Complete Bioprocessing Solutions

Rockland and the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB) together, provide unmatched expertise in bioprocessing control strategies and access to the extensive global biologics market. We offer a one-stop solution with pre-clinical, IND-enabling process development services and analytical reagents across multiple therapeutic areas and modalities, including cell and gene therapies, monoclonal antibodies, and other biopharmaceuticals.


Located just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing is the first and only specialized education and training institute for biopharmaceutical processing education in North America. JIB offers early phase pre-clinical process development, product and technology development and evaluation, analytical and quality control, and world-class industry training through Thomas Jefferson University.

The Rockland-JIB Advantage

IP friendly (fee for service and other business models available)
Guided focus on early process development for maximized dividends in commercial development
Efficient processes that deliver projects on target, time, and budget
Customer-focused approach
Matrix model project management
Total process and product solutions

Developmental Services

Developmental Services

  • AAV and lentiviral manufacturing
  • Human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC)
  • Car-T cell therapy
  • Monoclonal antibodies and other biopharmaceuticals
  • Host cell null runs
  • Media and process studies

Bioanalytical Capabilities

Bioanalytical Capabilities

  • Physical and biophysical characterization
  • Formulation development and optimization
  • QC testing and release studies
  • Stability testing
  • Potency and efficacy
  • Process development support


BSL1 & BSL2 Bioprocessing

  • Cell and gene therapies
  • Viral vectors
  • Monoclonal antibodies
  • Other biopharmaceuticals
  • Advanced vaccines

Consulting & Advisory

Consulting & Advisory

  • Design and scale up
  • Analytical
  • Regulatory
  • Networking
  • Management of in-sourcing vs. outsourcing.

A One-Stop Solution

We provide a one-stop solution to our clients across all functional areas.

Proof of ConceptProof of Concept
Early Process DevelopmentEarly Process Development
Process OptimizationProcess Optimization
Tech TransferTech Transfer to CGMP Manufacturing
Analytical Control Strategies Analytical Control Strategies
Process Characterization Process Characterization

We work closely with each client to identify, develop, and deliver a phase-appropriate process solution that best meets your needs as your organization transitions from discovery to clinical and beyond.

Beyond proof-of-concept and early-phase process development, we provide priority access to cGMP clinical material and production through seamless relationships with partners across the country.

Product & Technology Development & Evaluation

Our experts provide product and technology development and evaluation. We offer next-generation, fully flexible, single-use, and ready-to-use technology that provides an efficient go-to-market process with resolved bottlenecks, reduced risk of failure, and improved R.O.I.

Process Modeling

Process Modeling & Integration

  • Continuous bioprocess, process intensification, scale up, and scale down
  • Model development and evaluation, computational fluid dynamics, capacity planning, and more
  • Digital biomanufacturing

Workflow / Process Optimization

Workflow/Process Optimization

  • Upstream bioprocessing
  • Downstream bioprocessing
  • Formulation and hydration
  • Stability studies
  • ...and more