Sartorius Academy Process Intensification Program

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Process Intensification Upstream Processing Course (PI-USP)

Guided Learning at Your Own Pace with Experts

This course will provide you with the necessary understanding on process intensification and its benefits in upstream processing, the related pain points, important considerations when introducing intensified processes, and the implementation at different stages
It includes:

  • Mix of self-paced and instructional units with 4 - 5 hours of learning per week (45 – 50 hours in total) over 2.5-3 months.
  • Interactive collaborative platform to facilitate knowledge exchange
  • Limited synchronous activities allow participation from across the globe
  • 99% recommendation rate from previous learners

Who Should Attend

Lab managers, team leads, researchers, engineers and scientists with expertise in bioprocessing and basic knowledge of process intensification. Fluent English is essential for optimal learning.


What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, you will understand how process intensification is applied in upstream processing.


How You Will Learn

This online course consists of both self-paced and collaborative learning units, allowing you to fit in learning around your work schedule. Each chapter includes live discussions, assignments, access to experts and Q&A sessions, using an interactive and collaborative platform to facilitate knowledge exchange between participants.

Focus Topics & Agenda

How is the Sartorius Academy’s Process Intensification Upstream Course structured?

Aug 22-26


Aug 29-Sept 08

Chapter 1: Pre-learning

Sept 19-30

Chapter 2: Introduction to Process Intensification

Oct 10-21

Chapter 3: CLD, clone & media selection

Oct 31-Nov 11

Chapter 4: Process Development

Learning Modules

Duration: 2 weeks

  • Understand industry landscape as well as its main development and manufacturing processes and practices
  • Introduction to biotechnology and mAbs fundamentals
  • Overview of biotech process and biotech industry

Duration: 2 weeks

  • Why should the industry consider process intensification?
  • Approaches to process intensification and its impact

Duration: 2 weeks

  • Overview of cell line development with the essential steps
  • Media considerations for intensified processes
  • Cell development steps for intensified processes

Duration: 2 weeks

  • Overview of fed-batch and intensified processes
  • Development and optimization of intensified processes

How to Apply


Pricing and Special Rates

Registration fee: €2,500 + applicable taxes

Special rates may be considered for group bookings, public and academic institutes.

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Application closes 10 Aug 2022. Successful applicants will be informed by 20 August 2022. 20 seats are reserved for participants from the biopharmaceutical industry.


How to Apply

Please complete the registration form below. A maximum of 30 participants will be accepted to the course, which will be made up of co-learners from both Sartorius and industry.

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