Pharma and Biopharma

Producers of pharmaceuticals and biologics are challenged to become more efficient in discovering and developing candidate drugs while increasing manufacturing productivity and reducing costs. Advanced instrumental techniques and workflows can help to accelerate the development pipeline and optimize production processes.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has innovative solutions at every stage of the bio/pharmaceutical process; from discovery through to production and QC. Our deep understanding of the challenges faced by producers of medicines allows us to forge partnerships that deliver next generation drugs to market quicker.

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Pre-Clinical and Clinical Drug Testing
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Pharmaceutical Data Management

NEW! Virtual Biopharmaceutical Analytical


Discover our range of products and workflows dedicated to biotherapeutic characterization. From discovery to lot testing, and from aggregate analysis to peptide mapping, we have the solutions you need.

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New technologies for characterizing biologics

  • NEW preparation kit for digestion of biotherapeutic proteins

    Introducing Thermo Scientific™ SMART Digest™ Kits; designed for biopharmaceutical peptide mapping applications that require highly reproducible, sensitive and fast analyses of proteins with 100% sequence coverage. SMART Digest facilitates reproducible digestion of antibodies in approximately one hour. 
SMART Digest Kits Workflow 690x230
  • Faster digestion
  • Greater reproducibility
  • Easier to deploy and validate

Find out more about SMART Digest Kits

  • NEW UHPLC system - built for biopharma

    Introducing the new Thermo Scientific™ Vanquish™ Flex UHPLC system, designed to meet all requirements of characterizing therapeutic proteins. Vanquish Flex brings flexible quarternery pumping and fluorescence (FLD), diode array (DAD) and charged aerosol (CAD) detection to our award winning Vanquish UHPLC platform. 
  • NEW workflows and instruments for glycan characterization

    Introducing Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap Fusion™ Lumos™ Tribrid™ Mass Spectrometer; designed for advanced characterization of biological molecules. Orbitrap Fusion Lumos plays a key part in the confident determination of exact glycan binding location in therapeutic proteins.

Featured bioproduction webinars


A Risk Matrix Approach


In this exclusive webinar, we’ll explore important factors to consider when designing a media simulation trial program, and examine how these factors can be used to establish a risk-based matrix. You will also learn how single-use technology can aid safe and simple validation of aseptic manufacturing processes.




secure. sterile. sealed.

Learn how to successfully perform on-site validation for settle plates and contact plates used in environmental monitoring during pharmaceutical manufacturing.  Watch webinar >

Learn more about the Thermo Scientific™ Triple Wrapped Irradiated Plates. Designed for the

most regulated environments, they feature the latest in quality-assurance technology. It's the superior choice for environmental monitoring. Click here >


Featured videos




BioProcess containers: safe and simple validation with single use technology

Watch this animation to see our culture media in bioprocess containers for media fill trials.
Ready-to-use and easy to connect.


Triple wrapped irradiated media for use during drug and vaccine manufacture

View brochure for more information on reducing the risk of contamination

Additional webinars


IC Assay Methods for Impurities, Degradation Products, and Counterions in Drug Substances and Drug Products
Review basics of modern IC
● Discuss some of the methods
   found in USP-NF monographs
● Detail development of IC methods
   for excipients, counterions, related
   substances and APIs


Ultra cold chain and logistical challenges in cell therapy clinical and commercial development

Best practices and case studies in ultra cold chain distribution and regulatory compliance in transporting biologics and cryogenically frozen cell-based therapeutics. 

Centralized biochemical screening and LIMS at a leading pharmaceutical companies

A pharmaceutical company more than doubled the productivity of their scientists conducting secondary biobiochemical screening with the Thermo Scientific™ Nautilus™ LIMS.

Advanced Single-Use Film for the Most Demanding Cell Culture and Bioprocessing Applications

The Thermo Scientific™ Aegis™5-14 film is designed to meet your needs across the widest range of applications.