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Starts 6 April 2020
Online Academy,
5 module series over 4 weeks

A Beginner's Guide to Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

Learn to confidently navigate the entire bioprocess on this introductory 4-week online academy

Course Overview

Do you understand the manufacturing process of biopharmaceuticals? Whether you are completely new to this industry or are branching out from small-molecule manufacturing, this 5-module course details all you need to know to understand the development of biological-medicines. 

During this course you will be taken through the bioprocess and you will learn about the core components of upstream and downstream processing. You will also learn about quality control during this process to ensure efficacy and safety. You will become familiar in areas such as: protein engineering, cell culturing, protein isolation and purification, and final filling.

What will you learn?


Understand how biopharmaceuticals are produced on a large scale


Familiarize yourself with the critical tools used in upstream and downstream processing including protein engineering, cell culturing and chromatography


Learn how a bioreactor works to ensure product mass and purity

Quality considerations

Learn how analytical method development is used to ensure product quality

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for new entrants to the biopharmaceutical manufacturing industry, or professionals moving to this industry. Typical departments may include:

  • Research & development – both industrial and academic
  • Process engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Quality control
  • Cell biologists