Use of Tangential Flow Filtration in Downstream Processing  (Module 1)

Module 1 focuses on the fundamentals of Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) and how to optimize its parameters for concentration and diafiltration.

Our face-to-face training consists of two modules which can be booked together or separately, both have theoretical and practical parts.


Due to the tightened measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic and to protect you and our employees from infection, our classroom training courses at our Sartorius Campus in Goettingen are offered conditionally (short-term postponement or cancellation of the event).
Please contact us by e-mail if you are interested in a training about Downstream Processing:
For course information in the Asian and Americas regions, please use also the contact form.

Who should attend:

Technicians and scientists with, or without, previous knowledge of tangential flow filtration.

Content Module 1:

Theoretical aspects:

  • TFF theory
  • Membrane characterization | membrane selection
  • Factors influencing performance
  • Operating conditions
  • Cleaning-in-place (CIP)
  • Applications in biotechnology

Practical exercises:

  • Operational set-up of the systems
  • Determination of clean water flux
  • Cell retention by microfiltration (model solution)
  • Concentration of a protein solution by ultrafiltration (model solution)
  • Removal of low molecular weight contaminants by diafiltration
  • Cleaning In Place

Venue of the course:
Sartorius Headquarters in Goettingen/Germany

For courses in the Asia and Americas regions, please use the contact form.

Course dates:
August, 31 2021 & September, 01 2021 (Modul 1 = 2 days training for beginners) 
Please note that there may be a change of date or cancellation due to the ongoing pandemic situation. If there is a change, you will be informed immediately.

Training fee:

 1130 € plus VAT for 2-day training

Combination price of module 1 & 2: 1630 € plus VAT

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