Introduction to Upstream Processing
Due to the realistic production environment of our state-of-the-art facility, we are able to offer this unique training, which focuses not only on theory but also on the practice of manufacturing biopharmaceutical products.
- 1 day
- Course fee
- € 795 (excl. VAT)
This course provides all background information needed to fully understand the problems that may arise during the production of pharmaceutical products.
The theory section explains the basis of various aspects that are essential for the production of biopharmaceutical products. Various important techniques are discussed.
The practical part takes place in a real production environment, allowing the participants to experience the importance of working in a cleanroom. Various techniques are performed either by the students themselves, or demonstrated by an experienced operator.
The course consists of 2 modules which can also be followed separately:
Module 1: Introduction to Upstream Processing (1 day)
Module 2: Introduction to Downstream Processing (1 day). Click here for more information
After the training sessions, the participants have knowledge of:
- the different process steps that are important for the production of (bio)pharmaceutical products
- basic principles of cell culture
- basic principles of the propagation of viruses
- construction and maintenance of a cell bank/seed lot
- pharmaceutical microbiology
- basic principles of working in a cleanroom
Anyone who wants to know more about the production of biotechnological pharmaceutical products. These may include for instance production operators, QA, Regulatory Affairs staff and auditors.
This course is also intended for QC analysts and validation staff who want to increase their pharmaceutical knowledge in the field of biotechnological products.
Jolanda Muurman (Biotech Training Facility)
Wilma Meijs (Wilma Meijs Farmaceutisch Advies BV)
Ciriel Bhikhie (Adryan Consultants)
Bert Krab (J&J)
• In what do biotechnological products differ from chemical-pharmaceutical products (small molecules)?
• What are microorganisms?
Cleanroom Principles/Upstream Processing
Various techniques needed to grow bacterial and mammalian cells, including:
- Tue 12 Nov
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