166.157 Biochemical Engineering - Downstream processing
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and explain the different Unit Operations in a typical Downstream Process. We will discuss, amongst other things, early DSP, the bascis and different principles of chromatography as well as inclusion body processing.

Subject of course

Unit Operations: Early DSP, Chromatography, membrane separation processes, final bulk fill, buffer prep and distribution, CIP, SIP design, clean utilities, Scale Up: Limits and additiona lrequirements for flexibility of multi-product facilities, Design of a biopharmaceutical facility: process, utilities, material and personnel flow.

Teaching methods

The slides will be uploaded in TISS.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon15:00 - 18:0028.02.2022Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO1 Spadiut Early DSP
Tue15:00 - 18:0001.03.2022Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO2 Spadiut Protein Purification
Wed15:00 - 18:0002.03.2022Seminarraum BH Biosciences VO3 Spadiut DSP specialities
Thu15:00 - 18:0010.03.2022Seminarraum Lehar 03 VO4 Herwig Facility Design and Engineering

Examination modalities

Oral exam


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri14:00 - 15:0015.12.2023 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/65279219930?pwd=MVZyUzhDK1F2UXdxVGRhUWRxbW1vdz09oral03.07.2023 09:00 - 04.12.2023 09:00TISSTermin WS3
Fri12:00 - 13:0008.03.2024 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96532455403?pwd=eXBrZUgyQjlUcFRyTHN1YXRLYzlQZz09oral31.01.2024 09:00 - 01.03.2024 09:00TISSExam 1
Fri09:00 - 10:0012.04.2024 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98919637686?pwd=bWgxUXZheTlMd0dvNkJKT3lxRVUyUT09oral27.02.2024 09:00 - 05.04.2024 09:00TISSExam 2
Fri12:00 - 13:0003.05.2024 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99314988015?pwd=cTl6d1ZNUTl1cEF6MTNFaHpsS1ZRQT09oral27.02.2024 09:00 - 26.04.2024 09:00TISSExam 3

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.01.2022 09:00 25.02.2022 09:00 27.02.2022 23:59



Slides will be provided just before each individual lecture


if required in English