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Minaris Regenerative Medicine is proud to share current and past news and announcements from its over twenty years of experience. Please see below for our press releases and announcements.

*This page may include mention of our past company names as it reflects content distributed in the past. The former companies Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions (HCATS, formerly PCT or PCT Cell Therapy Services) and apceth Biopharma GmBH are now operating under the name Minaris Regenerative Medicine. Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. has been renamed Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd.
April 10, 2020

Continuing to Navigate COVID-19 Together

The entire team at HCATS continues its commitment to stay ahead of and respond to the COVID-19 situation.

March 18, 2020

Navigating COVID-19 at HCATS

At HCATS, we are dedicated to providing our clients with high value development and manufacturing services while fostering a safe environment that does not put our patients, clients, or employees at risk. Due to this and the growing concern of COVID-19, we are taking necessary precautions and implementing new policies and procedures so we can continue to work toward making transformative ...

January 30, 2020

Hitachi Chemical Opens New Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing Facility

Company Expects to Add Up to 500 Employees in New Jersey Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions, LLC (“HCATS”), a subsidiary of Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. representing Hitachi Chemical’s Regenerative Medicine Business Sector (“RMBS”) in North America, today announced the opening of its new cell and gene therapy manufacturing facility in Allendale, New Jersey. The new facility is the ...

January 21, 2020

Announcing Our Joint Development Agreement With Ori Biotech

For 20 years, Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions (HCATS) has helped clients to improve their cell-based therapy development and manufacturing processes. The client-focused mindset of our PCT global service platform allows our team to easily facilitate technology transfers, accelerate time to market, and reduce the costs and risks of clinical development programs.

January 13, 2020

apceth Starts Commercial Manufacturing of Zynteglo, bluebird bio's gene therapy for transfusion-dependent B-thalassemia

Munich, Germany, January 13, 2020 - apceth Biopharma GmbH, a subsidiary of Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. and a leading company for the manufacturing of cell and gene therapeutics, starts the commercial manufacturing of ZyntegloTM ▼, a product of bluebird bio, Inc. Today bluebird bio announced the market entry of its gene therapy Zynteglo in Germany, the first country globally where Zynteglo is ...

June 4, 2019

apceth Will Operate as the Commercial Manufacturer in Europe for Zynteglo, bluebird bio’s Gene Therapy for β-thalassemia

Munich, Germany, June 4, 2019 - apceth Biopharma GmbH, a leading company for the manufacturing of cell and gene therapeutics, will operate as the commercial manufacturer in Europe for ZyntegloTM, a product of bluebird bio. Yesterday the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional marketing authorisation for ZyntegloTM, a gene therapy for patients 12 years and older with transfusion-dependent ...

April 9, 2019

Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions and Saint-Gobain Announce Collaboration to Co-Develop and Commercialize Cell Therapy Manufacturing Technology

 

April 3, 2019

Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. Completes Acquisition of apceth Biopharma GmbH, Expanding Global Footprint of its Cell and Gene Therapy Contract Development and Manufacturing Services

April 3, 2019 – We are pleased to announce that Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Hisashi Maruyama; hereinafter “Hitachi Chemical”) has completed its acquisition of apceth Biopharma GmbH (Head Office: Munich, Germany; CEO: Dr. Christine Guenther; hereinafter “apceth Biopharma”), a contract manufacturer of cell and gene therapy products, adding its ...

January 31, 2019

Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. to Acquire apceth Biopharma GmbH, Expanding Global Footprint of its Cell and Gene Therapy Contract Development and Manufacturing

Allendale, NJ, United States, January 31, 2019 - Hitachi Chemical Advanced Therapeutics Solutions, LLC announces an agreement by which apceth Biopharma GmbH (“apceth Biopharma”), a contract manufacturer of cell and gene therapy products, will join Hitachi Chemical’s PCT global services platform.

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