Culturing Innovative Partnerships


Your ideal partner in cell therapy

Advent Bioservices began activity as a cell therapy contract development & manufacturing organisation (CDMO) in 2016. We are currently managing the development of a state-of-the-art facility for multiproduct GMP production outside Sawston in Cambridgeshire, which will allow scale up of current commercial production and initiate the provision of contract manufacturing services to meet the growing demand for such services in the UK. 


The Sawston facility is located just 7 miles outside Cambridge city centre with excellent transport links to Central London, London Stansted airport and it is 4 miles from the M11 motorway, linking to the Midlands by the new A14 extension. 


The facility consists of GMP lab space and process development and additional areas for future expansion. Initial construction work has focused on the building of 2 separate GMP suites with grade B/C classified areas, in house QC testing and office space as well as a multipurpose cryogenic storage unit. 


We will operate the facility under a comprehensive IT infrastructure including eQMS and an eBMR, with a LIMS with secure storage for client documents and paperless systems. Clients Operations within these suites will benefit from already validated cleanrooms, in-house environmental monitoring system as well as training, ancillary services and technical support inclusive of process development and validation. The cryogenic facilities are available to external clients as off-site storage and offer disaster recovery services as per UK regulatory (HTA) requirements.



Why Choose Us?

Important values we share with our partners...



We can help you solve your scale up difficulties and can support your expansion across multiple areas including process development, higher volume manufacturing and meeting regulatory standards.




We can develop to meet your need, wherever they are. With our global mindset, Advent Bioservices can break down borders ensuring the best possible outcome at every stage of your journey.


We operate to the highest industry standards with expertise in regulatory standards including HTA, MHRA, JACIE and HFEA. We are GMP and GLP compliant and strive to reach the best quality output. We are here to help you ensure that your process complies with relevant standards.



The Advent Bioservices team is conscientious, professional and easy to communicate with. We nurture our business with respect for our clients needs. We have a happy and healthy business culture.



Research and development is a fundamental component to the growth of the cell and gene therapies industry. We can help you by focusing on innovation and optimisation, attending to your individual requirements.



In the complex biosciences industry, having people that you trust is essential. Our priorities are focused on building long-term partnerships and supporting our clients.

Some positive words

“It is exciting to be a part of an Advanced Therapy Manufacturing company that allows its staff to network at cutting edge conferences” 

— Selena Hsieh, Senior GMP Production Scientist 

Services & Facilities

The UK cell and gene therapy industry is expanding at a rapid rate. In the last 5 years, cleanroom space increased annually to a current total of 7819 sq m and the UK initiated 112 new ATMP clinical trials - the highest number for all European countries. This has resulted in strong demand for GMP manufacturing services, expertise in commercialisation and scale up of manufacture.


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