Ireland: Engineering Contract Jacobs to Build Aerie Pharmaceuticals' Manufacturing Facility
Jacobs Engineering Group has been selected by Aerie Pharmaceuticals to provide engineering, procurement and construction management services (EPCM) for Aerie’s first pharmaceutical manufacturing facility.
Dalls/USA — The plant is located in the Industrial Development Authority (IDA)’s advanced technology building in Athlone, Republic of Ireland.
Under the terms of the contract, the engineering services provider will outfit the manufacturing facility for commercial processing of sterile ophthalmic solutions. The ophthalmic solutions will be compounded, sterile filtered and filled aseptically. Lead product candidates produced at the plant are new chemical entities focused on treating patients with glaucoma or ocular hypertension.