Pharmaceutical Industry

Novo Nordisk decided to increase its drug development capacity by investing over 500 million Danish Kroner in a new research and development facility in Bagsværd, Denmark.

The purification plant expanded the company’s capacity to produce active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for a growing number of diabetes drugs under development.

Project Management – Pharmaceutical research and development facility

Novo Nordisk has a wide portfolio of large and complex investment projects and is constantly seeking highly skilled project management resources.

The new pharmaceutical research and development facility was the largest investment project in Novo Nordisk R&D in decades and the team of project engineers and chemists throughout the project team counted several hundred people. More than five kilometres of pipes was installed and the process areas was cleaned room class C. The new R&D facility employed approx. 30 people and supplies batches of new products ready for clinical testing.

emendo was responsible for the overall Project Management and reported to the client's Senior Management. The Project Management task consisted of management of client resources and engineering partners in an EPCM contract as well as the classical Project Management disciplines: Risk Management, Project Controls, Stakeholder Management, Scope Management and Quality and Validation Management.

When using emendo a/s, you get access to our knowledge network with the possibility to use specific project related resources in the short term. This makes the Project Management very efficient and agile. The knowledge network consist of 200+ years of Project Management experience in pharma.

emendo a/s is specialised in Project Management in the pharma business with bases in Copenhagen, Kalundborg and Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

Managing complex projects and aiming higher

It takes experienced and skilled people to run complex pharma projects successfully.

It takes emendo Project Managers to make the clients aim higher and be successful in all aspects of the project lifecycle. The new R&D facility was ready in the spring of 2016 to the benefit of the world’s diabetics.