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Advancing pharmaceutical processing, transforming the future, saving lives
A well-established expert in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology processing and manufacturing industries with more than 100 years of experience, GEA has developed a deep and thorough understanding of the challenges you face, the hurdles you need to overcome and the goals you want to achieve.

And, with the knowledge derived from thousands of successful installations, all over the world, we are the trusted partner of choice for customers, both

Improving products, Optimizing processes at GEA’s Pharma Technology Test Centers

Committed to advancing our customers’ research and development activities, GEA’s pharmaceutical technology test centers in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, the UK, the USA, Singapore, China and South Korea provide global technical support and know-how to the pharmaceutical industry.

These centers of excellence give you access to a full range of test facilities and teams of experts, all of whom work closely with our customers to optimize processes and evaluate their products, enabling them to achieve their process and production goals in a cost-effective way.

Pharma test center

From new product and feasibility trials to scale-up studies, training programs and process support, we believe that our services greatly benefit anyone involved in industrial R&D, equipment selection, process optimization and product development.

From individual process steps to combined operations and from testing specialized technologies to entire manufacturing lines, we can help you to connect the dots and improve your entire production output.

Offering solid dosage applications in Wommelgem, Belgium, the largest and most advanced spray drying facility in the world in Copenhagen, Denmark, and separation technologies in Oelde, Germany, we can help you to build quality into your processes, adjust key parameters to drive your critical quality attributes to the required target levels and bring new products to market in a quick and efficient way.

Find out more about our test facilities for solid dosage forms here.

GEA ConsiGma™ 25 installation at Pfizer labs in Groton (Connecticut, USA)

Getting Medicines to Patients Faster with POD-Based Mini-Factories

A partnership of pharmaceutical manufacturers and suppliers, including Pfizer, GEA and G-CON Manufacturing, welcomes GSK to a consortium dedicated to the development of a continuous technology solution for on-demand tablet ...

Probiotics for Whole Body Wellness

Given that the human gut is colonized by approximately 10^14 bacteria, which exceeds the number of cells in the human body by a factor of ten, it’s perhaps not surprising that this so-called microbiome has a significant impact...

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