Green Chemistry Award challenge 2017

June 09, 2017

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency honored Amgen and Bachem for their Cowork on «Manufacture of Etelcalcetide Enabled by Improved Technology for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis».

The following was achieved:


  • 71% reduction in solvent use
  • Five-fold increase in manufacturing capacity
  • over 50% reduction in operating time