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Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist Training Course

An ideal course for non-scientists and scientists who need to understand the basic theory, principles, techniques and potential of biotechnology.

★★★★★ "I thought all the speakers were excellent. You could tell that they all really knew there subject ma... more (48)"

25-27 September 2024
+ 2-6 December 2024 »

from £1349

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Course overview

The importance of the biotech industry has increased significantly over recent years and biotech companies now dominate the new drug pipeline. The industry is gaining momentum and advancements in biomedical science and increased innovation hold vast potential for the growth of the biotech market.

This intensive three-day course will provide an overview of how biotech products are being developed and manufactured, and discuss the scientific and regulatory environment. The interactive programme will cover the latest advances in regulation, including biosimilars and advanced therapies, and address the role and importance of patents within biotech, including what actually can be patented.

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain an introduction to the fundamental principles of biotechnology
  • Improve your understanding of the key techniques used by biotechnologists
  • Understand the key regulatory considerations for biopharmaceuticals
  • Discuss advances in regulation – biosimilars and advanced therapies
  • Learn how to identify potential patents, and why and how they must be protected

This course is part of our Biopharma training courses series which aims to provide up-to-date knowledge on industry best practices and regulations surrounding biopharmaceuticals.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for non-scientists and scientists needing to understand the basic theory, principles, techniques and potential of biotechnology.

It will be relevant for anyone needing either an overview or refresher, particularly those working in:

  • Quality assurance
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Legal and IP
  • Business development
  • Sales and marketing
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Clinical
  • Training
  • Project management

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This course will cover:

Introduction to Biotechnology

  • Historical perspective
  • Diversity of biotechnology products
  • Impact on society
  • Product development overview

Introduction to Molecular Biology

  • DNA, RNA, genes, plasmids and vectors
  • Protein synthesis – transcription and translation

Re-expression of Proteins

  • Recombinant DNA techniques
  • Monoclonal antibodies – from mouse to human
  • Transgenic animals and plants

Development of Production Organisms

  • Transfection
  • Selection
  • Preservation

Fermentation Technology and Large-scale Production

  • Types of fermenters
  • Fermentation basics
  • Modes of operation
  • Process development

Process Optimisation and Scale-up

  • Scale-up strategies
  • Strain improvement
  • Media improvement
  • Process improvement

Analysis of Biopharmaceuticals

  • Biological activity
  • Physicochemical characterisation
  • Purity, impurities and contaminants

Formulation Design of Biopharmaceuticals

  • Factors affecting degradation
  • Choice of excipients
  • Prolonging shelf life

Product Recovery and Purification

  • Cell harvesting and removal
  • Clarification – intracellular and extracellular proteins
  • Chromatographic techniques

Process Economics

  • Drug development and bioprocess economics
  • Optimising bioprocess economics
  • Manufacturing make or buy
  • Future manufacturing alternatives

Patenting Biotech Inventions

  • What is a patent?
  • What are the basic criteria for patentability?
  • What can be patented?
  • Can you patent genes, proteins, hybridomas, and stem cells?

Patent Workshop

  • How to recognise what is patentable
  • Drafting claims to biotech inventions
  • Maximising protection for an invention
  • Understanding the examination process
  • Enforcing patents

Regulatory Considerations of Biopharmaceuticals

  • General principles
  • Product quality and control
  • Pre-clinical safety

Application of Regulatory Principles

  • What do regulators want?
  • Specifications
  • Product characterisation
  • Assessment of process change
  • Comparability guidance and strategy

Advances in Regulation: Biosimilars

  • Comparability, equivalence and biosimilarity
  • Biosimilars guidance
  • Guidance vs practice – a case study

Advances in Regulation: Advanced Therapies

  • Gene therapy
  • Cell therapy
  • Tissue-engineered products

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Adekunle Onadipe
Pfizer Inc.

