Under one roof, the CRC will bring together the spectrum of skills and facilities required to turn a promising cell into a viable cell therapy.
"This is top end research directed at solving significant health problems and the outcomes from the CRC will have markets worldwide," Prof Lloyd says.
"The fact that the
Managing Director for the CRC, Dr
"We are aiming to develop ways to deliver cell therapies for a range of previously incurable or intractable diseases and in the CRC we have top research and development partners," Dr Kothari says.
She says the CRC partners include hospitals, manufacturers, other research providers, industry and charities from
"The goal of what we are doing is to bring together the very latest in materials science, cell biology, bioprocess engineering and clinical practice to build advanced treatments to cure and treat diseases that can respond to cell therapies," Dr Kothari says.
"These are the technologies that not so long ago were in the realm of science fiction and today they are tangible, achievable, and finding real traction here in SA."
Dr Kothari says in a month that has seen great pessimism for South Australian industry, the opening of the CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing is not only a silver lining but also a model for what is possible through collaboration.
"Bringing together great minds, sound partnerships, a spirit of innovation and enterprise and the government support to make big things possible is a recipe for success," she says.
"This is a
"The outcome will not only improve and save lives it will also build core expertise in biomedical manufacturing technologies in
The CRC for Cell Therapy Manufacturing will be opened on
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