Author: BioProNET Network

11 Early stage research fellowships: STACCATO Marie Skłodowska-Curie EID

We are pleased to advertise 11 Early Stage Researcher Positions (Early Stage Researchers [ESRs]) within the recently granted European Industrial Doctorate project STACCATOEuropean Industrial Doctorate for enhancing upstream biopharmaceutical manufacturing process development through single cell analysis.

STACCATO has been specifically designed to strengthen Europe’s innovation capacity and leadership in biopharmaceutical manufacturing science by providing world-class intersectoral training to 11 Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) and creating and applying pioneering manufacturing process development approaches for biopharmaceuticals. The STACCATO partners are united by the shared vision to utilise high-resolution data captured simultaneously from thousands of single cells to develop new manufacturing methods for biopharmaceuticals.

All recruited researchers will spend at least 18 of their 36 months on the project at industry partners. The multidisciplinary and intersectoral doctoral programme is based on a modular system that addresses the individual needs of the ESRs.

28/02/2019 23:00 – Europe/London

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Jobs at Ipsen

Ipsen is a rapidly growing company with sales growth of 21.1% which in turn is supporting investment into the Ipsen Wrexham site totalling c.£100m over the next 5 years. Ipsen Wrexham aims to become ‘the Best at Improving People’s Lives’ and this is reflected in ambitious plans with targets to become a flagship site for multiple business areas, in turn transforming Ipsen Group global initiatives.

If you are interested in these vacancies please visit our careers page:

Upstream BioProcess Specialist
Ipsen Biopharm are currently recruiting for an Upstream BioProcess Specialist to join our Biologics Development team as soon as possible. This position is permanent and based at our Wrexham site and reports directly to the Upstream BioProcess Manager

The Upstream BioProcess Specialist will be responsible for upstream process development, working to deliver effective fermentation and clarification processes for the manufacture of clinical and commercial therapeutic toxins and other biological products developed and in-licensed by Ipsen.

Drug Product Process Development Specialist
Ipsen Biopharm are currently recruiting for a Drug Product Process Development Specialist to join our Biologics Development team as soon as possible. This position is permanent and based at our Wrexham site and reports directly to the Drug Product Process & Delivery Team Leader.

The Drug Product Process Development Specialist will be responsible for designing Drug Product plans and strategies for manufacturing process and Drug Product development throughout clinical phases to commercialisation. They will independently lead Drug Product/Fill Finish development programs which define robust drug product manufacturing processes and develop understanding of Drug Product attributes. Whilst also representing the Drug Product Development team on CMC project teams to advance product development.  Actively supports CMC project teams at all stages of product development.

Formulation Specialist
Ipsen Biopharm are currently recruiting for a Formulation Specialist to join our Biologics Development team. This is a full time permanent position, reporting directly to the Formulation Team Leader and is based at our Wrexham site.

The Formulation Specialist will lead, develop and execute formulation development plans to provide robust liquid and lyophilised protein drug product and drug substance formulations.  They will introduce new formulation techniques which expand our drug product and substance understanding. Furthermore, to develop formulation plans and strategies for product formulation to meet the short and long-term goals through development phases.





European Pharma & BioPharma Applications Development Scientist

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Runcorn

We are looking for a European Pharma & BioPharma Applications Development Scientist in our  Pharma and BioPharma Vertical Team. This is a global team which has been created to truly advance the market-specific solutions and capabilities developed and offered in the chromatography & mass spectrometry division (CMD), analytical instruments group within Thermo Fisher Scientific. By enhancing the products and services within the division and enabling our commercial channels to effectively go to market, we know that we can make our bio/pharmaceutical customers more successful, faster. This highly dynamic team of accomplished marketers and scientists has been given the responsibility for designing and executing impactful business strategies and marketing campaigns. In this newly established customer solutions centre team, we look to an experienced scientist to build key applications and marketing tools to enable the business functions within CMD business units and commercial channels.

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GapSummit 2019

Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, USA
June 16-20th 2019

GapSummit is the premier, global, intergenerational biotechnology summit that attracts world leaders and the next generation of leaders to substantively discuss pressing challenges facing the bioeconomy and catalyze innovation to address these challenges.

GapSummit competitively selects 100 Leaders of Tomorrow from around the world to attend the summit. We look for students, entrepreneurs and young professionals with a proven track record of leadership and expertise in the biotech field. GapSummit 2019 will provide Leaders of Tomorrow with an unparalleled opportunity to network with, challenge and learn from current world leaders in the biotech field. Leaders of Tomorrow will also gain a comprehensive overview of biotech trends and issues, inciting discussion about world challenges that will to be met by scientific and business innovations.


BioProNET members win innovator of the year

BioProNET members Ben Dolman and James Winterburn won the BBSRC 2018 Innovator of the Year in the Early Career researcher category.

Some information about their innovative work — partly funded by BioProNET — can be found on our case studies page
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