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Cell Therapy Production

NorthX Biologics offers a full suite of services designed to optimize your cell therapy products' development, production, and delivery. We're here to support your mission of bringing life-changing therapies to patients in need.  We specialize in various cell types, including dendritic, stem and IPSC.

Discover NorthX Biologics’ complete cell therapy production solutions

Culture Phase

Our expert team applies a deep understanding of bioprocessing to create ideal conditions for cell growth. Our protocols aim to:

  • Maximize cell health and proliferation
  • Ensure batch-to-batch consistency, a critical factor in clinical applications


Our efficient and proven processes are designed to:

  • Isolate cells, preserving their viability and integrity
  • Maximize yield, recognizing the value of each cell in cell therapy

Fill and Finish

Our team operates within strict environments to:

  • Package your products under stringent quality controls
  • Encapsulate therapies in vials designed for optimal storage conditions and distribution efficiency


Our state-of-the-art freezing technologies aim to:

  • Preserve cell therapies' functionality and potency for extended periods
  • Widen the treatment window through prolonged cell viability

Irradiation of Frozen Product

Our safety measures include:

  • Applying irradiation to eliminate potential residual living contaminants
  • Adding an additional layer of safety for your cell therapies

QP Release of Final Drug Product

Our Qualified Person (QP) ensures that:

  • Your product has met all quality standards
  • The final drug product is safe and ready for patient administration

Analytical Testing

Our commitment extends to all facets of cell therapy development, providing:

  • Cutting-edge technology for evaluating the identity, potency, purity, and safety of your product
  • A comprehensive profile of your cell therapy to streamline regulatory submissions

Choose NorthX Biologics for your cellular therapy products

When you entrust us with your cell therapy production needs, you're choosing excellence. Our cutting-edge facility, advanced processes, and dedicated team guarantee meticulous handling of your products from start to finish. Discover the NorthX Biologics advantage as your steadfast partner in delivering unmatched quality, reliability, and expertise.

 Unmatched quality in cell therapy production:

At NorthX Biologics, our commitment to safety and quality is unwavering. When you select us for your cell therapy production, rest assured that your therapeutic products receive the highest level of care, precision, and efficiency. Your products are in capable hands with NorthX Biologics, adhering to the industry's most stringent standards.

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Learn more about cell therapy manufacturing services

What is cell therapy manufacturing?

Cell therapy manufacturing involves the intricate processes of producing therapeutic cells for medical applications. It encompasses the generation, expansion, and manipulation of various cell types, such as pluripotent stem cells or immune cells, to create therapeutic products that can treat diseases. These cell therapies aim to address various clinical needs, from CAR-T cell therapies for cancers to regenerative medicines.

The cell therapy manufacturing process involves cell culture, genetic modification, and downstream processing, all meticulously controlled to ensure the desired cellular composition and quality. Process optimization and process control are vital to achieving consistent results at a scale suitable for clinical use. Regulatory concerns loom large, as these products cross international borders. Companies like NorthX Biologics have dedicated manufacturing centers focused on providing quality cell therapies to address various clinical needs.

What are CAR-T cell therapies (Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell)?

CAR-T cell therapies are revolutionary treatments that harness the power of a patient's own immune system to combat certain types of cancer. CAR-T stands for Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell therapy. This groundbreaking approach involves reprogramming a patient's own T-cells, which are a type of immune cell, to specifically target and attack cancer cells.

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What are cell therapy products?

Cell therapy products are advanced medical interventions harnessing the potential of cells to treat diseases. These therapies encompass a wide range of applications, from CAR-T cells targeting blood cancers to allogeneic cell therapies addressing immune disorders. They can consist of immune cells, therapeutic cells, or stem cells, depending on the therapeutic goal. 

What are gene therapies?

Gene therapies are a subset, utilizing genetic modifications to enhance cellular functions. These products are meticulously manufactured in specialized cell therapy manufacturing facilities adhering to strict regulations. Regulatory authorities ensure safety, efficacy, and quality before these therapies reach clinical centers for administration to patients.

How are cell therapies made?

Cell therapies are crafted through a multi-step process involving cell collection, isolation, expansion, and often genetic modification. 

  1. Cell culture is pivotal, enabling cells to proliferate while maintaining their therapeutic properties.
  2. Genetic materials are introduced using viral vectors like lentiviral vectors, allowing precise genetic modification.
  3. Rigorous process monitoring ensures cellular quality and consistency.
  4. Regulatory agencies set stringent guidelines, compelling manufacturers to perform extensive quality control through assays and release tests.
  5. Downstream processing prepares the final drug product, with thorough characterization to understand cellular composition.
  6. Clinical sites administer the therapy, with broad understanding that clinical response varies. 

Although challenging, with advancements and insights, cell therapy manufacturing is progressively enhancing, striving to maximize success rates.

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What is the success rate of cell therapy manufacturing?

The success rate of cell therapy manufacturing is contingent on several factors. Challenges lie in maintaining the consistency of cell culture, the complexity of genetic modifications, and the intricate processes involved. Variability in patient responses also impacts perceived success. With advancements in production methods and improved understanding of cell behavior, the rates have been rising. However, due to the novelty of cell-based therapies, a comprehensive dataset is still evolving. Regulatory agencies and academic institutions actively collaborate to address regulatory concerns and expand the broad understanding of these therapies. The scale of production and release assays also play roles in determining the overall success of translating cell therapy manufacturing into positive clinical outcomes.

What cell types can be manufactured by NorthX Biologics?

Dendritic Cells:

Dendritic cells are specialized immune cells that play a crucial role in presenting antigens to other immune cells, thereby initiating and modulating immune responses. They act as messengers between the innate and adaptive immune systems.

Stem Cells:

Stem cells are undifferentiated cells with the unique ability to develop into various specialized cell types. They are essential for growth, tissue repair, and regeneration throughout an organism's life.

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs):

Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are artificially reprogrammed adult cells, often from the skin or blood, to revert to a pluripotent state similar to embryonic stem cells. This allows them to differentiate into various cell types for research and potential therapeutic applications.

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What is the significance of cellular therapy products in regenerative medicine?

Cell therapy products play a pivotal role in the realm of regenerative medicine, representing a significant breakthrough in medical science. This approach marks a departure from traditional treatments that merely manage symptoms. 

At the forefront of this innovative field is the administration of therapeutic cells through cell therapy products, a process that can stimulate the body's natural healing mechanisms and aid in tissue regeneration. NorthX Biologics, as a pioneering player in this arena, specializes in the meticulous manufacturing of these advanced therapies. Their expertise encompasses the complex journey from sourcing the cells to the intricacies of cell therapy manufacturing, ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety are upheld. 

What are the raw materials for cell therapy?

Raw materials for cell therapy comprise various components essential for the cell manufacturing process. These encompass materials like culture media, growth factors, and supplements that sustain cells during expansion. Additionally, vectors, primarily viral vectors, deliver genetic material into therapeutic cells. Adherent cells require specialized surfaces for optimal growth. Cell collection is a critical stage, involving patient-specific procedures for autologous cells. For allogeneic cell therapies, master cell banks store well-characterized cells as a renewable source. The choice of raw materials significantly impacts the cost and scale of production, emphasizing the need to decrease costs while maintaining high quality and safety standards.