Connect Upstream – The first fully integrated upstream platform

Integrated Upstream Platform -
From Cell Line to Manufacturing

Sartorius Stedim Biotech has developed the first fully integrated upstream platform. It connects a top-performing expression system with outstanding equipment and process control for the rapid development and scale-up of robust, high-titer commercial manufacturing processes.

 
 

Speed to Clinic

Reaching the clinical phase as quickly as possible is crucial. By combining the right tools and testing services, you'll develop your cell lines and processes in the fastest and most cost-effective way.

Reach the clinic faster

 

 

 

Increased Titers

Optimize your process for high titers to move on quickly to clinical trials. The unique CHOptimizer® solution helps you find the best media mixture, optimal process parameters and a successful feed strategy.

Increase your titers

 

Quality by Design

Optimal transitions between scales are essential from cell line to commercial manufacturing. With the right QbD strategy, you'll achieve robust, high-performing and retrievable processes.

Improve QbD

 

Robust Production

For long-term robust production, you'll need flexible and cost-effective biomanufacturing platforms. Our Integrated Solutions team will design, deliver and implement them for you – with unmatched expertise.

Build robust processes

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"Our upstream platform
connects outstanding process
technologies and brings biology
to single-use bioprocessing."

 

 

Stefan Schlack,
Senior Vice President, Marketing & Product Management Bioprocess Solutions

News

October 31 - November 2, 2017 – Basel, Switzerland: European Antibody Congress 2017
(2017-10-20)

The European Antibody Congress brings you great speakers from pharma, biotechs, academia and technology innovators to discuss with you the most exciting breakthroughs when it comes to the discovery and development of antibodies. Don't miss our CHOptimizer presentation at the event, on November 1, at 5:40 pm. Our experts are looking forward to welcoming you at booth 46.

Discover Our Virtual Reality
(2017-10-19)

Join our VR tour and experience Connect Upstream on a new level. You can either put on a pair of VR glasses or enter the 360° view version which is available for normal use on smartphone, tablet or desktop. Dive into the Connect Upstream virtual experience.

Interview: Continuous and Intensified Bioprocessing
(2017-10-17)

What is the difference between intensified and continuous bioprocessing? Which of these process scenarios is the industry adopting the most frequently? Read the answers to these and further questions in this interview with Dr. Gerben Zijlstra:

Chromatography as Easy as Filtration
(2017-10-13)

The macroporous membrane structure and optimized design of the Sartobind® membrane adsorbers enable efficient and ultra-rapid chromatographic purification. Read our brochure to learn more about this economical solution for bioprocessing challenges.

October 29 - November 1, 2017 – Bonita Springs, FL, USA: RAFT™
(2017-10-12)

The Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology (RAFT™) conference is held biannually and provides a forum for industrial and academic scientists to discuss the latest developments in fermentation technology. Meet our team at the event and get to know our solutions for today's upstream challenges.

Process Development of Microbial Plasmid DNA: Fast-Tracking with Modular Single-Use Minibioreactors
(2017-10-09)

To determine whether a single-use bioreactor system can help in developing a platform approach for microbial plasmid DNA scale-up, the company Cobra Biologics compared the reproducibility, scalability, and productivity of our ambr® 250 modular automated minibioreactor system with a traditional 5-L glass bioreactor.

October 29 - November 1, 2017 – San Diego, CA, USA: ISPE Annual Meeting
(2017-10-06)

Discover new ideas and solutions to complex pharma and bio pharma manufacturing challenges at the 2017 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo. Meet our experts there to learn more about how you can benefit from our integrated upstream platform. Booth F26.

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Your Guide to Upstream Processing Solutions

Upstream Catalog

Whether you just need a bioreactor or a single-use bag for media storage or are looking for a partner to build your completely single-use manufacturing facility, we will provide you with all the options, services and support you need.Our comprehensive upstream catalog consists of six chapters detailing our product portfolio throughout the upstream process. The catalog is dedicated to our cell line development services, media,  bioreactors and fermenters, clarification solutions, analytics and engineering services.Download the digitally optimized catalog as a PDF directly on your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Download upstream catalog

Addressing the Challenges of Developing Biopharmaceutical Drugs

by Stefan Schlack, 2016

The biopharmaceutical industry has enjoyed considerable success; however, there are strong signs this market is becoming increasingly competitive.

