Het Pand Ghent

Organised by

LPPAT, UGent

ir. Jos Corver and Prof. Dr. Thomas De Beer

Day 1

Tuesday May 22nd and Tuesday Oktober 16th

9h00 – 9h30
Introduction: setting expectations
9h30 – 11h00
Basic and fundamental principles of freeze drying
11h00 – 11h30
Break
11h30 – 13h00
Formulation and characterization
13h00 – 14h00
Lunch break
14h00 – 15h30
Batch versus continuous freeze-drying
  • Introduction to continuous freeze-drying
  • Formulation aspects for continuous freeze-drying
15h30- 16h00
Discussion, Q&A on continuous freeze-drying concept
16h00 – 16h30
Break
16h30 – 17h30
Hands-on
  • Demonstration of continuous freeze-drying prototype
  • Formulation characterization for batch and continuous freeze-drying hands-on training
17h30 – 19h00
Workshop reception

Day 2

Wednesday May 23rd and Wednesday Oktober 17th

9h00 – 9h30
Recap Day 1, Q&A’s
9h30 – 11h00
Dynamic design space determination for pharmaceutical freeze drying
  • Batch freeze-drying
  • Continuous freeze-drying
11h00 – 11h30
Break
11h30 – 12h00
DEMO dynamic design space determination for batch/continuous freeze-drying
12h30 – 13h00
Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for monitoring & control
  • Batch freeze-drying
  • New PAT opportunities in continuous freeze-drying
13h00 – 14h00
Lunch break
14h00 – 15h00
Process Analytical Technology (PAT) for monitoring & control (continued)
  • Batch freeze-drying
  • New PAT opportunities in continuous freeze-drying
15h00 – 15h30
Break
16u30 – 17u30
Hands-on
  • DEMO PAT for continuous freeze-drying
  • Start batch and continuous freeze-drying processes for selected formulations
19h00 – 23h00
Social activity

Day 3

Thursday May 24th and Thursday Oktober 18th

9h00 – 9h30
Recap Day 2, Q&A’s
9h30 – 11h00
Freeze drying in GMP facility
  • Batch versus continuous freeze-drying
11h00 – 11h30
Break
11h30 – 13h00
Upstream/downstream production logistics
  • Batch versus continuous freeze-drying
13h00 – 14h00
Lunch break
14h00 – 15h30
Up-scaling: batch versus continuous freeze-drying
15h30 – 17h00
Hands-on
  • Evaluation performed batch and continuous freeze drying runs
  • Determination CQAs freeze-dried products: batch versus continuous
17h00 – 17h30
Q&A session
17h30
End of course

Speakers

  • Prof. Thomas De Beer (Ghent University)
  • Ir. Jos Corver (RheaVita)

Venue

Ghent University
Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Process Analytical Technology
Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Ottergemsesteenweg 460 – building FFW
B-9000 Ghent
Belgium

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Demo's and hands-on training will include

  • Demonstration of continuous freeze-drying prototype
  • Formulation characterization for batch and continuous freeze-drying hands-on training
  • DEMO PAT for continuous freeze-drying
  • Dynamic design space determination
  • Execution of batch and continuous freeze-drying processes for selected formulations
  • Evaluation performed batch and continuous freeze drying runs
  • Determination CQAs freeze-dried products: batch versus continuous

Contributors

  • Dr. Pieter-Jan Van Bockstal
  • Dr. Ir. Séverine Mortier
  • Drs. Laurens De Meyer
  • Drs. Brecht Vanbillemont
  • Drs. Joris Lammens
  • Drs. Ir. Susan Rios

Claim your spot (limited places available)

Online payment is not possible. We will send you an invoice after registration.

Rates EUR, excl. VAT

  • Industry: € 2000
  • Governmental/University: € 1000
  • PhD students/post docs: € 800

Your registration implies that you agreed to pay regardless of your attendance. Cancellations will be assessed a non-reimbursable fee of 800 EUR per attendee. Cancellations made after April 1st for the course in May and September 1st for the course in Oktober will not be reimbursable and will require full payment. The organisers have the right to modify the program.

Questions?

Thomas.DeBeer@UGent.be