Life Sciences Successful projects with EPCM and project management

Are you planning the production of innovative medical technologies, pharmaceutical products or medical biotechnology? Are you investing in greenfield or brownfield projects because you want to restructure your laboratory or production activities? Is your warehousing reaching capacity?

All these issues present you with a number of challenges:

  • Highly specialized buildings and plant & equipment
  • Strict regulatory requirements of the Life Sciences industry
  • Super fast track projects
  • Lack of efficient and time-optimized construction processes
  • Presence in the new growth markets with own development and production facilities
  • Preventing negative impact of construction project on business processes

How do you benefit from us?

Drees & Sommer significantly reduces your workload. We offer EPCM (Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management) and Project Management with controlling, consulting and management services for the Life Sciences industry – even during the lead-up to actual planning (Initiation Phase) right through to licensing of the production plant.

Your added value:

  • EPCM services by highly qualified professionals with long experience of project management, controlling and quality management.
  • Holistic and interdisciplinary approach with expertise in construction, building services, workplace consulting brand experience and plant engineering.
  • 3C-Management® integrated management method takes Construction, Commissioning and Compliance into account.
  • Experts for BIM and modular planning ensure optimal project execution and the use of the latest digital technologies.
  • Experience with the unique local circumstances across our global 41 locations.

An extract of our Life Sciences projects

Biotest, Dreieich, Germany: The new production building is part of the program “Biotest Next Level” and ensures that Biotest increases the production capacity by a factor of two. © Biotest AG

B.Braun Production Tver, Russia: 250 new workplaces are available after the expansion of the existing facilities. © B. Braun Melsungen AG

B. Braun, Melsungen, Germany: The Construction Plant W for the production of dialysis machines and infusion pumps was completed on target with costs and schedules. © B. Braun Melsungen AG

Astellas, Leiden, Netherlands: The building at the Bio Science Park in Leiden combines office space and laboratories.

Octapharma, Heidelberg, Germany: Drees & Sommer supported Octapharma Biopharmaceuticals GmbH with the construction of a new office and laboratory building on the outskirts of the Heidelberg Technology Park.

Sysmex Russia, Noginsk local production: One of the world's largest developers and manufacturers of diagnostic solutions for medical laboratories and clinics opened a new production in the Moscow area in 2019. © Sysmex Europe GmbH

Carl Zeiss, Shanghai, China: The new Asia-Pacific headquarter of ZEISS includes a production plant for high-precision measuring machines, a R&D lab as well as show rooms for all business units. © Carl Zeiss (Shanghai) Co. Ltd

WALA laboratory building, Bad Boll, Germany: The corporate philosophy and adherence to strict sustainability standards were very much to the fore when it came to planning and construction of WALA’s new building. © zooey braun FOTOGRAFIE / h4a Gessert + Randecker Generalplaner GmbH

A look inside Drees & Sommer

As the leading European Consulting, Planning and Project Management enterprise, Drees & Sommer has worked with private and public clients from construction bodies to investors on all types of real estate and infrastructure projects – both analog and digital – for 50 years. With its pioneering and future-shaping consulting, the company offers solutions for successful buildings, high-return portfolios, powerful infrastructure and livable cities. Around 4,000 employees in interdisciplinary teams based at 46 locations worldwide support clients across a wide spectrum of sectors. All the services provided by the partner-run company take into consideration both economic and ecological concerns. Drees & Sommer calls this holistic approach ‘the blue way’.

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