Dr Adekunle Onadipe is an Associate Research Fellow in Bioprocess R&D, Cell Line Development at Pfizer Inc. USA. He leads a group of scientists responsible for the construction, development and characterization of mammalian and microbial cell lines for biotherapeutics and vaccines production. His group is also involved in the scale-up of bioprocesses from bench top to pilot scale bioreactors and process development for the establishment of cell banks to support the manufacture of biopharmaceutical products for early phase clinical trials.

Kunle joined Pfizer Limited in the UK in 2005 in Discovery Biology with responsibility for optimizing cell culture processes for the production of cell-based assay reagents. Prior to this he worked for 15 years at Lonza Biologics plc., in Slough UK where, as a Principal Group Leader in cell culture process development, he was responsible for constructing and developing production mammalian cell lines and culture processes, subsequently transferring them to full-scale production for clinical trials.

A microbiologist by training, Kunle has been involved in the production of biopharmaceuticals for more than 30 years and has a broad experience of microbial and mammalian cell culture methods. He obtained his PhD in Microbiology from the University of Surrey, Guildford UK.

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Philip Webber

Dr. Philip Webber obtained his first degree from Cambridge University, UK (Natural Sciences, Genetics) and then carried out research on the regulation of brain-specific genes at Warwick University, UK, where he obtained his PhD.
He qualified as a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent Attorney with Dehns (formerly Frank B. Dehn & Co.) London and Oxford, and is now a partner in their Life Sciences Group. He has a worldwide client-base including clients from the UK, Scandinavia, the US and Japan. Amongst other things, his work involves the preparation and filing of patent applications in Europe and throughout the world; acting for his clients in opposition procedures at the European Patent Office; and searching for and advising his clients on the relevance of competitors’ patents. He is an active member of the Life Sciences Committee of the UK Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA). He has spoken at a number of European conferences and on BBC Radio on the patenting of biotech inventions, as well as publishing a number of papers in this area.

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Adrian Haines
Swedish Orphan Biovitrium SA (Sobi)

Dr Adrian Haines is a Senior Process Manager within MSAT at Sobi (Swedish Orphan Biovitrum). Adrian has extensive experience in generating mammalian cell lines suitable for the GMP production of biologics and is extensively involved in the scientific oversight of both upstream and downstream process development, and process characterisation studies prior to regulatory filings. He joined the company (then Novimmune, Switzerland, subsequently acquired by Sobi) in 2015 and prior to this he worked at Lonza Biologics in the UK working on projects to develop new technologies and processes for generating manufacturing cell lines. Before that he worked for ML Laboratories/Cobra Research developing UCOE technologies for the expression of proteins in mammalian cells and at Therexsys Ltd, developing antibody targeted gene therapies. Prior to this he worked at Celltech Research Ltd, generating radiolabelling and cross-linking technologies for antibodies. A biochemist by training, he has been involved in the protein chemistry and production of monoclonal antibodies ~30 years, starting with his PhD where he generated monoclonal antibodies (using hybridoma technology) for the diagnosis of prostate cancer. He received a biochemistry degree from Imperial College, London, and his PhD from St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School, University of London. He is currently based in the UK.

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Robert Alvarez
Lonza Biologics Plc

After completing his degree in molecular biology at the University of Reading, Robert Alvarez has been at Lonza Biologics for 17 years, of which 14 were spent working in the product stability group and 2 as Head of Business Planning and Innovation within Analytical Services (AS). Most recently he has accepted a new role as Site Head of Digital Transformation spearheading Lonza’s digitilisation strategy. Within AS he was a Subject Matter Expert responsible for the design and implementation of forced degradation and formulation studies, directing stability programs for multiple products and establishing standards for stability, as well as supporting stakeholders and customers. As analytical lead for mAb and non‑mAb programs, he has provided technical and advisory support for CMC development of biopharmaceuticals from pre-clinical through to clinical phases, including successful BLA licence applications.

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Rhydian Howells
ProPharma Group

Rhydian Howells, associate director of regulatory affairs at Diamond Pharma services a Propharma group company. 20 years’ experience in the industry, 10 years at a large contract manufacturer developing manufacturing processes and analytical offerings for biological products followed by 10 years in regulatory CMC roles supporting clients with clinical development and marketing authorisation activities for large molecules and advanced therapies.

