Changing business models, regulatory pressures and technological advances are changing the face of the biotech and pharmaceutical industry. Leveraging decades of experience, we provide tailored solutions and detailed advice to help organisations streamline production, optimise assets and gain a competitive advantage.

End-to-End Customised Solutions

With more than 50 years’ industry experience, WSP provides in-depth knowledge, specialist expertise and proven capabilities to clients across the biotech and pharmaceutical supply chain. 


We add value at all stages of a project’s life cycle through service offerings that include research and pre-project analysis, concept design, site masterplanning, detailed engineering through to Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management, and Validation (EPCMV) and commercial realisation, all the while meeting stringent legislative regulations. 


Alongside our substantial engineering support capabilities, our teams also provide detailed support in the management of environmental, health, safety, sustainability and energy requirements. We offer an extensive suite of services from strategic support to meet sustainability challenges, planning support for new developments, as well as assistance in meeting the full range of safety and environmental requirements, including process safety, design safety review, major accident hazard management, and emissions control and permitting. 


Whether streamlining automation processes for pandemic preparedness, developing a concept study and capital investment plan for a complex multiproduct plant or refurbishing existing facilities without disrupting ongoing operations, our rigorous yet flexible approach has earned the trust of multinationals such as GlaxoSmithKline and AstraZeneca as well as local clients while yielding numerous project successes and awards.


From Procurement to Production

Our extensive portfolio of projects has encompassed design, engineering, project management, construction, and consultancy for:

  • Research and development facilities
  • Laboratories
  • High-level containment laboratories
  • Production and packaging facilities
  • Formulation and dosage facilities 
  • Warehousing and logistics
  • Infrastructure and support facilities
  • Flexible facilities
  • Medical devices
  • Process intensification, process modelling, and facility improvements