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SELECTBIO Conferences Biofabrication & Biomanufacturing Europe 2019

William G Whitford's Biography



William G Whitford, Strategic Solutions Leader Bioprocess, GE Healthcare Life Sciences

Bill Whitford is Strategic Solutions Leader, BioProcess, GE Healthcare in Logan, UT with over 20 years’ experience in biotechnology product and process development. He joined the company 16 years ago as a team leader in R&D developing products supporting biomass expansion, protein expression and virus secretion in mammalian and invertebrate cell lines. Products he has commercialized include defined and animal product-free hybridoma media, fed-batch supplements, and aqueous lipid dispersions. An invited lecturer at international conferences, Bill has published over 250 articles, book chapters and patents in several areas of bioproduction. He now enjoys such industry activities as serving on the editorial advisory board for BioProcess International.

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3D Bioprinting and the Biologicalization of Medicine

Thursday, 20 June 2019 at 15:00

Add to Calendar ▼2019-06-20 15:00:002019-06-20 16:00:00Europe/London3D Bioprinting and the Biologicalization of MedicineBiofabrication and Biomanufacturing Europe 2019 in Rotterdam, The NetherlandsRotterdam, The NetherlandsSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com

The biologicalization of manufacturing is a derivative of the Industry 4.0 initiative and is of growing interest. The biologicalization (or the biological transformation) of manufacturing is essentially the use of digital manufacturing approaches in the incorporation of biological and bio-inspired principles to support more efficient and sustainable manufacturing. The harmonization of digital manufacturing principals with structures from biological systems is yielding bio-inspired materials and constructs for model, tissue and organoid engineering.  3D bioprinting employs the newest developments in cell culture, image import and manipulation and 3D computer model design in its resource-efficient product construction. The goals of sustainability and efficiency in medicine and research is enabled by 3D bioprinting and related nano/micro-technology.


Add to Calendar ▼2019-06-20 00:00:002019-06-21 00:00:00Europe/LondonBiofabrication and Biomanufacturing Europe 2019Biofabrication and Biomanufacturing Europe 2019 in Rotterdam, The NetherlandsRotterdam, The NetherlandsSELECTBIOenquiries@selectbiosciences.com