Introduction to Downstream Processing

**Note** SARS-CoV-2 outbreak (causing CoVid 19 disease):  

All courses have been postponed please contact us if you are intersted in any courses and we will aim to find a mutually suitable date for all.

Based in FlexBio our pilot-scale facility in Edinburgh, this course is aimed at scientists, engineers, suppliers, postgraduate students and postdocs who want to learn more about downstream bioprocessing specific to the biotech sector. This classroom and lab based course covers methods for industrial downstream processing and the factors to be considered when choosing which one is best for your process.


Course content typically covers:

Solids separation - Disc-stack centrifuge operation, clean in place (CIP) and dismantle

Product isolation - homogenisation of cell solids

Filtration - Cross-flow filtration of supernatant using Sartorius Sartoflow

Purification - Isolation of target proteins using AKTA chromatography

Overview of other techniques - Formulation and fill, freezing drying

Next date:

Please contact our Facility manager to note interest.

Courses will be scheduled according to interest 


Full day course: £550

(Preferential tariffs for start-ups, SMEs and academics)

For more information download our flyer here.