„Bioprocessing Technologies in Stem Cell Research: Perspectives on Process Design, Scale-Up, and Product Safety“

Chair: Prof. Joaquim M. S. Cabral | Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal

8.00-9.30am
Welcome Coffee | Registration | Poster setup

9.30-9.45am
Welcome Remarks
Karl Rix | Eppendorf AG
Joaquim M. S. Cabral | Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon

Session 1 | Bioprocess design - Establishing robust protocols for reproducible stem cell culture

9.45-10.30am
Key Note Lecture
Sean Palecek | University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States

10.30-11.00am
Scalable microcarrier-based systems for pluripotent stem cell expansion
Carlos Rodrigues | Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
 
11.00-11.30am
Presentation II
Arie Reijerkerk | Ncardi BV, The Netherlands
 
11.30am-1:30pm  
Lunch buffet | Poster exhibition | Hands on equipment

Session 2 | Scale-up vs. scale-out vs. perfusion - The route to commercial quantities

Co-Organizer of Session 2: TECHNOBEAT *
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TECHNOBEAT

1:30-2.15pm
Key Note Lecture
Robert Zweigerdt | Hannover Medical School, Germany

2.15-2.45pm
Presentation I
Ricardo Baptista | Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, UK

2.45-3.15pm
Presentation II
Elisabeth A. Lipke | Auburn University, United States

3.15-3.45pm
Coffee break

Session 3 | The safety challenge - Stem cell processing and product purity

3.45-4.30pm
Key Note Lecture
Karen Coopman | Loughborough University, UK

4.30-5.00pm
Presentation I
Qasim Rafiq | University College London, UK

5.00-5.30pm
Presentation I
Anja Ramme | TissUse GmbH, Germany

5.30-open end
Dinner buffet | Poster exhibition | Poster prize (6:00pm)

* The TECHNOBEAT project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 668724