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25-27 Sep 2024
2-6 Dec 2024

Marc Feary

Marc Feary is Principal Scientist at Lonza. He has greater than 15 years’ experience in biopharmaceutical development and bioproduction, having held R&D and commercially-focused roles at Lonza Biologics facilities in Slough and Cambridge (UK). Marc holds a B.Sc. in Human Biological Sciences from Plymouth University and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Kent.

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25-27 Sep 2024

Suzanne Aldington

Suzanne Aldington is currently a Senior Principal Scientist at Lonza Biologics plc. In this position she is responsible for managing a team of scientists involved in purification process development and process validation.

She has over 17 years experience in academia and in the biotechnology industry, 8 years of which have been at Lonza.

In the latter role, her experience has included development, scale-up, transfer and validation of purification processes for monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins from mammalian cell cultures.

Her area of expertise is process development and process transfer.

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2-6 Dec 2024

Mardon McFarlane
Taxo Bioscience

Mardon McFarlane is a co-founder of a consultancy, Taxo Bioscience, that specialises in supporting pre-clinical and clinical stage biotech companies, by ensuring they make the correct, impactful decisions early in their journey to bring life-changing therapies to patients.  Mardon specialises in the CMC aspect of drug discovery and has been involved in notable drug approvals during his 17+ years in the industry. His experience in the biotechnology sector started with biologics but over the last 10+ years he has migrated to the cutting-edge sector of cell and gene therapy. Mardon’s career has been focused on the processing aspects of drug manufacture and has spanned process development, technology transfer, scale up and large-scale manufacturing. Mardon holds an MEng in Biochemical Engineering from University College London.

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25-27 September 2024

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08:30-17:00 UK (London)
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  • GBP 1,699 1,999
  • EUR 2,449 2,869
  • USD 2,801 3,269

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  • 3 days classroom-based training
  • Optional accommodation - 3 nights including breakfast, checking in the day before the course
  • Meet presenters and fellow attendees in person
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
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  • Fair transfer and cancellation policy

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Reviews of IPI's Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist training course

I thought all the speakers were excellent. You could tell that they all really knew there subject matter and were so passionate in the way they delivered the content. Special mention has to go to Adekunle - fantastic course leader and so knowledgeable and made the 3 days very interactive.

Sep 27 2023

Mark Kalinowski
Chief Financial officer, Albumedix Ltd

Sep 27 2023

The course was good and it was a pleasure to learn from the speakers. I wanted to get an overview of research and development of drugs and pharmaceuticals. I think this was achieved.

Sarah Kanna
Senior Legal Associate, Hevolution Foundation

Jun 26 2023

Very good

Jurgen Vercruysse
Business Unit Manager Drug Product, Eurofins Amatsigroup

Dec 5 2022

It was great. All speakers presented well and were knowledgeable about the Industry/topic.

Shanell Burwell
Compliance Manager Internal External Audits, Pfizer

Dec 5 2022

I have a masters in Biochemistry and have worked as a formulation scientist for 1 year so I wanted to gain more applied knowledge, and a broader understanding of the drug development process. I found the content of this webinar easy to understand and it was nice to have the information presented to me in an organised and coherent manner.

Samantha Martell
Scientist 1, Ipsen Biopharm

Sep 28 2022

All speakers were knowledgeable on their respective topics and could give explanations in detail. Overall I was satisfied with each given presentation... Personally, I enjoyed seeing the overview of product development from start to finish, and the background of the (GMP) regulations. Reasons for this is personal interest and relevance to my current job.

Christian Malonda
Process Engineer, Janssen Biologics BV

Sep 28 2022

One of the best courses I attended because the target was clear and the execution met the expectations... The whole course was well integrated to give to non specialist an overview of everything.

Tomaso Guidi
Head of Formulation and Process Development, Chiesi Farmaceutical SpA

Mar 7 2022

The level of detail and complexity was just right and I have learnt a lot and would certainly recommend this course to others. I thoroughly enjoyed the course.

