Welcome to Biopharma Group's 'Intelligent Freeze Drying'
e-learning resources centre

Videos covering the art and science of freeze drying


Explore our e-learning courses below

Biopharma Group has now launched educational modules for those involved in lyophilisation, to learn at their own convenience and pace, one session at a time. Delivered to you by our in-house scientists, who specialise in freeze drying.

You can choose from our two available courses:

  • Fundamentals of Freeze Drying

  • Freeze Drying Systems

Fundamentals of Freeze Drying

5 Science Modules exploring the technology behind freeze drying.

Freeze Drying Systems

4 Engineering Modules explaining in depth the maintenance and engineering of freeze drying equipment.

Start learning today!

Purchase a bundle of modules or choose a specific topic you would like to explore.

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What can you expect to learn?*

*depending on module

Understanding the science of how freeze-drying works

Physics and chemistry of freezing, sublimation and desorption

Aspects of equipment (lyophiliser) design to effect heat and mass transfer

Control and monitoring of the process and the lyophiliser

Learning about aspects of formulation design and the value of characterisation methods that can be applied prior to freeze-drying

Gaining knowledge of the different approaches to developing a freeze-drying cycle for products with various requirements (Critical Quality Attributes)

Learning about the range of methods available for characterisation of the final product

Our lecturers

We gather top professionals in the field of Freeze Drying in one place!

Dr. Kevin Ward

Director of R&D

Kevin Smith

Technical & Service Director

Dr. Edmond Ekenlebie

Principal Scientist

Joshua Robinson

Technical Manager Instruments

Dr. Mattia Cassanelli

Technical Manager Consultancy

Dr. Andrew Bright

Senior Scientist

(Former Employee)

Ian Blackham

Business Development Executive

Richard Lewis

Head of Equipment Sales UK & Ireland

Ed Britton

Technical Sales Executive

What attendees of previous on-site courses have said:

"The course was really engaging; It was interesting and I gained general knowledge about freeze drying process. I highly recommend it."


Lab Business Development Manager, Istanbul, Turkey

"The course went beyond what I was anticipating, I learned a lot and it’s going to be really beneficial in my future lab career."


Richter Gedeon Nyrt, PhD, Biotechnology Formulation Development Group, Hungary

"The course really met my expectations. I’ve got a really good fundamental understanding of freeze drying. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone in the freeze drying industry."


PhD, Scientist, AstraZeneca, Ireland

"A great webinar series with many optional specific subject areas available during booking.  Having access to a friendly and open expert in the field to answer any questions related to the specifics of the course and how our knowledge can be applied to the areas covered was very beneficial."

Cytiva, UK

“All presenters were very knowledgeable and delivered course contents really well.”

Asif Muhammad, Head – Commercial Quality / QP and RP

Advanz Pharma, UK

<p>YIĞIT ÖZTUNAOĞLU</p>, <p><span style="color: rgb(49, 57, 71);">Lab Business Development Manager, Istanbul, Turkey</span></p>
<p><span style="color: rgb(49, 57, 71);">TÍMEA TARI</span></p>, <p><span style="color: rgb(49, 57, 71);">Richter Gedeon Nyrt, PhD, Biotechnology Formulation Development Group, Hungary</span></p>
<p><span style="color: rgb(49, 57, 71);">GIULIANA VOZZA</span></p>, <p><span style="color: rgb(49, 57, 71);">PhD, Scientist, AstraZeneca, Ireland</span></p>
<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" >Cytiva, UK</span></p>, <p></p>
<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" >Asif Muhammad, Head – Commercial Quality / QP and RP</span></p>, <p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);" >Advanz Pharma, UK</span></p>

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I purchase videos?

In order to purchase our videos, you need to sign in to create your personal account on our platform.

How to create a new user account?

In order to create a new account, go to Catalog page, select any video and click on 'Get Access Now' button. Once you choose an offer you like there will be an option to create your user account.

What is the price difference for a single module and a bundle of videos?

A single module costs £150. A bundle of 5 'Fundamentals of Freeze Drying' modules costs £600 and 'Freeze Drying System' course costs £450. If you purchase a bundle of 5 modules you save £150.

Can I purchase a single video from a module?

Our course is designed in a way so that each module covers a specific area of freeze drying and it requires all the videos included in the bundle to fully understand a certain topic. Thus, we do not offer a single video purchase if a module includes two videos. However, you can select either a bundle of modules or a single module you are interested in the most.

Once purchased, is there a limited time to access the videos?

Yes, if you purchase an entire course bundle, you can access the content for 1 year. In case of a single module purchase, you can access the content for 3 months.

Can I download videos once I purchase them?

No, you are not able to download videos to your device. However, you can access them anytime within the given period and on every device through our platform.

Are the presentation slides available?

Yes, once you purchase a single module or a bundle of modules you will be able to download the video slides. Simply click on the 'Resources' section, located next to 'About' video description.

Will I receive a Certificate of Attendance?

Yes. If you complete a full bundle of modules, you will receive a digital 'Certificate of Attendance' for the topic they cover.

What if I have further question regarding the modules?

You can email your specific questions to our freeze drying specialists at education@biopharma.co.uk.

Additionally, please see the list of some typical questions asked during the presentations:


Contact Details

If you have further questions regarding online courses, please contact Sally Potentier directly at spotentier@biopharma.co.uk, or visit our website.

Explore our FREE content!

Watch our free videos covering a variety of freeze drying subjects.

Watch our free video presented by Dr. Mattia Cassanelli on
Freeze Drying in the Food Industry

This webinar covers the freeze drying technology within the food industry, spanning aspects of R&D and commercial manufacturing.

Download our 'Introduction to Freeze Drying' booklet

With the 'Introduction to Freeze Drying' booklet carefully put together by the Biopharma Group scientists, you can start exploring the science behind freeze drying today! Whether you are advanced in the field of lyophilisation or just starting your journey, you will find our booklet helpful.


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