Yearly Archives: 2018

Three Reasons Why Lyophilized Beads are the Next Big Thing in Assay Design

By |December 12th, 2018|Lyophilization, Tips and Tricks|

With multiple benefits including cost savings and reduced environmental impact, it is no wonder that companies are moving toward lyophilized beads in their product lineup. Bead-format lyophilization has significant advantages over traditional lyophil [...]

Argonaut Manufacturing Services welcomes Eric Blair as Chief Commercial Officer

By |December 8th, 2018|News and Announcements, Press Release|

Argonaut Manufacturing Services is proud to welcome Eric Blair as our Chief Commercial Officer. Eric will be responsible for the development and execution of the company’s commercial activities, alliances, and growth opportunities. “We are very pleas [...]

How a tightening labor market impacts Biotech and Pharma Manufacturing

By |September 13th, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing, Operations|

With the latest release of employment data from the U.S. Labor Department, it is apparent that, at least in the short term, unemployment is nearing a fifty-year low. While that should cheer new graduates in the Life Sciences, the news may foretell a [...]

New Product Launch (NPI) and Biotech Manufacturing Operations: Lessons From the Unicorn Frappuccino

By |August 29th, 2018|New Product Launch|

Launching a new product (NPI) in biotechnology is arguably one of the hardest tasks, with most of the focus directed towards the Go-To-Market aspects of testing the market, messaging and gaining early adopters. Often overlooked (until it is too late) [...]

Argonaut Manufacturing Services acquires lyophilization expert LyoGen

By |July 11th, 2018|Lyophilization, Press Release|

Carlsbad, CA, 07/11/18– Argonaut Manufacturing Services, a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) serving molecular diagnostic and biopharmaceutical companies, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire LyoGe [...]

Key factors in choosing the right biotechnology contract manufacturer

By |May 1st, 2018|Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Tips and Tricks|

Choosing the right contract manufacturer to partner with is critical for your business success. Get it right, and a good contract manufacturer relationship gives you superior supply chain leverage. Choose the wrong contract manufacturer and you risk [...]

Increasing Cost of Innovation. The 3rd Driver of the Foundry Model in the Molecular Diagnostics Industry

By |March 28th, 2018|Cost, Manufacturing|

Part Three – Increasing Cost of Innovation The third driver that is triggering the growth of the foundry model in Molecular Diagnostics is the ever Increasing Cost of Innovation. The similarity between molecular diagnostics and the 1980’s chip fabric [...]