The foundation of our business is “The Hearth”, a 175,000 ft2 custom-designed, cGMP facility, dedicated to AAV viral vector manufacturing. We offer end-to-end manufacturing and development services to accelerate gene therapy programs from preclinical stage through clinical, and on to commercial manufacturing.

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Our foundation is hope

Research & Development Capabilites

  • Experienced team able to support early-stage CMC or regulatory strategy
  • Affordable small-scale AAV productions for research use using Blaze Vector™

Process Development & Analytical Development

  • Experienced team able to support process development and scale up
  • End-to-end capabilities from research to GMP grade, reducing the need for bridging studies


  • Fully disposable, closed system processing
  • Flexible scheduling and maximization of capacity
  • Consistent process and product flow for reduction of variation

1-50L research & toxicology

50-500L cGMP

Forge Biologics Cell Line & Ad Helper Plasmid

Our foundation is hope

Ignition Cells™

  • Suspension HEK293 mammalian cell line
  • Clonal cell line with clear, well documented history for clinical to commercial use
  • Optimized for robust transient transfection
  • Animal-component free suspension growth
  • Scalable production


  • Custom designed rep/cap and Ad helper plasmids
  • Improved safety profile
  • Forge-specific intellectual property
  • Available for pipeline use
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