Posted on: 24th August 2017

Richer debate, more comprehensive benchmarking and a greater insight to, and influence over
industry practices are just some of the enhanced benefits that BPOG can offer its members as it
continues to grow. So far this year, six new members have joined while a further three have extended
their memberships into additional Phorums.

The following members have extended their membership into additional Phorums:

Amgen
One of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, Amgen focuses on areas of high
unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that
improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. This year, Amgen joined the
Technology Roadmapping Phorum.

Lilly
Lilly is one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. With representatives from locations
including Ireland and Indianapolis, Lilly will participate in the Fill Finish Phorum.

Pfizer
Pfizer joined the Development Group earlier in 2017 with representatives on 10 of the Development
Group’s Point Share initiatives. Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for a wide
range of medical disciplines, including: immunology, oncology, cardiology, diabetology/endocrinology,
and neurology. It is among the worlds largest pharmaceutical companies.

New members

New members to the Supply Partner Phorum include:

High Purity New England (HPNE)
HPNE supplies and manufactures single-use products, connectors, tubing, components and systems
to the biotech, biopharma and pharmaceutical industries.

Hovione
Hovine is a multinational company that produces active pharmaceutical ingredients and conducts
drug product intermediates development and compliant manufacture. They have joined the Supply
Partner Phorum as they provide excipients to the Biopharma Manufacturing Industry.

Nordson
Nordson Medical provides innovative components, devices and custom OEM solutions for the
precision management and delivery of fluids and biomaterials to the global Life Sciences market.

SaniSure
SaniSure is a global, innovative original equipment manufacturer of cGMP sterile, customizable,
single-use products, such as bottles, carboys, flasks, centrifuge tubes, tube sets and manifold
assemblies for the biopharmaceutical industry.

VWR
VWR is the leading, global, independent provider of product and service solutions to laboratory and production customers. Our dedicated team of more than 10,200 associates is focused on supporting scientists, medical professionals and production engineers to achieve their goals.

New members to the Development Group includes:

Kyowa Hakko Kirin
Kyowa Hakko Kirin is a new member to the Biophorum Development Group. A Japanese
pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, Kyowa Hakko Kirin is headquartered in Chiyoda-ku,
Tokyo.

New members to the Technology Roadmapping Phorum include:

Bosch
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. Its operations are divided
into: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building
Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for smart homes, smart
cities, connected mobility, and connected manufacturing.

NNE
NNE is an international company specialized in pharma engineering. It helps pharmaceutical
companies to bring products to market by providing flexible, compliant and future-proof solutions.

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