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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.

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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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Post-doc position – Culture process of human primary hepatocytes   

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. The School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (CBH) is one of KTH’s five schools, which profile spans the broader domains of health, environment, materials and energy.

The group of Cell Technology (CETEG) in the Dept. Industrial Biotechnology/ Bioprocess Design, CBH School, has a strong experience in the development of manufacturing process of biopharmaceutical drug for human therapy based on mammalian/human cell culture. CETEG’s activities include bioprocessing of high cell density perfusion and dynamic metabolic modelling. CETEG is directing the Competence Centre AdBIOPRO for Advanced Bioproduction by Continuous Processing and coordinating iConsensus, an IMI project funded by the European agencies. It is also partner of the Wallenberg Centre for Protein Research (WCPR) and of the Centre for Advanced Medical Product (CAMP).

Job description
A post-doc position is available at CETEG for a project in a joined effort of the CETEG group at KTH and the Liver Cell Laboratory, Karolinska Institute, CLINTEC, Division of Transplantation Surgery, Assistant Prof. Ewa Ellis. The project is funded by Sweden’s Innovation Agency, Vinnova. The focus is the development of a process supporting the culture of human primary hepatocytes in controlled bioreactor. The practical work will be performed at KTH, AlbaNova Centre, Roslagstullsbacken 21, 10691 Stockholm, in close collaboration with the Liver Cell Laboratory in Huddinge

A qualified candidate will be an engineer holding a PhD degree in biotechnology, bioprocessing, or equivalent. Experience of bioreactor bioprocesses of mammalian or human cell culture is a strong advantage. The candidate should be highly motivated for doing scientific research, should be able to work independently, should have well developed technical skills, and enjoy team working. Excellent proficiency in spoken and written English, communication skills, technical ability and laboratory skills are required for the position.

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