Melanie Pires
Pharmaceutical Assessor, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Sep 28 2022

Very good content considering the target population, good compromise on the level of detail, very good material and excellent speakers

Francesca Usberti
Head of Pharmaceutical Development , CHIESI FARMACEUTICI SPA

Sep 28 2022

Positive and professional

Mauro Provezza
Site Manager, Bayer Cropscience SRL

Mar 7 2022

The webinar was very good overall with very comprehensive material and understandable throughout. The speakers were very knowledgeable and were open to questions and comments and answered them very professionally.

Tomas Orn Sigurbjornsson
Sourcing Lead, Alvotech

Dec 1 2021

Excellent course with expert speakers. It is highly recommended to people who already have a background on life sciences.

Mary Malamatari
Assessor, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Dec 1 2021

Every speaker brought in their own experience and passion that should offer something for attendants from a variety of backgrounds and levels of detail, and certainly did for mine...Excellent content for somebody lacking a bio or chemistry background providing a clear and useful understanding of the building blocks that make up the biotech industry.

Patrick Helm
Sr. Associate Contract Management, Genmab B.V.

Sep 29 2021

The content was excellent and all presenters were clearly SMEs, who managed to explain much of the complex content in an understandable way.

Sunil Singh
Director, Regulink Ltd

Apr 14 2021

Excellent. Really enjoyed and learned a lot.

Anthony Barker
Regulatory Project Director , AstraZeneca

Dec 1 2021

I really enjoyed the course and I have already recommended it.

Paolo Gasbarrone
Principal scientist, Merck group

Apr 14 2021

The presentations were well prepared in general and I learned a lot.

Katja Pecjak
Associate Director & QPPV, Billev farmacija vzhod d.o.o

Sep 30 2020

I felt like the three days flowed together really well, first giving a basic understanding of the biology side of these products, how they are made and then their uses.

Laura Jones
Regulatory CMC Manager, AstraZeneca

Sep 30 2020

Really interesting, and a great introduction to someone with little/no knowledge of biotechnology. Also great that it went from scientific processes through to industrial processes. Nicely laid out. Well worth the three days!

Jackie Knipe

Apr 10 2019

Well-balanced set of topics – nothing of importance seems to have been left out. The perfect level of detail for me as a biotech program leader/manager with a non-biotech scientific background.

Sergio Freitas
Development Program Lead, Tillotts Pharma AG

Sep 25 2019

A good general introduction that managed to make this very technical subject matter understandable to those with little scientific background, or as a refresher to those who may have graduated many years previously.

Matthew Jordan
Imerys Minerals

Sep 25 2019

The course was comprehensive and the speakers were both subject matter experts and very good presenters. I really enjoyed the three days.

Linnea Elrington
VP, Head of HR, Silence Therapeutics

Sep 25 2019

I thought it was a really interesting overview of biotechnology, from the specific scientific processes all the way through to the industry trends. I appreciated the discussion of advantages/ disadvantages and challenges of various methods and the industry as a whole, as I think this added a lot of context. This was beneficial for me when I was trying to apply what I had learned in the day to my specific company's context.

Sian Gilfillan
Marketing and Communications Associate, Albumedix

Apr 10 2019

I wanted to learn the basics of biologicals research and establishment/characterization of MCB. I also wanted to learn more on biologics manufacture and registration/filing. All of this was accomplished.

Michael Vestling
Regulatory and Quality Manager, INTERVACC AB

Apr 10 2019

I really appreciated the course and learned a lot.

Natacha Gonzalez
CMC Dossier & Compliance Specialist, Merck

Apr 10 2019

The content and presentation were very good.

Rutger Vandiest
Sr Director - Head of Sales, Bavarian Nordic

Sep 26 2018

Excellent course – I learned a lot despite having worked as an in-house lawyer for a CMO for almost 5 years. The speakers were highly competent, engaged, knowledgable and able to answer all of my questions (and I had quite a few). Overall, a course I can highly recommend to other in-house lawyers.

