- RoslinCT positioned as market leader in advanced cell therapies with a focus on innovation and quality
- GHO partnering with existing management to support operational growth, customer acquisition and product diversification
- Leveraging GHO’s sector network to expand international customer base
London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in global healthcare, announces their investment in RoslinCT, a leading Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) focused on advanced cell therapies.
Established in 2006 in Edinburgh, Scotland, with support from Scottish Enterprise, RoslinCT was formed through an initial spin-out from the Roslin Institute, which has a famous track record in genetic and cellular biology. Since 2014, the company has had a manufacturing base within the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine in a facility shared with the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service. RoslinCT has worked to advance the field of regenerative medicine and today is at the forefront of high-quality cell therapy development and manufacturing. The company recently expanded into facilities at the Edinburgh BioQuarter, and is recognised globally as a unique CDMO establishing its own commercial scale production.
RoslinCT services an established, international customer base of blue-chip Pharma and Biotech companies, partnering from development phase through to late-stage clinical manufacturing. The business is set to benefit from exponential growth in the advanced therapy market which is forecast to grow at up to 50% annually.
With GHO’s backing, RoslinCT will significantly increase its development and manufacturing capacity, supporting customer acquisition and product diversification.
RoslinCT will benefit from GHO’s sector expertise and international resources to accelerate growth, scaling the business to build on its best-in-class therapies and better service a growing international client base.
The Partners at GHO Capital, said, “RoslinCT is renowned for its best-in-class services in developing and manufacturing advanced cell therapies and we are delighted to partner with the team. With an established background in regenerative medicines and a strong foothold in Scotland as the leading centre for cell therapy research, RoslinCT, with our investment and specialist expertise, is uniquely positioned to drive the next stage of its growth. We look forward to realising the shared ambition for RoslinCT become a global CDMO with commercialised cell therapy manufacturing capabilities.”
Janet Downie of RoslinCT, said: “Having built RoslinCT and our highly skilled team over many years I am delighted to have the support of GHO. GHO have a wealth of healthcare expertise which is key, as we look to drive global growth and expand our operations to meet rising international demand. With huge advancements being made in the cell therapy industry, RoslinCT is now perfectly positioned to truly become a global CDMO, having gone from strength to strength in recent years. I see this as a very natural and exciting step for the business and we look forward to hitting further milestones with the backing of GHO.”