Empowering Innovation

Supporting life science companies in their mission to advance cutting-edge innovations from the lab to life.
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At Sequoia, we wholeheartedly embrace our clients’ commitment to advancing human health. As a leading life sciences consultancy, our team brings a wealth of tenured expertise essential for quickly and efficiently scaling organizations to deliver high-quality therapeutics, diagnostics, and medical devices.

 

Our approach places people at the forefront of every project and involves assembling custom project teams with the right expertise to fully support the unique needs of each of our clients.

 

We’ve found that this collaborative approach consistently leads to improved quality, greater scalability, and accelerated speed to market, enabling our clients to more quickly deliver groundbreaking innovations to patients in need.

 

Advancing human health faster, together.

For over a decade, Sequoia has cultivated deep expertise in scaling commercial manufacturing operations and fostering cultures centered on operational excellence.

We partner with companies of all sizes, ranging from startups to multinational corporations, spanning various life science sectors such as pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, and medical devices. No matter the size or complexity of your project, we’re here to help and are prepared to provide the support you need throughout any stage of your journey.

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Our Services

We support our life science clients across all stages of the development lifecycle, from ideation through commercialization.

Scaling Commercial Manufacturing Operations

Sequoia helps life science organizations in accelerating product development and technology transfer through technical guidance and analytical support. Our team also assists organizations in scaling their commercial manufacturing operations by delivering full-scale support for capital engineering projects, encompassing design to validation, all while ensuring compliance, operational readiness, and inspection readiness for regulated facilities.

Scientific Operations

  • Technology Transfer
  • Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls (CMC)
  • Test Method Development & Validation
  • Scientific Technical Writing
  • Late-Stage Development for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Engineering and Technical Operations

  • New Construction / Facility Builds
  • Laboratory Moves & Expansions
  • Owner’s Project Management
  • AutoCAD Services
  • Commissioning, Qualification, and Validation (CQV)
  • Process and Automation Engineering
  • Reliability Engineering

Facilities Management

  • 24/7 GMP and Mission Critical Facilities Support
  • GMP Responsible Engineer (RE) & System Owner Staff
  • Facility Start-up / Shutdown Planning & Execution
  • GMP Process Mechanics & Facilities Technicians
  • Asset Management
  • CMMS Development, Implementation, & Management

Operational Excellence

At Sequoia, our core philosophy in client collaborations revolves around our ability to enable our clients to empower their people to enhance their organizational operations and processes. Our goal is to equip our clients’ teams with the tools and knowledge to streamline processes and harness technology for the highest levels of efficiency, quality, and performance. Ultimately, we strive to support our clients in developing products or services that not only meet but exceed customer expectations, all while upholding compliance, reducing inefficiencies, minimizing cost, and mitigating risks.

Quality & Compliance

  • Quality Systems Development
  • Quality Assessments
  • Quality Audits
  • Risk Management
  • Quality Strategy & Oversight
  • Quality Compliance & Remediation

Business Transformation

  • Organizational Change & Agility
  • Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Organizational Design & Development
  • Operational Excellence

Project and Program Management

  • M&A Post-Merger Integration
  • Organizational Change Management
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Product Development
  • System Implementation

Powered by Our People

200+

Life Science Clients

5,000+

Projects Executed

> 90%

Client Return Rate

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Who We’ve Teamed Up With

We provide support to life science companies nationwide and take pride in the successes we’ve shared with with our partners. We are deeply grateful for their role in our journey and the opportunity to contribute to theirs.

Hear From Our Partners

“We partnered with Sequoia in early 2020 when we initiated the ramp up of our operations to counter the pandemic. Brandy and her team swiftly supported us with critical support in quality and manufacturing operations. The high quality and subject matter expertise of the Sequoia team helped us to achieve our scale up goals and to meet the demand for Mesa’s Rapid PCR SARS-CoV-2 test.”

Ingo Chakravarty

Vice President/General Manager Rapid Diagnostic Solutions, at Thermo Fisher Scientific (formerly President & CEO Mesa Biotech)

Hear from our partners

“Working with Sequoia has exceeded my expectations. They worked closely with my team to assess the situation, and then delivered a tool that helps us make better and faster business decisions. They delivered on time and under budget! I look forward to working with Sequoia again.”

Crane Harris

Chief Business Officer, San Diego Blood Bank

Hear from our partners

“Sequoia has been a great resource for my organization over the years. I have used them on many important and critical projects, from managing a lab construction project to rolling out a mass communication system.  I trust their abilities to deliver and they have always come through for me.  I appreciate the value that Sequoia brings to any project that we throw at them.”

Ky Caldwell

Sr. Director, Global Facilities & Operations, Ultragenyx

Hear From Our Partners

“Sequoia helped us through a demand spike for project management expertise. Their ability to easily integrate into our work culture resulted in measurable benefit to our programs earlier than we thought was possible!”

Eric Kowack

Vice President, Program Leadership and Alliance Management, Xencor

Our Commitment: Your Success