Introduction to Upstream Processing Operations

Overview

This blended course of 2 mornings online theory and 2 days NIBRT onsite practicals introduces the typical upstream operations carried out in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility.  

 This course delivers online theory covering cell culture, upstream processing, and bioreactor control for biopharmaceutical manufacture. The hands-on practical days in NIBRT compliment this theory with practical sessions covering cell culture and aseptic technique, operation of disposable rocking and stirred-tank reactors, and stainless-steel reactors. These sessions will be utilised to reflect upstream operations in biopharmaceutical manufacturing processes.  

The full course of online theory and practicals can be taken or there is an option to take the online lectures only.  

 

Key topics covered

  • An overview of the key upstream processing unit operations of biopharmaceutical manufacture. 
  • Cell culture activities including aseptic technique, vial thaw, culture and scale up. 
  • Bioreactor set up including disposable rocker and stirred tank bioreactors and stainless-steel bioreactor operations.  

Who should attend

This course is suitable for operators, technical staff, new hires, job seekers, sales staff and managers wishing to increase their knowledge of the upstream operations of a biopharmaceutical manufacturing process. 

 

What do Attendees Obtain on Completion?

A MCQ quiz will be taken at the end of the course. Attendees will receive results and a certificate of completion. 

Register

Introduction to Upstream Processing Operations

950.002,850.00

1 upstream Processing Operations

Course Format

Blended; Online & Onsite Training

  • Two mornings of online theory
  • Two days NIBRT practicals

The full course of online theory and practicals can be taken or there is an option to take the online lectures only. 

Dates & Price

Dates:
  • Course 1
    06/02/2024 - 07/02/2024

    Online Course Only (practical sessions not included) 06 – 07 Feb 2024

    950.00

    4 Places Remaining

  • Course 2
    06/02/2024 - 13/02/2024

    Full Course: 06 – 07 Feb 2024 Online and 12 – 13 Feb Onsite at NIBRT

    2,850.00

    6 Places Remaining

  • Course 3
    10/06/2024 - 11/06/2024

    Online Course Only (practical sessions not included) 10 – 11 Jun 2024

    950.00

    4 Places Remaining

  • Course 4
    10/06/2024 - 19/06/2024

    Full Course: 10 -11 Jun 2024 Online and 18 – 19 Jun Onsite at NIBRT

    2,850.00

    8 Places Remaining

  • Course 5
    02/09/2024 - 03/09/2024

    Online Course Only (practical sessions not included) 02 – 03 Sep 2024

    950.00

    4 Places Remaining

  • Course 6
    02/09/2024 - 10/09/2024

    Full Course: 02 – 03 Sep 2024 Online and 09 – 10 Sep 2024 Onsite at NIBRT

    2,850.00

    8 Places Remaining

  • Course 7
    02/12/2024 - 03/12/2024

    Online Course Only (practical sessions not included) 02 – 03 Dec 2024

    €950.00

    950.00

    4 Places Remaining

  • Course 8
    02/12/2024 - 10/12/2024

    Full Course: 02 – 03 Dec 2024 Online and 09 – 10 Dec Onsite at NIBRT

    2,850.00

    8 Places Remaining

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