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
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.