Esco Aster is a contract growth and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) specializing in providing vaccine, biocell and gene-remedy growth manufacturing companies utilizing primarily its proprietary Adherent Tide Motion Platform. This is the second Esco Aster collaborative research unit set up globally after the primary Centre of Excellence (COE) with Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI), Singapore. Esco Aster hopes to proceed to develop extra collaborations in Asia Pacific in years to come to work on the booming cell and gene remedy.
“One of the focus areas for MAHE is to build and sustain relationship with corporates to promote corporate affiliate research programmes. “I am hopeful that MAHE-Esco Aster partnership will be mutually rewarding and will lead to many more corporate research units to be established at MAHE,” mentioned Dr Raviraja N S, MAHE’s director, company relations and professor, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.
“We look forward to harnessing the skilled manpower and mentor pool available at MAHE to build our pipeline products and services to our clients. We envision showcasing this research unit to our potential clients and collaborators and also utilizing it as a training centre.” mentioned, Xiangliang Lin, CEO, Esco Aster-
Dr Narayana Sabhahit, registrar, MAHE mentioned, “We will recruit skilled manpower to the research unit to execute research projects jointly developed. Esco Aster has agreed to provide all necessary training and equipment to carry out advanced research. They will send trained manpower from Singapore from time to time”.