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Article / Jun 08, 2009

The View From New Jersey

C&EN, 8 June, 2009

In the spring of 2003, Hovione opened a small-scale production facility in East Windsor, N.J. As its name implies, the $20 million Technology Transfer Center was intended as a place to develop customers' molecules before moving them to headquarters in Loures, Portugal, for scale-up. Given Hovione's target market of small to midsized drug companies, TTC was meant to boost business with U.S. biotech firms.