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Workshops at our Customer Evaluation Centre (CEC)

We host a variety of application-based workshops at our CEC in Cramlington, UK, which is just a short drive from Newcastle International Airport.

A range of both upstream and downstream bioprocessing topics will be covered and each event has a specific technology or application focus.
Examples of some focus areas include:

  • Scale-up of cell culture from bench to production
  • Large scale single-use microbial fermentation
  • Mixing technologies that fit your process
  • Regulatory challenges for bioprocessing applications
Upcoming workshops
Designing single-use mixing operations
September 20, 2018

This complimentary workshop will focus on the design of single-use mixing operations during biomanufacturing at our state-of-the-art Customer Evaluation Centre (CEC) in Cramlington, UK. Hear presentations from our internal and external experts. Experience hands on demonstrations, network with your peers and take the tour of our lean manufacturing site.

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Time Title Presenter
9.00 – 9.30 Welcome and Introduction Nick Hutchinson
Market Development Manager (EMEA)
9.30 – 10.15 Mixing Fundamentals Surendra Balekai
Associate Director, Product Management
10.15 – 10.45 Networking Coffee Break  
10.45 – 11.30 Disposable Technology at Janssen Biologics Maria del Pilar Ramirez Vazquez
Senior Scientist, Janssen Biologics
11.30 – 12.30 Single-use Mixer Design and Control Kevin Mullen
Product Manager, New Product Introductions
12.30 – 13.15 Lunch  
13.15 – 14.00 Impact of the Evolution of Disposable Technologies on Scale-Up Strategies Dr.Stephanie Wickham
Director of Manufacturing Sciences Cytovance Biologics
14.00 – 15.00 Single-use Mixing in Operation Alex Boscolo
Field Application Specialist
15.00 – 15.30 Networking Coffee Break  
15.30 – 16.45 Single-Use Manufacturing Facility Tour  
16.45 – 17.00 Wrap-up and Close Nick Hutchinson
Market Development Manager (EMEA)
Suspension and adherent cell culture innovation workshop
October 11, 2018 This complimentary workshop will focus on the benefits of and best practice for utilising single-use technologies in cell culture-based manufacturing. Hear presentations from our single-use specialists and experts from leading global pharmaceutical companies.
Large-scale fermentation workshop
November 8, 2018 This complimentary workshop will focus on the innovative new approaches for performing large-scale fermentation operations with single-use technologies.Hear presentations from our single-use specialists and experts from leading global pharmaceutical companies.
Past workshops
Improving productivity in cell therapy
June 19, 2018

This complimentary workshop will focus on the benefits of and best practice for utilising single-use technologies in cell culture-based manufacturing. Hear presentations from our single-use specialists and experts from leading global pharmaceutical companies.

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Suspension and adherent cell culture innovation workshop
March 22, 2018

This complimentary workshop will focus on the benefits of and best practice for utilising single-use technologies in cell culture-based manufacturing. Hear presentations from our single-use specialists and experts from leading global pharmaceutical companies.

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Learn more about CEC centre

For each workshop, we aim to have a mix of both internal Thermo Fisher presenters as well as experts from leading biopharmaceutical companies.

Workshops are free of charge to attend and usually take place over a single day. Attendee numbers are limited to ensure a personal interaction with our experts and opportunity for hands-on experience with our technologies.

In addition to our workshops and technical discussions, attendees have the opportunity to tour our single-use consumables manufacturing facility onsite.

Click here to learn more about our CEC facilities and the technologies on display for customers to evaluate.