BioPharm International-08-02-2013

As constant scale up grows out of favor in the biopharmaceutical industry, new-and old-approaches are required. The author reviews the state of downstream processing and considers potential solutions, including the streamlining of full processes and borrowed technologies

Uwe Gottschalk, vice-president of purification technologies, Sartorius Stedim Biotech, discusses specific challenges in protein purification.

The industry needs to embrace innovation to improve the efficiency and robustness of biopharmaceutical purification without driving up the cost of goods.

Test procedures for a surface-modified polyethersulfone hollow-fiber filter.