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8 - 10 June 2021

3-day dynamic online training programme

Biopharmaceutical School

Gain a practical overview of the processes involved in bringing a biopharmaceutical drug to market led by an expert faculty

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Course Overview

Our Biopharmaceutical School is the perfect course to gain a well-rounded understanding of the Biopharmaceutical industry. Over three days, you will understand the principle steps in the biopharmaceutical lifecycle, including: raw material selection, up and downstream processes and core technology. Additionally, you will be familiarised with the latest industry trends, including Industry 4.0, and how these are likely to impact the industry’s evolution.

Through a combination of sessions led by experts from the likes of GSK and Pall Biotech, as well as group discussions with your peers, you will learn how to bring a biopharmaceutical drug to market. Each day will be chaired by a different member of the BioProcess International Academy faculty and there will also be time for networking and Q&As with the experts.

What will you learn?


Past, Present & Future of the Biopharmaceutical Market
Past, Present & Future of the Biopharmaceutical Market

Learn about the history of the biopharmaceutical industry, with topics ranging from the history of biologics to the evolution of new products over time.

Current and Emerging Therapies
Current and Emerging Therapies

From vaccines and antibody therapeutics to cell & gene technologies – gain insight into the latest emerging trends, their applications and future potential.


Biopharmaceutical Life Cycle
Biopharmaceutical Life Cycle

Understand how biologics progress through the biopharmaceutical life cycle. From early stages in Cell Line Development and Viral Clearance to Downstream Processing and manufacturing technologies. Gain insight on how industry 4.0 is impacting each of these processes.

Tech Transfer
Tech Transfer

Hear expert opinions on the importance of an efficient tech transfer, how new tools can help facilitate the process as well as identifying and managing risks in the process.


The impact of COVID-19
The impact of COVID-19

Key overview of COVID-19 vaccines technologies; including mRNA & Viral Vector vaccines. Understand how the pandemic has impacted, and will continue to shape the manufacturing and regulatory landscapes.

Quality assurance and control
Quality assurance and control

Hear overview of GMP for biologics, including an assessment of general principles and specific challenges within biologics.

Who is this course for?

This course is an introductory overview of the industry and is perfect for professionals early in their career, experienced specialists considering a career move into biopharmaceuticals from small molecules or medical devices, and anyone involved in a biopharmaceutical project including departments such as:

  • Process development
  • Process engineering
  • Quality control and assurance
  • Process validation
  • Upstream and downstream manufacturing
  • Management
  • Research and development
  • Sales
  • Marketing

Chairing the School...

Each day of the Biopharmaceutical School will be chaired by a different expert from our faculty, visit the speaker page to see the full list of our guest speakers

CPD Certified

Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’ themselves, regardless of occupation, age or educational level. This course has been assessed and is CPD certified.