Mar 05, 2024
From 12 PM to 1 PM

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adMare Discovery Session featuring Killian O’Driscoll: Future-Proofing Biomanufacturing: Navigating Challenges and Innovating for Tomorrow

adMare Discovery Session featuring Killian O’Driscoll: Future-Proofing Biomanufacturing: Navigating Challenges and Innovating for Tomorrow

Join us on March 5th for a special edition adMare Discovery Session featuring Killian O'Driscoll, Chief Commercial Officer of the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT). This exclusive event is co-hosted by adMare BioInnovations and the Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL). 

Based in Ireland, NIBRT is globally recognized for its state-of-the-art training and education programs tailored for the world's leading biopharmaceutical manufacturers and academic partners. CASTL, as the exclusive Canadian provider of NIBRT's licensed training programs, stands at the forefront of biomanufacturing education in Canada. CASTL is supported by their National Lead Partner, the adMare Academy, who is dedicated to building the talent needed to drive the Canadian life sciences sector forward. 

At this event, Mr. O'Driscoll will delve into the global challenges currently shaping the biomanufacturing landscape. He will provide an overview of NIBRT's cutting-edge training initiatives and showcase impactful research collaborations that have led to significant advancements in the industry. 

The session will culminate in an interactive Q&A moderated by Penny McGuire Walsh, Executive Director of CASTL, and Kristy Lonergan, Senior Director of the adMare Academy. Don't miss this opportunity to be part of the conversation around biomanufacturing education and innovation; register today! 

About Killian O’Driscoll 

Killian O’Driscoll is the Chief Commercial Officer at the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT). Killian is a Genetics graduate from Trinity College Dublin with an MSc in the Management of Innovation from the University of London. He also is an Associate Lecturer in Project Management at Dublin Business School. 

Prior to joining NIBRT, Killian worked with Microsoft European Operations Centre as Senior Global Project Manager and with Ericsson Competence Development Centre in the area of technology education and development. 

Killian joined NIBRT as Director of Projects in 2006 as part of the founding leadership team to establish the Institute. Working closely with all stakeholders in the biopharmaceutical sector he helped lead the successful establishment of NIBRT including the construction of the €40 million facility from 2009 to 2011. The start-up of NIBRT was recognised with numerous international accolades including ISPE Facility of The Year and Bioprocess International Manufacturing Collaboration of the Decade. 

About adMare BioInnovations 

With a strong track record of globally-competitive scientific discovery, Canadian life sciences are primed to lead the world. To make this a reality, adMare BioInnovations uses its scientific and commercial expertise, specialized R&D infrastructure, and seed capital to build strong life sciences companies, develop robust ecosystems, and foster industry-ready talent. It re-invests its returns into the Canadian industry to ensure its long-term sustainability. adMare currently has 29 portfolio companies that have attracted $2.3 billion of risk capital, have a combined value of $4 billion, and have created over 1,000 jobs in Canada. For more information, please go to www.admarebio.com

About CASTL 

The Canadian Alliance for Skills and Training in Life Sciences (CASTL) is a national skills and training organization formed to address the talent needs of the Canadian life sciences sector. Specializing in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, CASTL delivers on the economic and sectoral demand for individuals who have the technical skills to enter, thrive and meet the needs of the fast-growing Canadian biomanufacturing industry. With multiple GMP-like biomanufacturing training facilities, CASTL provides industry informed practical hands-on training, theoretical knowledge and e-learning. CASTL is the exclusive provider of the National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT) licensed training programs in Canada. Based in Ireland, NIBRT develops and delivers state-of-the-art training and education programs for the world’s leading biopharmaceutical manufacturing companies and partner academic institutions. CASTL is supported by National Lead Partner adMare BioInnovations and its adMare Academy. The adMare Academy is dedicated to providing the specialized training required to foster the next generation of highly qualified personnel who will drive the growth of Canadian life science companies. www.castlcanada.ca