The strategic collaborations born out of the efforts to help address the COVID-19 pandemic have offered a wealth of insight into how the biopharma industry will continue to change in the years to come. Companies across the supply chain—from raw materials and technology suppliers to biomanufacturers—view collaboration as a critical strategy to advancing biologics research, scale-up and manufacturing for all biologics development.
Register and join Avantor and C&EN for a webinar featuring Avantor subject matter experts and guest industry speakers, discussing the benefits of partnership and collaboration.
This webinar event, hosted by C&EN, took place, October 27, 2021
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Justin Moran, PhD
Executive Director, Head of Early Bioprocess Development
The Impact of a Pandemic on Process Development
Jennifer Grossman, PhD
Business Development Manager, Pilot Bioproduction Facility
Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
Lessons on flexibility and scaling-up fast: how the biopharmaceutical industry is preparing to face the next pandemic
Claudia Berrón, MBA
Senior Vice President, Proprietary Research Products & Materials
The impact of decentralization and digitization on clinical trial logistics, kits, and sample management
Nandu Deorkar, PhD
Ph.D., MBA, Senior Vice President, Research & Development – Biopharma Production
Nandu Deorkar is Senior Vice President, Biopharma Production Research & Development for Avantor. He is responsible for innovation strategy and planning, and execution of new products and technology development. During his more than 25-year career in research & development, Dr. Deorkar has been leading teams working on various aspects of upstream and downstream bioprocessing, single use systems, chemical/polymer R&D, drug development, formulation, drug delivery technologies, process development, and technology transfer. He has published more than 30 articles and holds more than 20 patents. Dr. Deorkar received Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India and MBA in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ, USA.
Pranav Vengsarkar, PhD
Manager, Process Development, Research Biopharma Production
Enhanced raw material delivery strategies: Debottlenecking of buffer and media preparation in mAbs and novel therapeutics