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Castellani, Bader, Blioch and Galaski presenting at Karlsruhe LOUNGES 2023

Mar 31, 2023

This year CRB exhibits again at the Karlsruhe LOUNGES and is represented with 4 expert presentations in the 3-day conference program. The LOUNGES is an event that focuses on cleanroom and cleanroom technology as well as aspects of processes in the pharmaceutical industry.

What will the future ATMP facility look like? 

Tuesday, April 18, 1:00 -1:30PM CET

Michela Castellani-Kleinschroth

Castellani, Process Specialist at CRB, will discuss the latest ATMP trends in Europe and the impact of these on the future facility designs. The ATMP boom since 2019, with the approval of Kymriah and Yescarta, followed by Zolgensma as well as other therapeutic products, has quickly focused the world’s attention on ATMPs. The attendees will learn how the new generations of ATMPs will change the market as well as the regulatory requirements especially and what needs to be considered when transitioning from lab planning to a commercial-scale manufacturing.


cGMP Process and Facility Planning

Tuesday, April 18, 4:30 – 5:00PM CET

Miriam Bader

There are many unique considerations and features of CGMP facilities, such as containment and segregation strategies, GMP flows, and performance requirements of clean rooms. In this presentation Miriam Bader, Process Engineer at CRB, will give a comprehensive overview of the main principles and cGMP aspects that need to be considered to ensure product safety and purity.


Operating Costs & CO Carbon Footprint Hot & Cold WFI Systems

Wednesday, April 19, 9:00 -9:30AM CET

Joachim Galaski

CRB´s Process Utilities Engineer, Joachim Galaski, will be presenting a self-developed tool that provides detailed operating ressource requirements and the operating costs of a pharmaceutical water system from drinking water feed to the POU. In addition, the audience will learn more about the tool through a presented case study.


Basics of Water Chemistry

Thursday, April 20, 11:15 – 11:45AM CET

Stefanie Blioch

The attendees will get an introduction of the basics of water chemistry like the properties of water and its chemical and microbiological constituents. Stefanie Blioch, Process Engineer at CRB, will further discuss critical parameters for the design of a pharmaceutical water treatment system.


More information about the LOUNGES and the conference can be found here.