Vetter Development Service Chicago

Located in the Illinois Science and Technology Park, VDS-C is the US hub for Vetter’s clinical development services. Learn more about what this specialized site offers customers with early-stage injectable drug products.

Vetter development service office in Chicago, USA

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Support from preclinical to Phase 2

VDS-C is optimized for parenteral molecules in the earliest phases of clinical development. This 50,000 ft2 site offers the resources needed for efficient early-stage clinical manufacturing including chemical analysis, microbiology labs, material preparation and compounding functions.

Key features & resources:

  • Aseptic clinical filling
  • Lyophilization
  • Process development
  • Feasibility & stability studies
  • Technical & engineering batches
  • cGMP clinical batches
  • Regulatory support
  • Scale-up for late-phase & commercial manufacturing
  • Visual inspection
More about VDS-C

Facility resources & capabilities

2 RABS filling lines

Class 100, liquid & lyo vials, pre-sterilized single-chamber syringes

1 weighing room

Class 100,000

1 compounding room

Class 100,000


Chemical analysis and microbiology

Visual inspection

Product evaluation to international standards

cGMP storage

Room temp (15-25° C), cold (2-8° C), and frozen (-20° C or -80° C)

Max line speed

3,600 syringes/hr, 1,800 vials/hr

Max batch size

25,000 syringes (1ml), 20,000 syringes (2,25ml), 15,000 vials 2R (liquid), 6,300 vials 2R (lyo)

Facts & figures
clinical development experts on staff
1 MM
injectable product units filled in 2023
successfully completed customer audits in 2023

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Address & contact info

Vetter Development Services USA, Inc.

8025 Lamon Avenue

Skokie, IL 60077 USA

1 (847) 581-6888

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