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Premature new born baby

By Caitlin Joran

February 22, 2022

At West, we pride ourselves for our passion for our customers. We work hard to be by the side of their journey to ultimately create a healthier world. Our customers, both big and small, work every day to help patients with various diseases, syndromes, and conditions live a better life. We consider the success of our customers to be our success as well.

Bioprinting

By Didarul B. Bhuiyan

February 10, 2022

According to Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA), in the US about 110,000 people are waiting for organs right now and about 20 patients die each day waiting for a transplant1. Due to shortage of donors and requirements for matching, there is a huge demand for manufactured tissues and organs. Bioprinting has emerged as a very promising tool for solving this major unmet need in healthcare.

Showing the prototype wearable injector before injection (left) whilst a participant is breathing normally and during injection (right). Once a participant simulated an apnea event, comparable to an opioid overdose, the device automatically injects naloxone.

By Alex Lyness

January 20, 2022

West has recently collaborated with a research team at the University of Washington (UW) led by Professor Shyam Gollakota to develop a wearable device to detect and reverse an opioid overdose.

WuXi Bio Group

By Eecho Wang

December 09, 2021

At West, one of our core values is passion for customers. Their success is ultimately our success. Understanding our customers’ unique challenges and focus areas, ultimately helps us to better provide solutions for their needs. Recently, the West China Commercial Team visited one of our major local customers, Wuxi Biologics, and hosted its first large-scale on-site customer event, “Innovation Day.” As one of our major local customers, Wuxi Biologics is a leading company in China’s prosperous biopharmaceutical industry. The event drew over 140 participants and expanded our strategic collaboration, which will help us further support Wuxi Biologics with their specific drug development needs.

By Your Side for Collaboration

By Caitlin Joran

June 09, 2021

Earlier this year, we held a free 3-day virtual workshop (4 hours per day) bringing together industry experts and thought leaders in a unique forum to address a series of challenges and practical strategies to de-risk their injectable combination product development and commercialization.

By Your Side for Collaboration

By Valerie Bomberger

May 27, 2020

How does West respond to increased demand to produce supplies needed for use with treatments to combat the coronavirus? The answer is – with years of experience, careful planning, and a robust manufacturing program. We are committed to doing our part to speed the successful development and large-scale manufacture of high-quality components required to serve customer needs for the delivery of a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine, which includes expanding labor and equipment resources.