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Innovations in Upstream Bioprocessing

March 27-28 2019  |  MilliporeSigma Cell Culture Media Center of Excellence, Irvine, Scotland

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MilliporeSigma invites you to Innovations in Upstream Bioprocessing, a 2-day event harnessing advancements to manage risks in biopharmaceutical manufacturing.

During this 2-day event you will:

  • Learn how to decrease manufacturing costs and increase productivity utilising new technologies
  • Discover strategies on intensified upstream processing, next generation facility design, facility scale-up and viral risk mitigation strategies for modern processing
  • Network with Industry peers and experts
  • Tour the MilliporeSigma Center of Excellence
Mercrobe MilliporeSigma

Agenda*

Day 1 - Wednesday March 27th
 
9:00 - 10:00Event registration
 
10:00 - 10:30Welcome address
 Laurent Halbwachs and John Gibson
 
10:30 - 10:45Innovative speaker
 
10:45 - 11:20Upstream talk
 Susan Lenk, Janssen Research & Development
 
11:20 - 11:50Break and networking
 
11:50 - 12:25Designing facilities of the future
 Dave Wolton, PM group
 
12:25 - 13:00Insight view: cell culture media development at Boehringer Ingelheim
 Peter Schorn, Boehringer Ingelheim
 
13:00 - 14:00Lunch
 
14:00 - 14:35Upstream viral risk mitigation approach: Next generation manufacturing
 Aaron Mack, Biogen and David Gemmell/em>
 
14:35 - 15:10Development and implementation of intensified bioprocessing for biologics manufacturing
 Dr. Hang Zhou, Wuxi Biologics
 
15:10 - 15:45Break and networking
 
15:45 - 16:20Upstream optimisation and process intensification
 EMD Serono
 
16:20 - 16:30Day 1 close out by chair
 
16:30Close and coaches to hotels
 
Gala dinner 19:00
Lochgreen House Hotel
Transport from other hotels to Lochgreen for arrival at 19:00
 
19:00 - 19:30Drinks reception in the front lounge
 
19:30 - 22:00Dinner and key note speaker
 Steve Bagshaw, CEO FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
 
22:00Transport back to hotels from Lochgreen
 
Day 2 - Thursday, March 28th
 
9:00 - 9:30Arrive on site and opening
 
9:30 - 10:05Next generation manufacturing and supply chain interdependencies
 Dave Kolwyck, Biogen
 
10:05 - 10:40Challenges and opportunities using continuous and intensified processes
 Andrew Falconbridge, Alvotech
 
10:40 - 11:10Break and networking
 
11:10 - 12:00BioContinuum™ Platform – Evolution in bioprocessing: Going intensified, connected and continuous
 Merrilee Whitney
 
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
 
13:00 - 14:00Wrap up for presentations and conference close
 
14:00 - 16:00Optional facility tour for all guests
 

* Agenda subject to change. Attendance to “Innovations in Upstream Bioprocessing” is limited and available to pharma or biopharma manufacturers and academics only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides pharma or biopharma products or services. We reserve the right to revoke or refuse participation at any time. Attendance is free, though registration is required. Lunch, coffee break and gala dinner are provided courtesy of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Travel costs, hotel accommodations and any other costs incurred are at the expense of the attendees.

News and Updates
Featuring Guest Speakers from:
  • Biogen
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • PM Group
  • EMD Serono
  • Janssen Research & Development
  • Alvotech Iceland
  • FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Venue Information

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Cell Culture Media Center of Excellence
Second Ave, Heatherhouse Industrial Estate
Irvine KA12 8NB, UK

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