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We are MHRA licensed to include commercial manufacture.

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Quay Pharma has successfully updated its license with the MHRA to include commercial manufacture.

This expansion to Quay Pharma’s service offering now allows for development from late preclinical to commercial manufacture.

The application ran in conjunction with the expansion to the GMP manufacturing area.

Quay Pharma is affiliated with Chester Medical Solutions, one of the UK’s leading providers of pharmaceutical and medical device contract packing services to ethical, generic, and medical device brand owners.

They offer an unrivalled range of in-house pharmaceutical and medical device contract services.

Commercial Services Include:

  • Contract packaging and assembly.
  • Pharmaceuticals.
  • Medical devices.
  • Diagnostic devices.
  • ISO Class 7 cleanroom.
  • Packaging design and artwork origination.
  • Production of cartons, leaflets, labels and blister packs.
  • Late stage customisation.
  • QP release.
  • Storage and distribution.
Your Dedicated Contacts
Dr Ivan Langan
Business Development Manager

A PhD organic synthetic chemist with over 13 years’ experience in the clinical trials industry holding a number of roles within Operations and Business development. Prior to entering the clinical trial industry Ivan had worked in chemical manufacturing. With over 9 years’ experience gained in the manufacturing of API & chemical intermediates, gaining a breadth of knowledge & experience in both batch & continuous manufacture, from kilo to multi tonne scale along with holding a number of managerial positions during this time.

Maura McArdle
Head of Business Development
(Formulation Development)

Maura McArdle joined Quay as Head of Business Development for Europe in 2019. Maura’s appointment is to ensure continued focus on Quay’s core business, Pharmaceutical Development of small molecule compounds. With a degree in Chemical Engineering, Maura has over 20 years of business development experience into the Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries having previously worked for Almac, Brenntag and BASF.

Our Pharmaceutical Services

Preclinical Formulation

Robust formulation development strategies tailored to the characteristics of each individual API.

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Pharmaceutical Preformulation

Analysis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), including those that present particular challenges.

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Pharmaceutical Formulation Development

Dosage form optimisation for a wide range of product types including those that have poor solubility or bioavailability.

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Analytical Services

Analytical specialists working alongside our formulation and manufacturing teams which provide expert advice.

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Phase I Clinical Manufacturing

Early clinical formulations and clinical manufacturing of First in Human trials and clinical evaluations of your API.

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Phase II & III Clinical Manufacturing

Fully equipped and accredited to manufacture a wide range of products for Phase II and small-scale Phase III trials.

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Commercial Manufacture & Packaging

MHRA licensed to include commercial manufacture. Services include contract packaging and assembly...

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Controlled Substances

Over ten years of extensive development and manufacture experience converting controlled substances into a variety of different dosage forms.

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Clinical Trial Supply

Complete range of clinical trial supply packaging for solid and liquid dosages. Despatched with full QP release certification.

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Live Biotherapeutics Drug Delivery

One of the few companies licensed for the clinical manufacture of live biotherapeutics products.

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Orphan Drugs

Perfectly equipped to deliver an Orphan Drug molecule from preclinical and formulation development to small scale commercialisation.

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Specials Manufacturing

One of the limited number of contract manufacturers who hold an MRHA license for the manufacture and supply of ‘specials’.

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