Dr. Mattia Cassanelli, Biopharma Group - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Mattia Cassanelli

Technical Manager – Consultancy
Biopharma Group
United Kingdom
Biopharma Group - Freeze Drying Equipment & After Sales Support Benchtop, Laboratory & Production Scale Vial Handling Solutions & Aseptic Proccessing Lines Volumetric Powder Fillers (UK & Europe) High Pressure Homogenisers Solvent Evaporators / Concentrators Preparative Chromatography Solutions

Mattia joined Biopharma Group in February 2018 and he currently works as a Technical Manager of the Consultancy Division, providing support through desktop study, cycle audit, characterisation of the material pre- and post- process, formulation development, optimisation of the freeze drying cycle and tech transfer/scale-up.

Mattia’s background includes a PhD focussed on drying mechanisms of hydrocolloids in the food industry from a microstructural point of view at the University of Birmingham.

He also gained a Master’s Degree in material engineering, and a Bachelor’s Degree in industrial engineering completed at the University of Trento, Italy

Related Sessions:

2nd Annual Pharmaceutical
Lyophilization Summit 2020

Discuss best practices in tech & regulatory updates, process, formulation, testing, monitoring, new products development.
  • 12 Feb 2020
  • Berlin, DE
  • Pharma
Day 1: Wednesday, 12 February 2020
CASE STUDY: Development of a lyophilised protein product using a QbD approach.

The presentation will describe a case study about the product and process development of a freeze dried protein product. The different phases from formulation to cycle optimisation and technology transfer will be covered, highlighting challenges and commercial benefits.

  • Case study: lyophilised protein product
  • Pre- and post- product characterisation
  • QbD approach
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3rd Annual Pharmaceutical
Lyophilization Summit 2021

Discuss best practices in tech & regulatory updates, process, formulation, testing, monitoring, new products development.
  • 29 Jul 2021
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
Day 1: Thursday, 29 July 2021
CASE STUDY: A 2020 hindsight look at how COVID-19 has affected the freeze drying industry and what we have learned from it.
  • Main challenges in 2020 seen from the eyes of a CDMO
  • Development and manufacturing of PCR assay in lyocakes and lyobeads
  • Development of lyo candidate vaccines
  • Development of lyo blood products
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3rd Annual Pharmaceutical
Lyophilization Summit 2021

Discuss best practices in tech & regulatory updates, process, formulation, testing, monitoring, new products development.
  • 29 Jul 2021
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
Day 2: Friday, 30 July 2021
WORKSHOP: Role and measurement of mechanical properties in lyobeads technology.

The use of Lyobeads is becoming more popular within the Lyophilisation industry, due to their size and structure it is extremely important to understand the strength of the product and sustainability for their use. Utilising the MicroPress Mechanical Property Analyser, tests can be carried out on the Stress and Strain of the final product.

  • Lyobead technology
  • Uses of Lyobeads
  • How to determine the strength of your Lyobead
  • What can influence weakness within the Lyobead
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4th Annual Pharmaceutical
Lyophilization Summit 2022

Discuss best practices in tech & regulatory updates, process, formulation, testing, monitoring, new products development.
  • 06 Oct 2022
  • Virtual,
  • Pharma
Day 1: Thursday, 06 October 2022
CASE STUDY: The use of wireless temperature probes to understand heat transfer patterns in primary drying.
  • Present examples of similarities and differences in data from wireless and wired probes
  • Discuss shelf mapping data obtained using wireless probes in empty and loaded lyophilisers
  • Highlight how accuracy of probe placement enables heat transfer patterns to be established with greater confidence
  • Demonstrate how wireless probe data from different cycles can be applied to the calculation of Kv for a series of containers
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