Mammalian development and manufacturing services

Lonza Biologics Guangzhou offers you reliable and comprehensive mammalian cell line, process and analytical development services and cGMP production in 1,000L and 2,000L bioreactors. Single-use technologies are employed in both USP and DSP processes. The site supports clinical and commercial production of biotherapeutics and is located 38 km from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.


Press Releases


Pinteon Extends Collaboration with Lonza for Manufacturing PNT001, a Novel Tau Antibody Targeting Alzheimer's Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury

Pinteon Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on protecting neuronal health by targeting neurotoxic forms of the tau protein, and Lonza are expanding their manufacturing agreement to enable future clinical production of Pinteon's lead candidate, PNT001, which showed promising results in Phase 1 clinical study.

Lonza and ValenzaBio Enter Manufacturing Agreement to Rapidly Advance VB421, an anti-IGF-1R Antibody for Autoimmune Diseases

This collaboration is aimed at manufacturing VB421, a potential best-in-class anti-insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (anti-IGF-1R) antibody currently under evaluation for the treatment of thyroid eye disease (TED) and other inflammatory disorders.

Lonza Biologics Guangzhou, China in numbers

thousand m2 site plus significant adjacent expansion land secured
m2 laboratories and pilot plant
m2 cGMP facilities

Development and manufacturing services available

Lonza Biologics Guangzhou is a multiproduct facility for clinical and commercial supply. The site capabilities include single-use bioreactors at 200L, 1,000L and 2,000L and downstream processing equipment. The site employs GS Xceed® platform technology and leverages the experience of our global network.

  • Upstream capabilities

    • Mammalian cell culture processes (CHO, NS0, HEK etc.)
    • cGMP cell banking suite
    • Inoculum train bioreactors capacity from 25L to 500L
    • Production bioreactors of 200L, 500L, 1,000L and 2,000L single-use bioreactors
    • Harvest by depth filtration
    • Pre-packed and loose resin chromatographic columns
    • Viral inactivation
    • Single-use ultrafiltration / diafiltration
    • Bulk filling in to bags
    • Cell line development laboratories
    • Raw material, in-process and final product QC release testing
    • Microbiological testing
    • Drug substance and drug product stability study storage & testing

Quality systems and regulatory inspections

Our global quality system has consistently demonstrated compliance with major global regulators i.e. FDA, EMA, PMDA, ANVISA, TGA. It also meets China NMPA requirement. The same rigorous quality management systems, documentation practices, training and oversight will be applied to the Guangzhou facility to ensure one global quality standard.