ADVANCE 5-day Workshop on ATMPs Development

Date & Time 3-7 May, 2021
Address Virtual

ADVANCE 5-day Workshop will take place virtually May 3-7th 2021. The workshop will be building on the knowledge of the online course on ATMPs development launched in December 2020. The agenda follows the 4 key challenges and bottlenecks of the ATMPs development cycle: Scientific, Manufacturing, Regulatory, and Reimbursement/ Commercialisation.  In addition clinical aspects will also be discussed.

Participants will hear keynote lectures by experts, complete hands-on group assignments, and will get a chance to present their research projects to peers and a panel of experts in a virtual poster session.

Confirmed lecturers: Matjaz Jeras (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia), Maria Cristina Galli and Lucia Gabriele (Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Italy), Helena Haque Chowdhury (Celica Biomedical, Slovenia), Luigi Aurisicchio (Takis Biotech, Italy), Concetta Quintarelli (University of Naples Federico II Naples, Campania, Italy), Umberto Restelli (Carlo Cattaneo University, LIUC, Italy), Trudy Straetemans (UMC Utrecht).

Cost: Tuition fully covered by Erasmus+ programme of the EU for 30 participants

Location: Virtual, all you need is a computer (desktop/laptop) with a camera and a stable internet connection

Accreditation: Participants who successfully complete the workshop will be able to apply for 3 ECTS through University of Ljubljana.


  • Registration is now closed, but you can still apply below for the waiting list
  • 30 seats available
  • Prerequisite to attending the Workshop is completing the ADVANCE Online course by April 16th. More info about the free, self-paced, 7 hour course can be found on ADVANCE Project website

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Register for the Workshop

Registration for the workshop in 2021 is now closed, however you can apply for waiting list here.

This project receives funding from the European Union’s Erasmus Plus programme under grant agreement 2019-1-NL01-KA203-060286.