13 Jul

BioLife Solutions Executes 10 Year Supply Agreement with Kite Pharma for CryoStor® Use in CAR T Cell Therapies

BioLife and Kite Pharma are pleased to announce that they have entered into a 10 year supply agreement for BioLife’s CryoStor clinical grade freeze media for cells and tissues, which is embedded in Kite’s manufacturing process for KTE-C19, a CAR T cell therapy.  Kite Pharma is currently in four clinical trials for various cancers. Marc […]

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18 Apr

Ambient Temp Is Not True Payload Temp!

Sensor based logistics for temperature-sensitive shipments can provide meaningful and actionable data, IF you are measuring the right stuff. Toss in the box GPS-based sensors purport to monitor payload temperature, but significant gradients can exist between the biologic payload temperature and the interior of the shipping container. In the tightly regulated 2-8°C environment, an excursion of a degree or two above or below this range might mean the difference between cells arriving alive and functional vs. dying or dead. Your patients deserve better!

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04 Apr

BioLife Solutions to Showcase the evo™ line of SMART Shippers at this year’s Global Clinical Supplies Group Show!

The Global Clinical Supplies Group conference provides a forum for the open exchange of ideas, regulatory changes, technological advances, and non-confidential information related to clinical supply activities. This conference strives to promote closer professional relationships among personnel engaged in clinical supply activities as well as to encourage stronger connections between the clinical supply group and […]

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22 Feb

Pharma Industry Blindsided By October 1, 2015 Deadline for New EU Requirements On Transportation Qualification And Validation

Having recently chaired the 13th Annual IQPC Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Global Forum in Boston, I’d like to make a few comments regarding the keynote address: “New Challenges in the European Union GMP Guide,” presented by Michael Zwitkovits, GDP & GMP Inspector for the Austrian Federal Office for Safety in Healthcare. It […]

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09 Nov

ISCT Webinar | Optimizing Cold Chain Logistics and Costs: Tips for Product Planning, Storage and Distribution

Sponsored by BioLife Solutions Organized by the ISCT Business Models and Cost of Goods Committee Event Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 9am-10am Pacific; 12pm-1pm Eastern; 6pm-7pm CET (Europe) Chair: John Fink, MBA, Product Marketing Manager, Brooks Life Science Systems, USA Speakers: Brian Murphy, PhD, Director, Bioprocess Development, Celgene, USA ​Ian Pope, PhD, MBA, Senior Director, […]

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04 Nov

CAR-T Summit 2015

November 12-13, 2015 Cambridge, MA BioLife Solutions is a proud sponsor of Hanson & Wade’s inaugural CAR-T Summit 2015 – the first end-to-end meeting dedicated to bringing CAR-T therapies to market. Scientific and business leaders from pharma, biotech, academia, and the service community will gather to advance clinical strategy, accelerate clinical development, and ensure scalable […]

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14 Oct

AABB Annual Meeting 2015

October 24-27, 2015 Anaheim Convention Center, California The AABB Annual Meeting is the premier event for the transfusion medicine and cellular therapies industry. This year’s 4,000 professional attendees will learn the latest in transfusion medicine and cellular therapies, explore state-of-the-art products and services in the exhibition hall, and network with colleagues at various events throughout […]

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07 Aug

2015 4th TERMIS World Congress

September 8-11, 2015 Boston, MA The TERMIS World Congress Meeting is held every three years, and brings together researchers, scientists, trainees, and students from both academia and industry to discuss critical developments in the field. The meeting is led by keynote speakers each day, and consists of parallel technical sessions as well as poster presentations. […]

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23 Jul

IBC’s Cell Therapy Bioprocessing and Commercialization Conference

September 30-October 2, 2015 Alexandria, VA IBC’s Cell Therapy Bioprocessing and Commercialization Conference is designed to help companies deliver on the promise of this emerging market to achieve commercially viable and efficacious patient outcomes. This year’s meeting is designed for process scientists, engineers, quality and regulatory professionals, and industry executives seeking relevant and comprehensive solutions […]

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