Stefan Schlack, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Product Management at Sartorius Stedim Biotech, shares his analysis of the industry as it stands in 2016 and offers solutions to the challenges the biopharmaceutical companies face.

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Contact

Reduce your time to market and learn more about Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s unique integrated upstream platform. Let us know your questions and requests. You will hear from us shortly. For job enquiries, please visit our Careers page.

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Total Solutions Support the Growth of a Dynamic Industry

Caine & Montgomery (2014) BPI 12(8) Sept. 23, 2014

In this interview with the team from BioProcess International, Reinhard Vogt (Executive Vice President of Marketing, Sales & Services, Executive Board member, Sartorius Stedim Biotech) and Stefan Schlack (Senior Vice President, Marketing & Product Management, Sartorius Stedim Biotech) discuss the need to move away from focusing on components and individual products and instead offer complete single-use solutions.

Reinhard Vogt: “Single-use technologies have reached a quality level similar to stainless steel”
Stefan Schlack: “Our industry faces four key challenges: capacity adaptation, smart process transfers, risk mitigation, and cost savings.”

The company’s recent acquisitions, together with its chemometrics offering, lay the foundation for QbD approaches as well as effective process optimization and characterization in a very short time frame and demonstrate the benefits of connecting upstream technologies.

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Events with Sartorius Stedim Biotech

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Connect Upstream: The fully integrated process platform

December 1-2, 2016
ETIF
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Connect Upstream: The fully integrated process platform

February 27 - March 2, 2017
BioProcess International West
San Francisco, CA, USA

February 27 - March 2, 2017
IFPAC Annual Meeting 2017
North Bethesda, MD, USA

March 7-8, 2017
2017 ISPE Aseptic Conference
Reston, VA, USA

March 14, 2017
Life Sciences Technology Conference
Raleigh, NC, USA

April 2-6, 2017
253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition
San Francisco, CA, USA

April 3-5, 2017
2017 PDA Annual Meeting
Anaheim, CA, USA

May 1-5, 2017
PEGS – The Essential Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit
Boston, MA, USA

May 23-24, 2017
Cell Culture World Congress USA 2017
San Diego, CA, USA

May 23-24, 2017
World Biosimilar Congress USA 2017
San Diego, CA, USA

June 5-7, 2017
Cell Line Development & Engineering
San Diego, CA, USA

June 14-17, 2017
ISSCR 2017 Annual Meeting
Boston, MA, USA

August 13-17, 2017
Precision & Performance with Measurement Science
National Harbor, MD, USA

August 21-25, 2017
Bioprocessing Summit
Boston, MA, USA

September 20-22, 2017
World ADC San Diego
Sand Diego, CA, USA

September 25-28, 2017
BioProcess International Conference & Exhibition
Boston, MA, USA

October 4, 2017
ISPE Boston
Boston, MA, USA

October 29 - November 1, 2017
2017 ISPE Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA, USA

October 29 - November 1, 2017
RAFT – Recent Advances in Fermentation Technology
Bonita Springs (Ft. Myers), FL, USA

Connect Upstream: The fully integrated process platform

February 22-23, 2017
Research Xchange Forum
Goettingen, Germany

April 3-6, 2017
ISPE 2017 Europe Annual Conference
Barcelona, Spain

April 25-26, 2017
BioProcess International European Summit
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

April 25-27, 2017
Viral Safety & Raw Materials
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

May 14-17, 2017
25th ESACT Meeting
Lausanne, Switzerland

September 17-21, 2017
ECI: Integrated Continuous Biomanufacturing III
Cascais, Portugal

October 31 - November 2, 2017
European Antibody Congress 2017
Basel, Switzerland

November 7-8, 2017
Universe of Pre-filled Syringes & Injection Devices
Vienna, Austria

November 21-24, 2017
Pharmtech
Moscow, Russia

Connect Upstream: The fully integrated process platform

March 12-14, 2017
14th China Association of Clinical Laboratory Practice (Intl.) Spring Expo
Qingdao, China

March 14, 2017
Sartorius Stedim Biopharma Forum 2017
Bangalore, India

March 17, 2017
Sartorius Stedim Biopharma Forum 2017
Mumbai, India

April 19-21, 2017
CIPM – China International Pharmaceutical Machinery Exposition
Qingdao, China

April 26-27, 2017
4th Pathogen Clean Asian Forum
Shanghai, China

June 20-22, 2017
CPHI China 2017
Shanghai, China

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