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The 2023 Edition of the Introductory Course for Standard Practice (GxP)

by Public Health Update

The Global Training Hub for Biomanufacturing (GTH-B) is now accepting applications for the 2023 edition of the Introductory Course for Standard Practice (GxP), focusing on Good Clinical, Manufacturing and Laboratory Practice (GCP, GMP, GLP) and the basics of biosafety in the development and manufacturing of vaccines and other bioproducts.

When: October 30–November 17, 2023 (3 weeks)
Where: Republic of Korea

We strongly encourage applications from technicians, engineers, and managers with up to 6 years of experience working in bioproduction (vaccines, therapeutics, monoclonal antibodies, etc.) at a facility based in a low- or middle-income country. The course will run for 15 working days covering 120 hours of coursework, excursions, and examination, and qualifying trainees will receive a certificate of completion. 

Course Information (Offline, South Korea)

  • Course Content: Good clinical, manufacturing, laboratory practice (GCP, GMP, GLP) and biosafety for adherence to international standard of quality in vaccine and biomedical product development.
  • Course Duration: 15 working days, (3 calendar weeks)
  • Faculty: Area-specific experts
  • Hours of Training: 120 hours including hands-on training, excursion, and tests
  • Excursion Sites: Hospital clinical centers, biomedical product development and research sites, manufacturing sites
  • Target Trainees: 150 trainees from South Korea and Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs).
  • Trainee Qualification: Technician, engineer, scientist, and manager with up to 6 years of experience in biomanufacturing, or related experience
  • Certificate of completion: Certificates will be issued if trainee participation exceeds 90% of the whole training, which will be assessed through exams.

Applications are due Friday, June 30, 2023 at 18:00 (Korea Standard Time)

Applicants are required to

  • Have an educational background in a life science field and hold a position as a technician, engineer, scientist, or manager with up to 6 years of experience in biomanufacturing (or related experience).
  • Be a citizen or resident of a low- or middle-income country, employed by a company registered as a legal entity in a LMIC.
  • Have at least an intermediate level of spoken and written English language.


The entire course is free of charge to all participants. Accommodation and breakfast will be provided during the entirety of the course including weekends. Lunch and dinner will only be provided on session days (excluding weekends). 

Travel costs to/from Seoul, Republic of Korea will not be provided. Applicants must separately secure airfare at their own expense.


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