SOURCE: IBC Life Sciences

February 20, 2008 08:00 ET

IBC's 5th International Single-Use Applications for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing

WESTBOROUGH, MA--(Marketwire - February 20, 2008) - This year IBC's 5th International Single-Use Applications for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing will take place at the Hilton Resort in San Diego, California from June 2-4, 2008. The event will explore and analyze advancements being made in downstream processing and will provide industry assessments of bioreactors currently on the market. Recent industry tools and technologies will be evaluated through numerous end-user implementation case studies along with panel discussions designed to illuminate behind-the-scenes procedures of vendors' testing methods.

Featured Presentations

Single-Use Systems: A Strategic Look Ahead
Russell Wong, Ph.D., Senior Process Development Engineer,
Manufacturing Sciences, Bayer Healthcare

Successfully Working in Tandem with your QA Department
Adam Goldstein, Senior Manager,
Oceanside Clinical Operations, Genentech, Inc.

The single-use market is moving into its next phase where suppliers and developers are being challenged to offer larger scale options and provide additional downstream capabilities. Single-Use Applications for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing will look at the current and future landscape of single-use manufacturing, as well as, the skills and knowledge it takes to minimize regulatory burdens and establish strategies to meet evolving business needs.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to tour Genentech, Inc.'s Oceanside Plant, named the "2007 Facility of the Year." The NIMO biologics manufacturing facility, encompassing six buildings, 550,000 square feet including Manufacturing, Lab/Office and Utility space, is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the world, and is located on 60 acres about 35 miles north of San Diego.

Prior to this event is a Pre-Conference workshop entitled Disposing of Single-Use Systems: A Comprehensive Review of Strategies & Best Practices which includes the featured presentation: Analyzing the Carbon Footprint Left by a Company's Use of Disposables.

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About IBC Life Sciences

IBC Life Sciences is the worldwide leader in scientific, technological and business conferences and courses for the life science industry. To develop its programs, IBC actively researches the advancements, technologies and trends impacting and driving the race for new drugs and therapies. No other organization can make claim to the breadth and quality that IBC Life Sciences delivers in each event giving the company recognition around the globe for quality, service and value. For more information, visit:

Contact Information

  • Contact:

    Kerry Patterson
    IBC Life Sciences
    (508) 614-1423
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