Schedule of Short Courses

Trainees participate in a hands-on activity in BTEC's large-scale fermentation lab

The biomanufacturing industry grows and changes rapidly from year to year, creating significant educational demands on our workforce. BTEC is committed to providing updated, cutting-edge short courses to workers who are grounded in the industry and interested in taking advantage of new developments in the field.

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Click any course title below to learn more and download a detailed course outline. You can also download a printable, chronological version of the 2023 schedule (PDF). Be sure to note BTEC's Professional Certificate in Biomanufacturing Science. Courses eligible for the certificate are identified with one or more of the following symbols:

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Analytical Technologies

Course name Dates
analytical courseAnalytical Methods for Gene Therapy Vector Characterization and Testing
June 13–15, 2023
analytical courseBiopharmaceutical Assay Essentials TBA


Course name Dates
Biomanufacturing Automation Fundamentals May 16–17, 2023
Hands-On Essentials of Automation for Biomanufacturing June 27–28, 2023
upstream coursePAT for Real-time Culture Monitoring and Closed-Loop Process Control July 25–27, 2023
Sept 12–14, 2023


Course name Dates
Applied Cleaning Validation Practices: A STERIS Master Class March 2–3, 2023
downstream courseChromatography Column Packing: Foundations and Applications TBA
analytical coursedownstream courseupstream courseHands-On cGMP Biomanufacturing of Vectors for Gene Therapy July 17–20, 2023
Aug. 14–17, 2023
downstream courseupstream courseHands-On cGMP Biomanufacturing Operations July 11–14, 2023
July 31–Aug. 3, 2023
downstream courseupstream courseHands-On Single-Use Processing for Biopharmaceuticals Oct. 10–12, 2023
Hands-On Viral Vaccine Manufacture TBA
analytical courseMicrobial Contamination Control in Bioprocessing Operations July 10–12, 2023
Oct. 10–12, 2023

Bioprocess Development

Course name Dates
downstream courseApplied Principles and Techniques of Depth Flow Filtration (DFF) and Tangential Flow Filtration (TFF) for BioPharm Downstream Purification October 24–27, 2023
downstream courseDownstream Biopharmaceutical Processes: Fundamentals and Design June 27–29, 2023
Fundamentals of Mammalian Cell Line Development TBA
Introduction to Design of Experiments (DoE) for Bioprocess Analysis and Optimization TBA
downstream courseProtein Precipitation and Crystallization
July 18–19, 2023

Bioprocess Engineering

Course name Dates
upstream courseCell Culture Engineering Sept. 19–21, 2023
upstream courseFermentation Engineering July 24–26, 2023


Course name Dates
Biopharmaceutical Lyophilization and Spray Drying March 13–16, 2023
downstream courseFoundations of Downstream Processing and Formulation TBA

Online Courses

Course name Dates
Fundamentals of Biomanufacturing Enrollment ongoing
downstream courseIntroduction to Chemical Modification of Protein Therapeutics Enrollment ongoing
downstream courseLatest Trends in Downstream Biopharmaceutical Processing Enrollment ongoing
upstream courseUpstream Process Development for Biopharmaceutical Production Oct. 23–Nov. 3, 2023