Anna Damgaard Jensen
Head of Legal , AOP Orphan Pharma

Sep 26 2018

The course is prepared to explain biotechnology in a very clear and complete way. It is intensive and you have to be focused to follow, but it's definitely worth the effort!

Roza Puzio
European Projects Manager, Atlanpole

Apr 25 2018

All speakers were excellent and explained complex ideas very well. Fantastic, applicable course, presented really well. Great refresher course on molecular biology.

Luisa Teixeira
Account Manager, Owen Mumford Ltd

Apr 25 2018

Very good with lots of content. Thank you!

Falk Neukirch
CFO, Vita 34 AG

Apr 25 2018

Highly qualified speakers.

Merecedes Rodríguez Rojas
Business Manager, CZ Veterinaria, S.A

Apr 25 2018

A good mix of speakers – the course was useful for me.

Oliver Dale
Senior Specialist, MSD

Apr 25 2018

Interesting course with good quality speakers.

Anna Sarao
Regulatory Affairs Project Manager, Servier

Apr 26 2017

Very positive opinion. Content very clear. Interaction with speakers was fruitful. Good to have each day a summary of what was learnt the day before.

Vanessa Brousset
Manager Europe, Galderma R&D

Apr 26 2017

Very good. Broad overview. Friendly audience

Jean-Paul Chappuis
Galderma International

Apr 26 2017

Speakers - well experienced. Content - well structured presentations

Lina Cacic
Principal Advisor for Regulatory Affairs, Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia (HALMED)

Sep 27 2017

Very good.

Rabiea Abdullah
Senior Regulatory Specialist, MSD

Sep 27 2017

Well-structured training, clear presentations and explanations.

Oliver Jungmann
Global Head Drug Substance Technical Lead, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

Sep 27 2017

Very good course, a bit condensed, very good speakers

Erik Andersen
Associate Director, Ferring Pharmaceuticals A/S

Apr 26 2017

Course covers biopharmaceutical aspects of biotechnology thoroughly. Good presenters

Patrick John Couzens
Patent Attorney, Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.

Sep 19 2016

An excellent course! Very informative both for beginners and as a refresher.

Sarah Norton
Senior Scientific Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate

Apr 27 2016

I liked the course and would recommend this to work colleagues

Anna Woźniak
Valeant Sp. z o.o. Sp. j.

Apr 27 2016

Very comprehensive and intense. Mostly interested in the science and processes, less interested in patents.

David Cooke
Analytical Science Team Leader, Pfizer Ltd

Sep 19 2016

Course was very well outlined, prepared and presented

Isaac Hanania
LL.M., Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG

Sep 19 2016

I really enjoyed this course, it was detailed and interesting. Speakers were very well qualified and good presenters.

Jill Challis
Principal Consultant, NDA Regulatory Science Ltd

Sep 19 2016

Very well organised

Marjon van Dijk
Associate Consultant Chemistry, Manufacturing & Control, Kinesis Pharma B.V

Apr 27 2016

Intense but very interesting course that takes you back to the basis of biotechnology and also provides some inside in regulations

An van Hemelrijck
RA Consultant, PhaRA

Apr 27 2016

Good, useful, complicated

Nicolai Soberg-Hansen
Patent Administrator, Genmab A/S

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  • Silence Therapeutics
  • Smith & Nephew Extruded Films
  • Stephen Griggs Ltd
  • Stratagem IPM Limited
  • Summit Therapeutics
  • Takeda Cambridge Limited
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  • Teva UK Ltd
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  • The Institute Of Cancer Research: Royal Cancer Hospital
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  • University of Surrey
  • Vectura
  • Vectura Group plc
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  • WebBased Ltd
  • Wyeth Pharmaceuticals


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  • Geneva Hospital (HUG)
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  • Swiss Medic
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  • TIllotts Pharma AG
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  • Societe HTL
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  • Vetoquinol SA


