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.

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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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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.


MIBio 2018: Stability of biopharmaceuticals – from molecular interactions to successful products

Thursday 15th November Downing College, Cambridge

The MIBio conference series engages world leading experts from industry and academia in a discussion in how the latest molecular interaction based discoveries can be exploited in biopharmaceutical formulation to produce more effective, patient-friendly and safer therapeutic products.

With growing competition in the market, patient-centric product strategies, an increasing variety of products in development and more complex regulatory requirements, the demand for formulation of therapeutic proteins are increasing. In addition, the formulation patent landscape is becoming more complicated which further contributes to the challenge of development robust dosage forms. MIBio 2018 will focus on discussing these challenges as well as strategies to overcome them, particularly focusing on formulation, drug product development and device and regulatory strategies.We expect more than 100 delegates from industry and academia to create an interesting and stimulating event fostering new collaborations and discoveries that will help steer the development of the next generation formulation technologies. We will be inviting abstracts for poster submissions and welcome applications for sponsor and exhibitor slots on the day.

Student registration only £35!
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Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies Open Innovation Event

30 November 2018, 9.30am–4.00pm, Wilton Centre, Redcar

This event is an opportunity for small and medium sized businesses, spin-out companies and academics to meet key FDB personnel and find out more about our innovation strategy and open innovation opportunities. Companies are invited to pitch their technology-driven products, services or processes to FDB. This is a great opportunity for potential business partnerships with FDB to be formed. The networking sessions are also a chance to make new contacts and discover technologies that other businesses are developing. A tour of the FDB labs is also included.

Places are limited to register your interest ASAP. Closing date for applications is October 31st 2018. For any enquiries please email
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