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Four steps toward connected biomanufacturing: A pragmatic approach to start-to-finish processing

There is no misrepresentation in the potential of connected and continuous manufacturing. So why isn’t everyone adopting these benefit-packed processes?

This presentation will share Cytiva's strategy for building confidence in technology & process knowledge. It will also address the regulatory expectations and business case examples for connected & continuous processes in biomanufacturing’s future.

Speaker:
Avril Vermunt
Strategic Technology Partnership Leader, Cytiva

As a Strategic Technology Partnership Leader, Avril brings strong experience from large scale bioprocessing and a profound understanding of process intensification. Avril joined the GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business, now Cytiva, in 2015 as a Bioprocess Hardware Specialist. She loves lending her large-scale bioprocess expertise to help colleagues select and implement process solutions that optimize efficiency and productivity. Her contributions have led to several successful tech transfers globally, including Amgen Singapore’s Next Generation Manufacturing facility. Prior to her time in Amgen’s process development organization, she worked in manufacturing and process engineering at Diosynth. She currently serves as an ISPE Rocky Mountain Chapter board director and a Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) committee chair, and has been an ISPE member since joining the student chapter at North Carolina State University where she received her degree in Chemical Engineering. She is currently pursuing an Executive MBA at the University of Colorado.