TOKYO, June 29, 2022 – FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO, Representative Director: Teiichi Goto) today announced the investment of USD 1.6 billion to enhance and expand the cell culture manufacturing services of FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, and world-leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO). This investment will enhance FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies’ sites in Hillerød, Denmark, and Texas in the United States.
As part of this investment, FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies is further expanding its capacity to support large-scale cGMP fed batch production by adding 8 x 20,000L bioreactors and two downstream processing streams in its Hillerød, Denmark facility. The additional production capacity will make the Hillerød facility the largest end-to-end CDMO in Europe, offering a total of 20 x 20,000L bioreactors for drug substance production complemented by comprehensive drug product and finished goods services. The investment is expected to create approximately 450 jobs.