Manufacturing that flexes
to fit unique needs.
Never a one and done.

Moving an injectable drug successfully – from development
through clinical trials to commercialization – requires
flexible options and ideas that scale.

Lifecore’s experts have gained the know-how to build processes around your requirements for smooth scale-up and high-quality manufacturing.

Whether we’re your primary partner or a secondary source for manufacturing, we ensure you’re fully satisfied with the final product that bears your brand.


  • Aseptic filling for multiple sizes and configurations of vials, syringes and cartridges.
  • Flexible batch sizes.
  • Ambient and cooled storage for incoming raw materials and finished products.


  • Sterile filtration capability of highly viscous materials in excess of 100,000 cP.
  • Competent technical transfer with validated production on our equipment.
  • Dedicated team of functional experts for continuity and institutional knowledge of commercialized products.
  • Complete visual inspection of final goods.


  • Supply chain expertise to identify, source, and procure all raw materials.
  • Collaboration on primary and secondary packaging and sterilization options.
  • Assistance with non-standard components such as enhanced plunger rods or ergonomic finger grips.
Contact us to discuss your manufacturing project

Fill and Finish Capabilities

Formulation – ISO 7 (Grade C)

  • Krieger mixing vessels – capable of mixing highly viscous solutions
  • Customized DCI mixing vessels – capable of mixing highly viscous solutions
  • Mixers can be run in non-sterile or sterile mode
  • Ability to incorporate custom mixing equipment dependent on the product characteristics
  • Chemical transformations, hydrogel cross-linking and purification unit operations, under sterile conditions

Filtration – ISO 7 (Grade C)

  • Sterile filtration capability of highly viscous materials in excess of 100,000 cP.​

Filling – ISO 5 (Grade A)

  • Fillers:
    – Flexicon Vial Filler (2R-100R) – Peristaltic Pump
    – Optima INOVA Filler (5 Head Syringe Filler- 0.5mL – 10mL) – Rotary Piston Pump (2 Machines Available)
    – Optima INOVA Filler (5 Head Flex Filler – 0.5mL – 10mL syringes or 2mL – 50mL vials) – Rotary Piston Pump
    – Groninger in SKAN Isolater Filler (5 Head Flex Filler) –– due mid 2023
    – Groninger in SKAN Isolater Filler (10 Head Flex Filler) –– due late 2023
    – COLANAR – Benchtop Pilot Filler
  • Filling capabilities:
    – Syringes (0.5-10ml) (RTF)
    – Vials (2-50ml) (RTF)
    – Bags – custom and standard


  • Experience with ETO, gamma and steam sterilization

Ensuring the safety and quality of injectable drugs with an extensive list of certifications that confirm our capabilities.

Get to Know More about Lifecore

From our people and purpose to our facilities and focus, learn why customers partner with us for end-to-end solutions.

Discover Our Analytical Services

Experienced staff at our on-site labs maintain greater control of samples and products, minimizing risk and shortening timelines.