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Sanofi CEPiA

CEPiA (Commercial & External Partnership, Industrial Affairs) is an organization fully dedicated to third-party activities within the industrial affairs of Sanofi.
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CEPiA (Commercial & External Partnership, Industrial Affairs) is an organization fully dedicated to third-party activities within the industrial affairs of Sanofi.

CEPiA offer a flexible or a fully integrated service, according to the project’s needs. This offer can combine:

CEPiA will continually provide technical support, quality & regulatory support and strong customer service throughout the entire process.

API manufacture and supply

CEPiA Sales is a Sanofi activity dedicated to the manufacture and supply of a broad range of APIs available on a catalogue basis.

By employing its exhaustive industrial capabilities, facilities and expertise expected of large pharma, CEPiA provides its clients with ‘fast to market’ solutions.

CEPiA offers high quality pharmaceutical Intermediates and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API’s):

  • Traditional chemistry to biotechnology
  • Small scale to large scale production
  • Various grades of APIs (sieving, milling, micronization…)
  • Knowledge & expertise sharing from Sanofi network
  • Sustainable Development and Ethical Chart
  • Regulatory & Quality standards
  • Regulatory & Quality support with dedicated team

API contract manufacturing and custom synthesis

CEPiA offer API contract manufacturing and custom synthesis competences from small molecules to biologics, from lab scale to commercial quantities. Additionally, we offer extensive drug product facilities.

To handle complex industrial projects, CEPiA relies on the wide Sanofi Industrial network. Roughly 16 chemical and biotech sites located in six countries (mainly in Europe) manufacture intermediates and APIs for third-party projects.

Around 38 pharmaceutical sites located in 25 countries worldwide offer their production capacities for the third-party market.

In total, more than 50 Sanofi sites support CEPiA activity.

CEPiA offer customers Sanofi’s experience and expertise from Process Development to industrial scale production.
They offer custom synthesis & API Contract Manufacturing under cGMP conditions.

  • Toll manufacturing more often than not concerns molecules awaiting registration or those already marketed.
  • Exclusive synthesis often concerns compounds that are still in the clinical development stage.

Experienced in Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing

CEPiA offer you know-how and expertise in:

  • Specific processes
  • Specific galenic forms
  • Specific API’s handling
  • Regulatory standards requirements

Customers and Partners benefit from CEPiA’s experience, from Toll manufacturing to a full range of Services including API, at the quality standards of Sanofi.

Contact details:
CEPiA, Sanofi


Custom Synthesis and APIs

As a contract manufacturing organisation (CMO) in chemistry and biotechnology, our clients and partners are provided with Sanofi's experience and knowledge - from process development to industrial scale production. CEPiA supplies custom synthesis and API contract manufacturing under cGMP conditions for API and multistep intermediates.

Toll manufacturing servicesToll manufacturing is an arrangement whereby a first firm with specialised equipment, processes raw materials or semi-finished goods for a second firm. After the transfer of your manufacturing process, any changes required to the process can made by us with your agreement.Exclusive synthesisExclusive synthesis typical concerns compounds that are still in the clinical…

Intermediates and APIs

CEPiA manufactures and supplies a variety of biotech and chemical intermediates, as well as APIs. Customers in pharmaceutical industry can have access to almost 200 high-quality APIs, manufactured in our 16 chemical and biotech sites.

Traditional chemistry to biotechnologySmall-scale to large-scale productionVarious grades of APIs (sieving, milling, micronisation)Knowledge and expertise sharing from Sanofi networkSustainable development and ethical chartSanofi sites are regularly inspected by international health authorities with successRegulatory and quality standardsRegulatory and quality support with dedicated teamFermentation and biotechnologyVitamin B12 and derivativesAntibiotics and antituberculosisPackaging customisationCustomised product gradeSynthesisAnalgesics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory…

Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing

We manufacture more than 800 stock-keeping units in 15 galenic forms. Customers have access to our numerous sites located in 25 countries, as well as benefit from our toll manufacturing knowledge, API services and high-quality standards.

Technologies for pharmaceutical applicationsCEPiA's expertise and extensive resources, means that we can meet your needs technology transfer needs, such as scaling-up from Phase III to industrialisation. We cover the following pharmaceutical technologies:Click here for more information.
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