation (EPCMV) services, announces an employee retention plan that secures jobs for their entire global staff, nearly 1,400 employees.
IPS Announces New Office In Cherry Hill, NJ For Pharma, Cell / Gene / Bio Clients
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (EPCM/CQV) services, announces the continued expansion in the Americas region with the opening of a new office located in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
IPS Launches End-To-End Integrated Operational Readiness Compliance Solution For Cell And Gene Therapy Facilities
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of consulting, architecture, engineering, construction management, and CGMP compliance services, announces the launch of CarTon, an end-to-end integrated operational readiness compliance solution for cell and gene therapy facilities.
What Cell and Gene Companies Need To Know About Leasing Space
One of the most significant moves for a growing biotech or pharmaceutical company — sometimes considered as a graduation step — is the acquisition of property to conduct clinical trials and manufacture commercial products. In the first installment of this two-part series, we will explore what considerations companies need to make before they decide what type of property to pursue.
IPS Establishes Germantown, Maryland Facility To Serve Biopharma Industry Needs
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC, a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation (EPCMV) services, announces the continued expansion in the Americas with the opening of a new office located in Germantown, Maryland.
Overcoming The Unique Filling Challenges Of Autologous Therapies
Autologous (patient-derived) therapies represent unique challenges to processing. One-patient, single-batch is a radical change from the scale our industry is accustomed to. At this level the filling is more analogous to limited Phase 1 clinical trial materials or even preclinical applications. The logistics and required compliance of manufacturing these personalized therapies is drastically different and presents a combinatorial explosive problem. One aspect of this process where traditional methods fall apart is filling of these therapies.
IPS Provides Engineering Solutions To BWXT For The Development And Commercialization Of Diagnostic Medical Isotopes
IPS-Integrated Project Services, ULC, a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Administration and Validation (EPCAV) services, was selected by BWXT ITG Canada, Inc. to provide Basis of Design and Detailed Design for BWX Technologies, Inc.'s (BWXT) isotope project, specifically the expansion of their medical isotope and radiopharmaceutical facility in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
IPS To Design New Nexus Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Facility In Wisconsin
Nexus Pharmaceuticals Inc., a woman-owned, privately held, US-based healthcare company, announced recently an agreement with the village of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin to build an industry-leading sterile injectable manufacturing facility.
Lupin Project Wins ENR Global Best Project Award Of Merit: Manufacturing
ENR's Global Best Projects identifies and honors the project teams behind outstanding design and construction efforts of the past year. They received a record number of entries produces a diverse set of projects located in 20 countries that focused on safety performance, innovations, challenges, and design and construction quality - with a special emphasis on the diversity of global project teams and their collaboration.
IPS Showcases INNOPHEX And Pharma 4.0 At Their Annual Technologies Tours At INTERPHEX
IPS-Integrated Project Services, LLC (IPS), a leading provider of Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation (EPCMV) services, announces the ninth annual IPS Technologies Tours at INTERPHEX with Tours focused on the hottest trends in the industry, including Pharma 4.0 concepts, cell processing, and gene therapy.
Dos & Don’ts Of Bioprocess Facility Construction
Expansions and renovations to existing biological facilities, and construction of new facilities, provide a unique opportunity to rethink basic design strategies and use new technologies to build a better facility that will improve compliance. This article is the sixth in a six-part series on how single-use systems (SUS) are changing the modern biotechnology facility design and construction paradigm.
Cell Therapy: Process Design Considerations To Support Commercialization
Cell therapies have the potential to revolutionize the biopharmaceutical world, but today’s processes, logistics, and delivery make for a challenging entry into the sector’s growth curve. As the industry evolves, we have to answer (at least) three important questions when bringing these exciting new therapies to market.
Designing The Cell Therapy Facility Of The Future
In 1931, Swiss doctor Paul Niehans injected a preparation of live cells from a parathyroid gland into a dying patient. The patient subsequently recovered, and Dr. Niehans had a eureka moment — that injections of living cells can have tremendous therapeutic value.