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Genentech’s Clinical Supply Center Named ISPE’s Facility of the Year Overall Winner

By XL Editor

Genentech’s Clinical Supply Center Named ISPE’s Facility of the Year Overall Winner

Genentech’s Clinical Supply Center was recognized with the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) 2023 Pharma 4.0™ award, recognizing it as a “role model for the application of bold objectives, deep alignment and end-to-end planning, innovation in applying digital technologies, integration and challenging paradigms all lead to a Facility that delivers improved outcomes in terms of construction, safety, facility productivity and patient access to innovative medicines.”

The project went on to be named overall Facility of the Year, the most prestigious global industry award, at the ISPE FOYA Awards Banquet on Sunday, 15 October 2023.

About the Project

The new facility is a 2-story, 78,250 s.f. clinical supply center that plays a central role in supporting Genentech’s robust clinical treatment pipeline. It’s the first state-of-the-art, single-use-technology manufacturing building in the United States and second in the world, developed to meet new pharmaceutical demands. The facility also has a ballroom style design with modular manufacturing areas, ranging from clinical to full production sized lots for optimal flexibility and speed to market.

In his remarks to the FOYA Awards Banquet audience, Jeff Davis, Genentech’s Executive Director & Site Head, credited the high level of collaboration and teamwork that enabled this project to be a success.
“Transforming this facility from vision to reality during the global pandemic required tremendous creativity and dedication from our diverse team. We are thrilled to be recognized as the 2023 FOYA overall winner for our work bringing the next generation of innovative new medicines to patients.”

Learn more about the project.

About ISPE

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) is a nonprofit association dedicated to leading scientific, technical, and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle.

About the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards Program

The ISPE Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program honors cutting-edge projects using innovative technologies to enhance product quality, lower production costs, and advance project delivery in the pharmaceutical industry. FOYA showcases achievements in facility design, construction, and operation, facilitating knowledge sharing and highlighting technological advancements.

Learn more about the award

Date Published: 10.16.2023

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