News & Views

  • Centre set to Increase Skills in Biomanufacturing

Centre set to Increase Skills in Biomanufacturing

Jun 18 2017 Read 830 Times

A new NIBRT-GE Single-use Centre of Excellence, where up to 1,500 professionals are expected to receive training annually has been opened at NIBRT’s Dublin facility, as part of planned development announced in Sept 2016, to boost biomanufacturing skills and expertise in Ireland, Europe and globally.

“The NIBRT are delighted to launch today (June 8) the NIBRT-GE Single-Use Centre of Excellence, which will enable us to provide high-quality training programmes in all aspects of single-use biopharma manufacturing. In addition, we look forward to working with our clients on a broad range of process development and optimisation activities in this innovative centre,” said Dominic Carolan, CEO, NIBRT.

The Dublin facility will also support training of staff at GEBioPark Cork, a GE-managed campus including four prefabricated, off-the-shelf biologics factories owned by independent biopharma companies manufacturing proprietary medicines, which is creating up to 500 jobs.

“The biopharma industry is growing rapidly; of the top ten therapeutics on the market today, eight are biopharmaceuticals. Our customers are constantly looking for flexible ways to improve capacity and the efficiency of their manufacturing operations. We need to foster innovation and partner with the best to respond to this need – with the NIBRT partnership and GE BioPark Cork we are doing exactly this,” said David Radspinner, General Manager, BioPark, GE Healthcare.
Training activities at NIBRT are expected to be operational in autumn 2017, with registration now open. The partnership with GE is initially signed for three years with the objective to upgrade the equipment after that date.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment





Digital Edition

LabAsia Buyers Guide 2020

October 2020

In This Edition Articles - Ambient Ionisation MS and GC-MS Analysis and Identification of Aroma Compounds in Agave Based Alcoholic Beverages - How a Chromatographic Method is More Than a Sep...

View all digital editions

Events

LABComplEX

Oct 27 2020 Kiev, Ukraine

KHIMIA 2020

Oct 27 2020 Moscow, Russia

Thailand Lab 2020 - NEW DATES

Oct 28 2020 Bitec Hall, Bangkok, Thailand

Expomed Eurasia - NEW DATES

Nov 05 2020 Istanbul, Turkey

Pharma Asia - NEW DATES

Nov 10 2020 Karachi, Pakistan

View all events