Solutions for Regulated Life Science Facilities

Fostering Discovery and the Advancement of Science

Companies in the life sciences are driving advancements in science, making the world healthier and safer.

Gannett Fleming helps you stay competitive in a fast-paced global market by planning, designing, and delivering sustainable operations that keep you on track for:

  • Profitability.
  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
  • Environmental stewardship.

Speed to market is crucial. Timelines are short. Regulatory thresholds are high. Profits thrive on consistency and compliance.

Proud to embrace continuous quality improvement, we provide a comprehensive, integrated approach to delivering a quality project on time, within budget, and safely.

“You guys are on fire! Thanks for the fantastic support!
Big bragging rights for Gannett Fleming during the last senior-level project meeting!”

Gary Lohr, Senior Vice President, Novo Nordisk

Integrated Solutions for Regulated Facilities

New discoveries and technologies are constantly emerging in the field of life sciences. Gannett Fleming’s life sciences team works with you to define and deliver effective solutions to the complex challenges facing all areas of your business, including:

  • Accelerating innovations.
  • Improving research and development (R&D) productivity.
  • Incorporating smart technologies and artificial intelligence tools.

Together, we create spaces that support the entrepreneurial spirit and lead to trailblazing and life-altering discoveries in the following areas:

  • Biotechnology.
    • Cell & gene therapy.
    • Vaccines.
    • Biotech facilities.
  • Pharmaceuticals.
    • Active pharmaceutical ingredients (API).
    • Oral solid dosage (OSD).
    • Aseptic & sterile products.
    • Animal health (AH).
  • Science & Technology.
    • Laboratories – academia & corporate.
    • Medical device & diagnostics.
    • Consumer goods – cosmetics, fragrances, ointments, creams & lotions.

Life sciences projects are complex, and our team works in close partnership with you to successfully execute even the most challenging assignments, including when requirements change during the project’s life cycle.

Our team’s experience includes a comprehensive range of applications. We create designs to support your facility’s goals, addressing today’s complex needs and enabling innovationsfor tomorrow.

For manufacturing, R&D, process support, facilities, and utilities we offer:

In addition to our design and construction management capabilities, we bring a wealth of validation experience with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and European Union (EU) regulations. Gannett Fleming provides complete, integrated solutions.

Powerful Solutions

Our powerful solutions include:

  • Architecture.
  • Civil/site development.
  • Structural engineering.
  • Mechanical, HVAC, piping, & plumbing design.
  • Process.
  • Instrumentation & controls.
  • Electrical.
  • Estimating.
  • Procurement.
  • Construction.

Specialty Project Types

Our specialty project types include:

  • Aseptic & sterile filling operations.
  • BSL 2, 3, & 3+.
  • Bulk manufacturing.
  • cGLP & cGMP facilities.
  • ISO 5-8 cleanrooms.
  • Fermentation.
  • Liquid processing.
  • Medical devices.
  • Parental processing & packaging.
  • Drying, blending, granulation, & coating.
  • Potent compounds.
  • Validated utility systems.
  • Renewable energy.
  • Solvent storage & handling.
  • WFI & USP water systems.

Facility Types

From state-of-the-art structures and controlled environments like modular cleanrooms to flexible collaboration spaces and other amenities throughout the rest of your campus, we excel at creating high-performance spaces to elevate your facilities, including:

  • Cleanrooms.
  • Laboratories.
  • Research & development.
  • Pilot plants.
  • Manufacturing spaces.
  • Packaging areas.
  • Offices & meeting areas.
  • Training centers.
  • Vivariums.
  • cGMP warehouses.

Representative Clients

Gannett Fleming has partnered with pioneering and esteemed life sciences companies across the world, including:

  • Bayer.
  • bioMérieux.
  • Biogen.
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim.
  • Catalent.
  • CSL Behring.
  • Fresenius Kabi.
  • Guerbet.
  • GlaxoSmithKline.
  • Grifols Therapeutics.
  • Integra LifeSciences.
  • Johnson & Johnson.
  • Medicago.
  • Novo Nordisk.
  • Novozymes.
  • Pfizer.
  • Seqirus.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific.


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