New collaboration facilities at the Centre for Process Innovation

The UK-based Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) helps companies to develop new products and processes from concept to finished product. It uses applied knowledge in science and engineering together with sophisticated development facilities. This enables clients to develop, demonstrate, prototype and scale-up the next generation of biologic products and processes.

The National Biologics Manufacturing Centre (NBMC) UK is a purpose-built new building, strategically located at Central Park in Darlington and managed by CPI. Equipped with flexible laboratory and pilot plant areas, the facility is designed to conduct research on biologic products by promoting collaboration between universities, the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry.

The building also features a range of flexible, open-plan areas and offices, plus state-of-the-art meeting rooms and spaces for training and conferencing. The contract to design and equip these rooms was awarded to experienced systems integrator Visavvi.