About Althea

Ajinomoto Althea, located in San Diego, CA, is a contract development and manufacturing organization that specializes in cGMP manufacturing, analytical development, aseptic filling into vials & syringes, and protein delivery technology for recombinant protein and parenteral products.  In a single location, Althea has the capacity to meet your early-stage and commercial requirements.

Key Services:

  • Cell Line Development
  • Process Development
  • cGMP Protein & DNA Plasmid Production
  • Analytical Method Development
  • Lyophilization Cycle Development
  • Sterile Vial Filling
  • Sterile Syringe Filling

Protein Formulation Technology - Crystalomics™

  • High Concentration Formulations
  • Sustained Release Formulations
  • Proven Technology
  • Proven cGMP Manufacturability at Scale

Since its founding in 1998, Althea's manufacturing facilities have been inspected by the FDA in 2005, 2008, 2011 (2), 2012 & 2013, and by over 30 different QPs.  To-date, Althea’s cGMP facilities have produced >300 cell banks, >160 cGMP protein & plasmid DNA lots, and >1,700 cGMP fill & finish lots.  Althea has the experience, expertise, capacity, and flexibility to serve as your strategic partner for your drug development and manufacturing needs.