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  • Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health GmbH
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co KG
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica GmbH
  • Boeringer Ingelheim Pharma Orient
  • CSL Behring GmbH
  • European Patent Office
  • Kaesler Nutrition
  • Kaesler Nutrition GmbH
  • Klifovet A.G.
  • Medac GmbH
  • Merck KGaA
  • Novartis Deutschland GMBH
  • Protagen Protein Services GmbH
  • Ratiopharm GmbH
  • Roche Diagnostics GmbH
  • Sartorius AG
  • Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH
  • Vita 34 AG


  • Biosource Europe
  • Biotalys
  • Elanco Animal Health
  • Eurofins Amatsigroup
  • EuropaBio
  • Galapagos NV
  • Glaxo Smithkline Biologicals
  • IMEC vzw
  • Janssen Pharmaceutica NV
  • Omrix Biopharmaceuticals NV/SA
  • PhaRA
  • Total Petrochemicals and Refining SA/NV
  • Toxikon Europe N. V
  • UCB Pharma SA
  • Zoetis Belgium S.A.


  • BioFabri
  • C Z Veterinaria S.A.
  • Chemo Espana SL
  • CZ Veterinaria, S.A
  • Dentaid SL
  • Digna Biotech SL
  • Gadea Grupo Farmaceutico
  • Laboratorios Leti SL
  • Merck SL
  • MSD
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals SL

United States of America

  • BD
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc
  • Hoffmann-La Roche Incorporated
  • Medimmune
  • Pfizer
  • Reckitt Benckiser Pharmaceuticals Inc
  • Shire
  • UCB Inc


  • Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd
  • Irish Patents Office
  • MyBio Ltd.
  • Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals
  • Pfizer Ltd
  • Shandon Clinical Trials Limited
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland Limited
  • Theravance Biopharma
  • Wyeth Biotech
  • Wyeth Medica Ireland


  • APL
  • Aros Patent AB
  • AstraZeneca
  • AstraZeneca AB
  • AstraZeneca R & D Sodertalje
  • Q Advance Compliance & Validation AB
  • Recipharm AB
  • Zacco Sweden AB


  • Bayer Cropscience SRL
  • Chiesi Farmaceutical SpA
  • chiesi farmaceutici
  • Chiesi Farmaceutici SPA
  • Menarini Biotech Srl
  • Merck group
  • Merck Serono SpA


  • Amgen GmbH
  • AOP Orphan Pharma
  • BIOMIN Holding GmbH
  • Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG
  • Sandoz GmbH

Saudi Arabia

  • Hevolution Foundation
  • Pharmaceutical safety expert
  • Saudi Food and Drug Authority
  • The Cooperation Council For The Arab States Of The Gulf


  • Arven Ilac
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Ilaç Tic. A.S.
  • Sanovel Pharmaceutical INC
  • Turgut Ilac AS
  • U.S. Commercial Service Turkey


  • Kolster OY AB
  • Medix Biochemica
  • Orion Corporation
  • Orion Corporation Orion Pharma


  • Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia (HALMED)
  • Nicro d.o.o.
  • Pliva Croatia Ltd


  • Theramex
  • Valeant Sp. z o.o. Sp. j.


  • Elanco
  • Specialised Therapeutics Australia Pty Ltd




  • Elcam Medical Ltd
  • Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd


  • Bergen Teknologioverforing AS


  • Industrial Property Portuguese Office


  • Stada Pharmdevelopment LLC


  • Billev farmacija vzhod d.o.o
  • LEK Pharmaceuticals d.d.


  • Lifesciences British Columbia

Czech Republic

  • Zentiva Group AS




  • Gedeon Richter


  • Alvotech


  • Lupin Limited


  • Bio Farma


  • Cobel Darou


  • Alvogen Malta Operations ROW



Enrol or reserve

Run Biotechnology for the Non-Biotechnologist Classroom/Live online for your team

3 days

Typical duration

Pricing from:

  • GBP 1,200
  • Per attendee, based on 10 attendees
  • Course tailored to your requirements
  • At your choice of location, or online


We can customise this course to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

Contact our in-house training experts Aleksandra Beer and Yesim Nurko to discuss your requirements:

Multiple colleagues? See above for details of our discounts for 2, 3, or 4 delegates. For more, talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra Beer

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

Yesim Nurko

Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749