YPOSKESI, based in Corbeil-Essonnes, near Paris (France), is one of the largest European Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations dedicated to the development and production of gene and cell therapy treatments. The broad expertise of YPOSKESI covers the production of Lentivirus & AAV viral vectors based on transfection processes, for pre-clinical development and clinical trials in compliance with the standards of Good Manufacturing Practice regulations. YPOSKESI benefits from the 30 years viral vector expertise of its long-standing partner, GENETHON, a major player in gene therapies for rare disease.
In addition, YPOSKESI has an experienced and efficient team of nearly 190 experts in Bioproduction, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Project Management and Process Development, operating in a 5,000m2 (approx. 53,819 sq ft) modern GMP facility. YPOSKESI is also significantly investing in the development of innovative technologies for large-scale cost-effective manufacturing of these highly complex Advanced Therapeutics Medicinal Products. YPOSKESI plans to extend its production capacity by 2022, with an additional building including two suites dedicated to commercial manufacturing activities with a total of 10,000 m² (approx. 107639 sq ft) space.
By forging a solid industrial partnership with the South-Korean SK group, its majority equity shareholder, YPOSKESI reinforced its industrial strategy based on the technological expertise of SK pharmteco, the US SK’s affiliate, complementing that of YPOSKESI, and its solid experience in international manufacturing as a contract manufacturing organisation (CMO).