Cognizant Life Sciences Manufacturing Group is now an International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) Platinum Corporate Partner, deepening the already-existing relationship and strengthening our position as a leader in Life Sciences digital manufacturing and business transformation services.
Founded in 1980, ISPE leads and facilitates the development of next-generation process technologies and innovative technical solutions in Life Sciences. They connect pharmaceutical knowledge to deliver manufacturing and supply chain innovation, operational excellence, and regulatory insights to enhance industry efforts to develop, manufacture, and reliably deliver quality medicines to patients. Through our alliance with ISPE, Cognizant is uniquely positioned to support our clients with their digital objectives and provide in-depth thought leadership and innovation.
“The Life Sciences industry is rapidly transforming as accelerated healthcare demands and other market shifts drive toward a digital future,” said Srinivas Shankar, Head of SVP & Global Markets, Life Sciences. “Our clients need to meet these demands and continuously innovate to remain competitive and address healthcare requirements. The partnership with ISPE means we can better support our clients in their digital transformation journey with the combined goal of improving patient health.”
Over the last three years, Zenith Technologies, part of the Cognizant Life Sciences Manufacturing Group, has been in ISPE’s Facilities of the Year Awards (FOYA). This program is designed to recognize state-of-the-art client projects utilizing new innovative technologies that result in improved quality of product and reduced cost of production of high-quality medicines while demonstrating advances in project delivery:
- In 2019, they were named as a contributing technology partner to a single-use global biotechnology center honored with a FOYA Facility Integration Category Award.
- In 2020, the team were a named automation and control suppliers for a digitally enabled integrated continuous biomanufacturing facility honored with a FOYA Facility of the Future Category Award.
- In 2021, they were named supply partner of a large-scale fed-batch facility honored with a FOYA Projection Execution Category Award.
Joe Haugh, the newly appointed VP of the Cognizant Life Sciences Manufacturing Group, called the platinum partnership “a natural next step” for the company, after working for many years in conjunction with the ISPE to develop and share thought leadership at leading industry forums and events. “We have been in operation for over 22 years working and supporting the Life Sciences manufacturing. Throughout this time, we have worked closely with ISPE, supporting their programs and initiatives and this partnership highlights our commitment to delivering excellence in the industry.”
“ISPE Corporate Partners support our mission to deliver manufacturing and supply chain innovation, operational excellence, and regulatory insights to enhance industry efforts to develop, manufacture and reliably deliver quality medicines to patients”, said Thomas Hartman, President and CEO, ISPE. “We are thrilled that Cognizant joined ISPE’s Corporate Partnership Program as a Platinum member. Cognizant is recognized for their expertise in data and AI services supporting the pharmaceutical industry’s increasing adoption of digitization.”
Learn more about ISPE here.