Scorpion Biological Services changes name to Scorpius BioManufacturing post-expansion

The contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) Scorpion Biological Services will adopt the name Scorpius BioManufacturing after unveiling expanded manufacturing capabilities earlier this year. The company opened a new biomanufacturing facility in San Antonio in October. Scorpius will be headquartered in the same city.

A string of companies have also changed their name in 2022.

The smoking cessation firm Respira became Qnovia. Adagio changed its name to Invivy

CytRx became LadRx. Bone Therapeutics turned into BioSenic.

Scorpius opted to adopt a new name that “better defines our focus and full-service offering,” explained David Halverson, Scorpius president, in a news release.

In addition to its CDMO offerings, the biologics-focused company also is a contract research organization (CRO).

The company can “take our clients’ biologic innovations through the clinic to commercialization,” Halverson said.

“We have long…

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