Viral Vector

Bringing Excellence in Manufacturing & Quality to the Rapidly Growing Cell and Gene Therapy Market

An image showing a facility employee working with bioreactors at Avid Bioservices' new viral vector & adenovirus manufacturing facility in California, USA
An external image of the Avid Bioservices viral vector manufacturing facility in California, USA
Investing $75 Million into the future of Cell & Gene Therapy

We are expanding our CDMO service offering into the rapidly growing cell and gene therapy market. 

The company is constructing a world-class, purpose-built 53,000 sq. ft. viral vector development and CGMP manufacturing facility in Costa Mesa, CA.

Purpose-Built Viral Vector Facility

World-Class Viral Vector Development and Manufacturing Facility Being Built in Orange County, CA

  • Located in Costa Mesa, California approximately 5 miles from our existing campus
  • State of the Art Process Development and Quality Control Laboratory Space
  • World Class CGMP Manufacturing Space for Viral Vectors



Elie Hanania, Ph.D.

  • 30+ years of experience in the cell & gene therapy field
  • 15+ years of experience in the CDMO sector
  • Subject matter expert in process development for viral vector production, purification, & characterization
  • Extensive experience with a wide selection of viral vector products

Process Development

  • Experience with Various Vector Types
    • AAV, Lentiviral Vector, Adenoviral Vector
  • Offering a Wide Range of Viral Vector Characterization Assays
  • Develop and/or Tech Transfer:
    • Client-Specific Assays
    • Viral Vector Production
    • Viral Vector Purification
    • Generation of Bulk Drug Substance
  • Optimize and Transfer Processes to CGMP Manufacturing
  • Optimize and Transfer Analytical Assays to Quality Control
  • Site-Wide Support for Client-Related Viral Vector Programs

CGMP Viral Vector Manufacturing

  • CGMP Cell & Viral Banking
  • Bioreactor Capacity
    • A Train
      • Capable of up to 500L suspension culture or multi-layer single use vessels for adherent culture
    • B Train
      • Capable of up to 3,000L suspension culture or large scale adherent fixed bed bioreactors
  • Semi-Automated Fill & Finish Capabilities
  • QA Product Release Testing

Viral vector production and manufacturing experience

Upcoming Events:

Meet us September 27th – 30th, 2022  in Boston, MA at

Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing & Commercialization

Meet us October 11th – 13th, 2022 in Carlsbad, CA at

Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

Click here for an exclusive interview with our General Manager of Viral Vector Technologies, Drew Brennan

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