The Centre for Cell and Vector Production: a look inside

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CCRM, in partnership with University Health Network, has built a Good Manufacturing Practices-compliant facility to produce cells and viral vectors for Phase I and II clinical trials. Now welcoming clients, the Centre for Cell and Vector Production (CCVP) is a 20,000 sq. ft. space featuring ISO Class 7/Grade B cell and viral vector clean rooms – 10 in total. Watch our video for a view into this leading-edge facility and hear from Susan Marlin, of Clinical Trials Ontario, along with others, on why CCVP is so important for Toronto and Canada. Working with academics, cell therapy and gene therapy developers, CCRM is continuing to drive the industry closer to delivering on the promise of regenerative medicine as a possible cure for many devastating diseases and conditions.

The CCVP video, produced by Big Red Oak, has won the 2019 Videographer Award of Excellence (the highest level). The Videographer Awards “recognize works that are written, produced, shot and/or edited in an exceptional manner.” The awards are administered and judged by the international Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals as part of the dotCOMM Awards.


Introducing the Centre for Cell and Vector Production

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The Centre for Cell and Vector Production (CCVP) is a leading-edge Good Manufacturing Practices-compliant facility built in partnership with University Health Network. CCVP is located at MaRS, in downtown Toronto, adjacent to some of Canada’s leading hospitals and research institutes. The 20,000 sq. ft. facility includes: 10 suites, two dedicated to viral vectors and eight for cell therapies. They are ISO Class 7/Grade B clean rooms for Phase I and II trials. CCVP is designed for FDA, Health Canada and EMA compliance.

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