Shady Grove Biopharmaceutical Advancement Facility (BAF)

Shady Grove Biopharmaceutical Advancement Facility (BAF)
The Biopharmaceutical Advancement Facility (BAF) is a translational core facility located at IBBR Shady Grove that specializes in the development of cell culture-based biopharmaceutical products. BAF is part of the Biotechnology Research and Education Program of the University of Maryland's Technology Enterprise Institute (MTECH). The BAF is closely aligned with the Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility located in College Park. The facility's staff members offer extensive expertise in addressing challenging problems with the advancement of anchorage-dependent or suspension-adapted cell lines. The facility is not restricted by current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs); however, production processes are directly transferable to partners operating under cGMPs. The facility offers quick turnaround and flexible contracting arrangements that can include specialized training or working with our staff in the facility