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Growing a Biotech Ecosystem at Penn State

A gift from CSL Behring helped launch an industrial biotechnology center almost three years ago. The university recently gave an update on its impact.

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CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault looking at the glass-enclosed CSL Behring Fermentation Lab at Penn State
CSL Limited CEO Paul Perreault at a 2018 event to celebrate the opening of the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania.

It was a proud day in 2018 when CSL Behring leaders traveled to State College, Pennsylvania, to celebrate the opening of the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility at Penn State’s Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology (CoEIB).


“Technology is always evolving, and bioprocessing must keep pace,” said Jay Newman, CSL Behring’s Executive Director of Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls. “Partnering with leading academic institutions, such as Penn State, better prepare not only CSL Behring but the entire industry, to address the known technological challenges of today and the unknown technological challenges of tomorrow.”


Get the full update: Penn State’s Industrial Biotechnology Ecosystem Continues to Bloom