Discover active drug candidates faster and accelerate time to market with Element's integrated CDMO services platform for comprehensive drug discovery and development services that support the development lifecycle.

Services are tailored to meet your needs, as our manufacturing sites allow for flexible, personal, and cost-effective services (kilo lab). Plus, downstream cGMP manufacturing capabilities have been designed for clinical trials and small-scale commercial APIs. Element’s collaborative, dedicated team of experts has decades of experience successfully solving the most challenging chemical development issues. Our broad range of experience and deep expertise extends through process research and development, scale-up, cGMP production, and commercial manufacturing. So, let's talk about your goals and how Element can help you achieve them.

Drug discovery

Accelerate discovery to clinic timelines with Element's discovery biology and discovery chemistry services. Interested in learning more? Get in touch with us.

Target to hit

  • Target to hit assay development
  • HTS validation
  • Fragment screening
  • "Smart" HTS utilizing fragment screening technology

Hit to lead

  • Proprietary active series development
  • Structure activity relationship for two lead series
  • Selectivity testing

Lead optimization

  • Structure-activity relationship for two lead series
  • Back-up series
  • Cell-based activity testing

Drug development

Experience unrivaled speed, quality and efficiency in API manufacturing when you partner with Element. Fill out the request for information form to start the conversation. 

API manufacturing

  • Process and Analytical development
  • cGMP kilo lab: Phase I through commercial
  • DEA regulated APIs
  • Commercial product

Drug product

  • Pre-formulation
  • Formulation development
  • Analytical method development and validation
  • Clinical supplies

Pre-clinical microbiology

Fulfill your NDA requirements and optimize new investigational compounds and non-traditional therapies with Element's microbiology lab services. Answer questions important questions regarding the activity of your compound and achieve development plans with microbiology studies tailored to your needs, incorporating parameters and a vast collection of well-characterized (>500,000) isolates. Connect with us to learn more. 

Pre-clinical microbiology services

  • Antibacterial/Antifungal spectrum and potency
  • Passaging and mutational single-step resistance studies
  • MBC and kill-curve methods
  • Synergy and drug interaction studies
  • Disk development
  • Methods development and media effects
  • Broth microdilution, agar dilution, disk diffusion, and gradient strip correlations and regression analyses
  • Quality control organism range studies
  • Special isolate collections
  • Bacteriophage assays, including spot testing, culture lysis, and spectrum studies

The Element advantage

We'll help you cut costs and reduce time to market as you develop suitable and stable formulations for various routes of administration. Looking to talk about your drug development, discovery, and clinical trial support needs? Speak with an expert today.

Our team of over 9,000 Engaged Experts in North America, Europe, The Middle East, Australia, Asia and Africa are ready to help you.