As the world demands solutions for increasingly complex diseases and health care needs, biopharmaceutical manufacturers face greater pressure to build momentum and develop breakthrough treatments and therapies. Today’s biologic drugs are providing revolutionary treatment options, and Avantor is there to drive science and innovation forward to meet these challenges alongside our customers.

Avantor® is relentlessly moving science forward
Scientific breakthroughs rarely happen on their own. Moving science forward demands expertise and innovation. From discovery to delivery of mission-critical products and services, Avantor is a trusted global partner to customers in the life sciences, advanced technologies, and applied materials industries. The world’s leading biopharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic companies, as well as those in the education, research, aerospace, and semiconductor industries, rely on us to help them accomplish their missions.

Avantor’s 13,500 associates are passionate about setting science in motion to create a better world
We share enthusiasm for innovation, excellence, and achievement. We never settle for the status quo. Whether we are collaborating with our customers to advance science or solve multifaceted problems, we help them reach their goals more efficiently and effectively. Take biopharma for example. Whether it’s a vaccine, monoclonal antibody, recombinant protein, cell and gene therapy, or small molecule treatment, the largest biopharmaceutical manufacturers depend on us to quickly and confidently move through research and production. From the small-scale bench to pilot plant and full commercial manufacturing, our products, services, and expertise enable our customers to bring new treatments to patients faster.

Innovation close to home and across the globe
Our state-of-the-art Bridgewater Innovation Center, which opened in New Jersey in 2017, is designed to support the strong biopharmaceutical industry presence in the region. This Center of Excellence showcases how Avantor is driving breakthroughs, making a difference, and empowering associates to make a difference in the life sciences space. Here, customers collaborate with biopharma researchers to address current and emerging challenges in biopharmaceuticals, biologics, and cell and gene therapies,
resulting in data-driven insights that support the development of new solutions.

This center is one of twelve research and applications facilities where we conduct both proprietary and customer-specific development activities. These facilities, along with our more than 200 manufacturing, distribution, and sales centers, are strategically located to support our global customers.

Beyond biopharma, we drive innovation in … Avantor Services
Our Services business supports major biopharma, pharmaceutical, educational, and industrial research organizations with lab, clinical, and production services, helping them transform their operations and solve intricate challenges. In the process, we’ve returned hundreds of thousands of hours back to science, enabling customers to reach peak efficiency.

Our solutions help protect and improve patients’ lives. Avantor serves an array of healthcare needs with advanced materials including high-purity silicones, proven diagnostic solutions, and nutraceutical products. And, we have the regulatory expertise to assist medical device companies in obtaining product clearance.

Education & Research
The education and academic research community makes a vital contribution to science, continually expanding the frontiers of our
knowledge. Avantor has a long history serving the education research community, supplying laboratory solutions that help catalyze innovation.

Advanced Technologies & Applied Materials
Whether in the extremes of space or in the nanoscale world of semiconductor fabrication, advanced technology materials from Avantor play a crucial role in the world’s most demanding applications and environments.

Collaborating for the future
We’re proud of our associates and how, together, we are moving science forward to create a better world—from facilitating groundbreaking discoveries to delivering novel therapies, devices, diagnostics, and other scientific breakthroughs.

“It’s an exciting time for developing new treatments and therapies. The most important goal of the Bridgewater Innovation Center is to combine Avantor’s talent and capabilities with customer insights to drive strategic projects that we know will have impacts on the future of medicine. “For example, building customized products to support cell and gene therapies and supporting faster speed-to-market addresses the challenges that life science companies face today. We want innovative bio manufacturers to know that when they are scaling towards breakthroughs, we can and will scale with them.

“Avantor’s Bridgewater Innovation Center and our overall approach to innovation at an enterprise level are key to supporting our customers in their endeavors.”
— Nandu Deorkar, PhD, VP of R&D, Biopharma Production for Avantor

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