ABOUT USMicrobial custom manufacturing
Capua BioServices (formerly known as Patheon Capua and DSM BioSolutions) is an independent microbial custom manufacturing organization.
PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICEScGMP Manufacturing
We have dedicated manufacturing areas for pharmaceutical products, and the site is audited by United States and European authorities FDA and AIFA (EMA).
NON-PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICESNon-cGMP Manufacturing
We have a vast experience in the manufacturing of food, feed and other bio-industrial products via microbial fermentation.
ABOUT USMicrobial custom manufacturing
Capua BioServices is a global provider of high-quality services in the field of custom microbial process development and manufacturing. We offer dedicated solutions for proteins, (high-value) small molecules and microorganisms for applications in pharma, food, feed and other bio-industrial markets.
We are one of the largest, independent microbial contract manufacturing facility located in Western-Europe, with a total fermentation capacity of about 1400 m3. Our company is headquartered in Capua (Italy) with approximately 190 employees. Over the past 50 years, we have built a track record based on our extensive experience in working with a variety of bacterial, yeast and fungal systems.
This is how we support you in maximizing value:
- Custom solutions, to fit your needs
- Excellent regulatory and sustainability track record
- Reliable and confidential customer interactions, we understand the value of your IP and know-how
- Direct access to highly experienced project professionals, our customer interactions are organized in a transparent and flexible manner
- State of the art fermentation and downstream processing facilities, from lab to pilot to commercial scale, to fit your purpose
FACILITY HISTORYAn evolution of successful transformations
Our backgroundMicrobial fermentation
We deliver dedicated solutions for proteins, (high-value) small molecules and microorganisms for applications in pharmaceutical, food, feed and other bio-industrial markets.
Our facility is both FDA and EMA (Pharmaceutical cGMP) approved. We serve a global market as we are currently active in more than 60 countries.
In addition to our regular manufacturing services and drive for continuous improvement, we also offer pilot plant capabilities for customized product development, process scale-down/scale-up, trouble shooting and validation.
COMPANY MissionMaximizing your value
Our experience is your solution
Over the past 50 years, Capua BioServices has gained extensive experience in working with a variety of bacterial, yeast and fungal systems. The custom development and manufacturing projects we have been working on target applications ranging from pharmaceutical to food, feed and other bio-industrial markets.
These projects are executed in collaboration with customers all over the world. Consequently, we are continuously improving our understanding of different markets and quality requirements. This results in our daily mission: turning our experience into your solution.
Capacity & Reliability
Our customer base includes some of the largest multinationals in the food and pharmaceutical industry. Capua BioServices understands the needs of large, established companies. Therefore, we offer flexible capacity arrangements in a reliable and cost-efficient manner:
- Flexible capacity arrangements (‘swing capacity’)
- European based, cost competitive manufacturing
- Track record of industrial scale production
- Broad technology base (bacterial, yeast and fungal production systems)
Experience & Capability
Our customer base also includes innovative entrants in the biotechnology industry. Capua BioServices understands the needs of innovative entrants. Therefore, we offer strategic partnerships based on our extensive experience in microbial custom development and manufacturing.
- Development, scale-up, and product commercialization support
- Direct access to a broad range of fermentation and downstream processing experts at every stage of development
- De-risking and acceleration of projects by avoidance of investments
- Full transparency to your customer’s customer
Committed to joint success
Your success is our success. It is our mission to maximize the value of your product in our plant. We strive to deliver our services in a reliable and cost-efficient manner, without compromising on quality and safety. At Capua BioServices, we are proud of the legacy that we built over the past years.
Regardless of the recent changes in ownership, our people have stayed true to the company. More than 40% of our employees have been working on site longer than 10 years. We strongly believe that our people make the difference and kindly invite you to visit Capua BioServices and experience this in person.
OUR SERVICESPharmaceutical & Non-pharmaceutical
IntroductionMicrobial custom manufacturing
Capua BioServices is set up as a multi-purpose facility, offering custom microbial development and manufacturing. We offer dedicated solutions for proteins, (high-value) small molecules and microorganisms for applications in pharmaceutical, food, feed and other bio-industrial markets.
Capua BioServices can provide a fermentation capacity up to 1.400 m3 with associated recovery and purification equipment. The site has an integrated wastewater treatment plant as well as a solvent recovery area. Our teams comprise a dedicated analytical group as well as all other service functions.
The site can transfer and optimize process unit operations. We can operate under cGMP, ISO and Food standards. Our teams operate on a 24-hour, 7-days/week schedule throughout the year.
KEY CONTACTWe make the difference
Elise MousDirector Sales & Marketing / Business Development
Elise Mous joined Capua BioServices in September 2015 as Director Sales & Marketing / Business Development. She has over 12 years of industry experience starting from Research & Development, to Business Development and Key Account Management. She is experienced in international business in the field of custom research and custom manufacturing services within Life Sciences and chemical industry. Elise is a Dutch national and holds a MSc degree in Managerial Sciences next to a BSc degree in Chemistry/Biotechnology.