FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Plans College Station-Bryan, Texas, Manufacturing Facility
A Texas Enterprise Fund grant of $1,500,000 has been extended as an incentive to FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies.
"The biopharmaceutical industry’s need for manufacturing capacity continues to grow rapidly," said Gerry Farrell, COO for FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas. "Committed to being a partner for life for our customers, we will continue to invest in the right technology and talent to support our partners in bringing to market these life-impacting medicines. We are grateful to Governor Greg Abbott, and the State of Texas for its commitment to supporting the growth of the Texas biocorridor, and creating highly-skilled jobs in the state."
A partnership between FUJIFILM Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is a world-leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization with experience in the development and manufacture of recombinant biopharmaceuticals and viral gene therapies.
"FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies' expansion is wonderful news for the hardworking people of College Station-Bryan, and it will bring more opportunities for Texans to develop life-saving technology and treatment," said Governor Greg Abbott. "The biotechnology industry is growing at a tremendous rate in Texas, and I thank FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies for their continued investment in the Brazos Valley that will keep the Lone Star State competitive in this field."
"FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies makes a global impact every day from the Brazos Valley," added Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation's President and CEO Matt Prochaska. "We are honored that this worldwide industry leader from Japan continues to see our Texas community’s talent, resources, institutions and quality of life as advantageous for their goals and growth. The Brazos Valley is better because we are partners."
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