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3-5 December 2019
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth,

Biopharmaceutical School

Gain a practical overview of the processes involved in bringing a biopharmaceutical drug to market on this 3-day course led by our expert faculty and experts from the likes of GSK

Course Overview

Whether you are considering a move into this sector or are just starting out your career, on this course you will gain an essential understanding of the industry in just 3 days. You will learn the fundamental steps involved in the life cycle of a biopharmaceutical drug including: clinical development, manufacturing, regulation and authorization. Touching on current hot topics such as Industry 4.0 and data management, you will cover the trends influencing the industry in an interactive environment and cement your learning through group exercises.

Through a combination of sessions led by experts from the likes of GSK, 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?

Current and emerging therapies

Learn about the breadth of the biopharmaceutical industry and gain an insight into how quickly it is advancing by exploring current and emerging therapies

Biopharmaceutical life cycle

Follow the journey of a biopharmaceutical drug, from concept to commercial manufacture, familiarising yourself with the key steps along the way


Become aware of fundamental challenges facing biopharmaceutical production

Biopharmaceutical costs

Learn how biopharmaceutical drugs are paid for and what strategies could be implemented to keep the cost low

Industry hot topics

Learn how trends such as big data and Industry 4.0 are likely to revolutionize the development of biopharmaceuticals

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, and anyone involved in a biopharmaceutical project including departments such as:

  • Process development
  • Process engineering
  • Quality control
  • Process validation
  • Upstream and downstream manufacturing
  • Management
  • Research and development
  • Health economics
  • Market access strategy
  • 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

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