Neste Jacobs, the engineering partnership made up of Norway-based Neste Oil and US-based Jacobs Engineering, and GE Healthcare, the medical technology division of energy conglomerate General Electric, signed a strategic alliance on Monday to assist countries in the manufacturing of blood plasma products by providing an approach to building plants to separate and study blood plasma.

The concept behind the partnership involves combining GE’s experience in bioprocessing for plasma fractionation – the process of separating blood plasma, with Neste Jacobs’ bio-engineering and construction expertise.

Olivier Loeillot, general manager of enterprise solutions at GE Healthcare Life Sciences, said: "GE Healthcare is known as a leading provider of technologies for plasma…

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