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Biopharma Group’s specialist tutors have many years practical lyophilisation experience including substantial knowledge of the challenges of operating an efficient and robust freeze drying process and the experience to trouble shoot your  problems. Along with regularly scheduled courses offered in the UK, Europe & USA, there are also options for customised & webinar based courses too.



The unique characteristics of each product type, formulation and application mean that every project presents a different and new set of challenges. Our highly experienced scientists provide contract R&D alongside analytical lab services from formulation development through to specialist post-process analysis that ensure the success of your project.


Determining critical temperatures is fundamental to the freeze drying process. Biopharma Group specialists have designed and developed advanced analytical instruments specifically to aid those employing freeze drying technologies within their production or research projects.


Service Spotlight

Contract Research Services

The unique characteristics of each product type, formulation and application mean that every project presents a different and new set of challenges. When you entrust your project to Biopharma Group you benefit not only from our many years of experience but also the breadth and depth of cumulative knowledge. In combining sophisticated analytical techniques with this in-depth knowledge, we ensure your freeze drying project progresses smoothly.

List of the main Contract Research Services:

• Proof of Concept Studies
• Formulation Development for Liquid and Dried Products
• Process Development
• Freeze Drying Design Space & Trial Cycles
• Development of Freeze Dryable Spheres
• Product Characterisation (pre- / post- freeze drying)
• Controlled Nucleation
• Stability Studies
• Freeze Drying vs Spray Drying – Comparative Studies
• Dedicated Cytotoxic Suite

Key benefits of using Biopharma Group as your CRO for Lyoophilisation:

• Optimise your original lyophilisation cycle
• Experience our dedicated customer service
• Take advantage of our 30 years experience in freeze drying
• Achieve your long-term production goals


Take a look here at some of the ways we can help our customers based in the USA



Decades of practical process experience

We are outsourcing our product for testing often[…] and getting the satisfactory results from [Biopharma] the company; also availing the additional benefits. We [are] assured to continue the same rapport with your esteemed organization. Thank you for your timely support.

It’s our pleasure to outsource the products for testing with [your] esteemed and well established organization.

Hemant Patil

Research Scientist - Sai Life Sciences Ltd, India

“…fast response to customer requests and provision of a quote. Even though we had delays in confirming the order and providing the samples to btl, the analysis was conducted immediately and results provided swiftly, which is very helpful for a CMO like Vibalogics to keep our customers satisfied.”

Y. Braun

Project Manager - Vibalogics (Germany)

“I worked with BTL and they provided an excellent service to Waters at the development phase of our project.

Both Dr. Laura Ciccolini and Mr. Nick White were very helpful and professional, [they] not only assisted me with the project but also gave me an understanding of the Freeze Drying process. The personnel at BTL are the experts in their field of freeze drying and really supportive to me as a client in our development phase and were really focused in adding value and optimising the process throughout.

I would highly recommend BTL for all Freeze Drying project and would 100% use them again.”

J. O'Neill MPM, PMP

Project Manager HSDx - Waters Technologies, Ireland.

“I would like to give my appreciation for the great service that we received from you [BTL] last year.

When I first contacted your company, my intent was to register myself to one of your Lyo course, unfortunately the regular course schedule didn’t meet my needs so Dr. Laura suggested to try and arrange this course here in Israel. After few email to my colleagues, I was [surprised] to see the actual demand that I got for this course, at the end, I found myself arranging Lyo Bespoke Course for more than 30 colleagues across 3 sites.

Due to Dr. Laura help and dedication, we were able to arrange this course in 3 months […]. The course was great and it met our needs.”

M. Alon

Senior Project Engineer - Omrix Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. Israel

“[Research Scientist] Mervyn did a great job, and we learned useful things about some of our samples during the install and training. We’re excited to have this new tool at our disposal.”

Chief Operating Officer

Reagents Manufacturer

“This is the first time we have used Biopharma and the support, responses and help was excellent.”

Head of Research & Development

Consumer Healthcare Developer

“Really enjoyed the switch between the chemistry and nuts & bolts during the training course. It was interesting to understand the intricacies of the instruments and its science.”

Pallavi Pradeep

Evelo Biosciences - USA

“It was a great training course with rigorous emphasis on fundamentals and theory of freeze drying.”

Krutika Invally

Evelo Biosciences - USA

“All the presentations were clearly communicated; I enjoyed all the lecture sessions. It was a good mix of cycle development, product quality assessment & engineering.”

Neha Pardeshi


The course really met my expectations. I’ve got a really good fundamental understanding of freeze drying. I particularly enjoyed the good balance between theory and hands-on. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone in the freeze drying industry.

Giuliana Vozza

PhD, Scientist, AstraZeneca, Ireland