BioLink, a prominent Chinese bioprocessing company, and the French downstream bioprocessing company Verdot signed a strategic partnership agreement that marks a significant step forward in the field of biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The partnership was facilitated by Cathay Capital as it leveraged its extensive European network and market reputation to strengthen the collaboration.
This partnership brings together BioLink's extensive knowledge of the bioprocessing market in China and Verdot’s cutting-edge chromatography technologies, including their distinctive expertise in large-scale columns.
Mr. Charles Ruban, the President and CEO of Verdot (Right)
Mr. Shihai Kong, CEO of BioLink (Left)
Charles Ruban, the President and CEO of Verdot, stated, "BioLink is a rising force within the Chinese life science industry, and has a strong reputation within the field of bioprocessing. BioLink's commitment to excellence and their strong market presence make them the perfect partner for our innovative bioprocessing technologies. Together, we aim to empower biopharmaceutical companies in China with advanced solutions that drive efficiency and quality, particularly for large-scale and commercial production."
Chen Zhi, Chairman and President of BioLink, expressed, "By integrating Verdot’s chromatography columns into our product portfolio, we aim to enhance the efficiency and performance of bioprocessing workflows. Verdot consistently drives the development of new biotherapeutic approaches with high-quality products, increasing the accessibility of biopharmaceuticals. We hope that this collaboration can promote industry progress and benefit more patients."
BioLink and Verdot will employ their respective strengths to facilitate the global exchange of cutting-edge technologies, increase market penetration, promote high-quality products, and heighten awareness and customer adoption. Ultimately, this will foster a strong collaborative effort within the bioprocessing industry.
Verdot, BioLink and Cathay Capital team photo
This collaboration is expected to enhance industry technology, reduce production costs of biotherapeutic products, and extend biopharmaceutical advancements to a broader population, increasing the quality of life for more people.
BioLink Biological Applied Technologies (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (BioLink) is a group of technology-driven businesses that provide products and process solutions in the life sciences industry. The company focuses on the development and production of the key processing equipment and materials for vaccines, antibodies, cell therapies, gene therapies and other biological products. BioLink's portfolio of offerings cover the entire upstream and downstream bioprocess such as cell culture, single-use mixing and storage, chromatography purification, filtration and ultrafiltration, as well as process development services. BioLink is committed to providing customers with high-quality, innovative products and solutions and strives to build an efficient, safe and competitive biopharmaceutical supply chain eco-system.
Verdot is a leading downstream bioprocessing technology company, founded in 1950 and headquartered in Riom, France. Verdot focuses on downstream purification solutions for the biopharmaceutical and food processing sectors including chromatography columns, chromatography skids and tangential flow filtration systems. Chromatography and tangential filtration are well-known techniques used to purify, concentrate, and separate biomolecules across a wide array of modalities including mAbs and recombinant proteins to adeno- associated virus (AAV), lentiviral and mRNA-based vaccines.
Verdot’s global customer base includes research and development, emerging biotech, large biopharma and contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs). Verdot is a specialist in the design and manufacture of fully customized, high-quality products that enable the advancement of new therapeutic treatments along with a sustainable approach to make those biologics affordable and available to patients.
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