Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Morning

Biopharmaceutical manufacturing and single-use technologies: Process intensification and continuous bioprocessing

09:00 - 09:30 Registration and coffee
Session chair Cathy Kroll, CEO of swiTT Swiss Technology Transfer Association, CH
09:30 - 09:50 Welcome message
Urs Hilber, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, CH
09:50 - 10:35 Single-use technologies in biopharmaceutical manufacturing: A 10-year review of trends; how SUS is shaping the future of bioprocessing
Eric Langer, BioPlan Associates, Inc., USA
10:35 - 11:20 Single-use process intensification: An introduction
Stefan R. Schmidt, BioAtrium AG, CH
11:20 - 13:00 Lunch, exhibition and poster session

 

Noon, Parallel session 1

Intensified single-use bioprocessing

Session chair Regine Eibl, ZHAW, CH
13:00 - 13:30 Design considerations towards an intensified single-use facility
Gerben Ziljstra, Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH, DE
13:30 - 14:00 Perfusion cell culture for process intensification & quality improvement
Jean-Marc Biesler, Merck Serono SA, CH
14:00 - 14:30 Enhanced single-use bioreactors equipment for scale-up, process intensification and continuous bioprocessing
Nephi Jones, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA
14:30 - 15:00 Bioreactors for 3D printing? How additive manufacturing can influence the design and manufacturing of single-use bioreactors
Stephan C. Kaiser, Thermo Fisher Scientific, USA
15:00 - 15:35 Coffee break and exhibition

 

Noon, Parallel session 2

Data driven process development and optimization with single-use devices

Session chair Christina Fritz, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, DE
13:00 - 13:30 Importance of digital technologies in modern biomanufacturing
William G. Whitford, GE Healthcare, USA
13:30 - 14:00 Data science and PAT tools for the bioprocess life cycle
Christoph Herwig, Technical University Vienna, AUT
14:00 - 14:30 Smart digital solution based development of processes with single use bioprocesses
Peter Neubauer, Bioprocess Engineering, TU Berlin, DE, Michael Sokolov, Datahow AG, CH
14:30 - 15:00 Workflow for model-assisted design and scale-up of biopharmaceutical production processes
Johannes Möller, Technical University Hamburg, DE, Jan Müller, ZHAW, CH
15:00 - 15:35 Coffee break and exhibition

 

Afternoon, Parallel session 3

Continuous biomanufacturing

Session chair Diego Schmidhalter, Lonza, CH
15:30 - 16:00 Single-use systems in biopharmaceutical manufacturing - regulatory considerations
Daniel Müller, Leitstelle Arzneimittelüberwachung Baden-Württemberg (GMP Inspectorate), Regierungspräsidium Tübingen, DE
16:00 - 16:30 MoBiDiK – Comparability and regulatory aspects of continuous DSP
Martin Lobedann, Bayer AG, DE
16:30 - 17:00 Intensified bioproduction via combination of unit operations and PAT
Detlef Eisenkrätzer, Pharma Technical Development Europe, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, DE
17:00 - 17:30 Single-use continuous downstream processing for biopharmaceutical products
Britta Manser, Pall International, CH
17:30 - 19:00 Exhibition and poster session
  Job market
17:45 - 18:00 Lonza AG, CH
Stefanie Beck, Lonza: High-end science and technology in the middle of the alps
18:15 - 18:30 VTU Group GmbH
Thomas Viertel, Join-VTU
19:30 – 23:00 Conference dinner (boat trip on Lake Zurich)

 

Afternoon, Parallel session 4

New modular and flexible single-use facilities

Session chair Stefan Junne, Technical University Berlin, DE
15:30 - 16:00 Changing from stainless steel to single-use in biopharmaceutical production: Implications for the facility desing
Wolfgang Minas, Chemgineering Technology AG, CH

16:00 - 16:30

A new 2kL hybrid single-use multiproduct drug substance manufacturing facility
Sven Kiesewetter, Bideco AG, CH
16:30 - 17:00 The iCON cell therapy platform
Paul Clarke, G-CON, IE
17:00 - 17:30 New aseptic fill finish facility for the production of potent drug products (DP)
Rainer Glöckler, Swissfillon AG, CH
17:30 - 19:00 Exhibition and poster session
  Job market
17:45 - 18:00 Lonza AG, CH
Stefanie Beck, Lonza: High-end science and technology in the middle of the alps
18:15 - 18:30 VTU Group GmbH
Thomas Viertel, Join-VTU
19:30 – 23:00 Conference dinner (boat trip on Lake Zurich)

 

Online registration for the conference will be open until 14th June 2019.