African Biomanufacturing Workforce Training and Skills Development Programme

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 16:15

The CSIR will be launching the African Biomanufacturing Workforce Training Programme, designed to support training and development in the biomanufacturing sector with the intent to develop a skilled and competent workforce on the continent. It is expected to run over three years, commencing in June 2023. The programme will provide a technology development and hands-on training destination to support and grow biomanufacturing activities on the African continent.

For more information, visit https://www.csir.co.za/documents/african-bio-manufacturing-programmepdf

Click here to access apllication form.

Closing date for applications is 30 April 2023

Course in Biomanufacturing Technologies (CSIR-BT-1A)

In line with the programme, the CSIR will be offering a course in biomanufacturing technologies (CSIRBT-1A).

The CSIR’s goal in providing this course is to assist in growing and developing the biomanufacturing sector on the African continent through cutting-edge training and innovative bioprocess solutions. The course is offered to African manufacturers, scientists and other key players in the development and scaling-up of biomanufacturing processes and products. The programme provides hands-on training and skills development that will enable local manufacturing of biologics, vaccines, recombinant proteins and therapeutics.