Training and Education at NIBRT


NIBRT's unique bioprocessing training facility allows students the opportunity to learn and practice complex technical bioprocessing procedures.

NIBRT provides a range of programmes which are specifically tailored to meet the needs of students who wish to develop their careers in the bioprocessing industry.

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Online Masters Course
Springboard Courses
Certificates in Science
Training Courses
NIBRT Online Academy

Online Masters Courses

NIBRT's Online Masters programmes provides an interactive and dynamic learning experience that develop knowledge and appreciation of the conceptual and factual bases for bioprocess design and operation.

M. Sc. in Biopharmaceutical Science

Training for Industry

What is Training for Industy?

NIBRT provides a “one stop shop” for the bioprocessing Industry’s training requirements. We provide a dynamic catalogue of course content from which we build unique training solutions for our Clients.

These solutions range from operator training through to the senior management training and can be delivered in a variety of formats to suit each Client’s requirements. Our aim is to deliver holistic training programmes in a realistic GMP simulated, operational manufacturing environment.

NIBRT Training Catalogue 2019

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Upcoming Training Schedule

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Bioprocessing Training Team

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John Milne
Training Director


Kate Cotter
Bioprocessing Trainer Manager


Shada Warreth
Senior Bioprocessing Trainer


Melissa Hoare
Senior Bioprocessing Trainer


Aoife Barron
Senior Bioprocessing Trainer


Adam Pritchard
Senior Bioprocessing Trainer


Maja Kristek
Senior Bioprocessing Trainer

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Kevin Lomasney
Bioprocessing Trainer

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Paul Adams
Bioprocessing Trainer


Anita Murphy
Bioprocessing Trainer

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Patrick Torrie
Bioprocessing Trainer

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Tadeusz Tazbierski
Bioprocessing Trainer

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Gillian Conway
Bioprocessing Trainer


Carl Bermingham
Bioprocessing Trainer


Stephen McCann
Bioprocessing Technician

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Eoin Gunnigle
Bioprocessing Trainer


Enda McManus
Bioprocessing Technician

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Lisa Murphy
Training Administrator

Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB)

In February 21, 2018, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) announced a partnership with National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) to create the Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing (JIB), the first - and only - education and training institute for biopharmaceutical processing in North America that combines commercial single-use processing equipment with the internationally recognised NIBRT curriculum.

The JIB is expected to serve 2,500 people annually through workforce training and bioprocessing certifications, in addition to enrolling 70 additional Jefferson students in bioprocessing, engineering and other related major


NIBRT Transition Year Program 2020

The transition year program for 2019 is now closed. The program will re-open for applications in September 2019.