Topics & Keynote Speakers

1. Cell Engineering, novel technologies and the use of omics

New designed animal cell lines, genetic engineering, metabolic engineering for desired process performance, mode of action and product quality

 

2. Use of viral- and non-viral vectors for generating new therapeutic products and vaccines

Cell-based vaccines, gene therapy, oncolytic viruses, delivery technologies, industrialization and scale-up

 

3. Development of cell based technologies and therapeutics

Cellular engineering, scale-up methods, personalized medicine, stem cell therapy, immunotherapeutic approaches, CAR-T.

 

4. Cell culture process controls and analytics

Novel analytical methods, on-line monitoring tools, PAT, data feedback loops, real-time release

 

5. Cell culture process engineering, product quality and integration with downstream processing

Media and feed strategies, fedbatch/continuous/perfusion strategies, continuous processing, process-controlled product quality

 

See extended descriptions of scientific sessions here

 

Confirmed keynote speakers:

Professor Mathias Uhlén, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Professor Peter Zandstra, University of Toronto, Canada