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World Vaccine Congress Washington 2023

April 3 - April 6

Join us at Booth #1


April 3, 2023


April 6, 2023 


Walter E Washington
Convention Center

The World Vaccine Congress is the largest, most established meeting dedicated to vaccines. From basic research to commercial manufacture, this one meeting covers the whole vaccine value chain.

If you are involved in vaccines or new to it because of the pandemic, this is the most important meeting you will be part of. Uniting vaccine experts – sharing groundbreaking knowledge – tackling the pandemic.

Meet us at Booth 219

Our Speaking Slots

An agile approach to PBMC collection in Vaccine Trials

Marc van Pruijssen, General Manager Viroclinics Xellerate, a Cerba Research company, will discuss the challenges and solutions for PBMC collection in the context of clinical trials.

  1. Critical Aspects of PBMC processing in the context of Clinical Trials
  2. Challenges of sample handling flows
  3. Importance of consistent isolation protocols
  4. Main quality control aspects of PBMC handling
  5. Upscaling capacity planning for sample collection
  6. Importance of accessibility to an established global network

Marc van Pruijssen, General Manager, Viroclinics Xellerate

Marc van Pruijssen holds a Bsc. in international marketing, as well as management & organizational sciences. He performed an Msc, studying Transport & Logistics at TIAS-NIMBAS in Tilburg.

Before joining Viroclinics-DDL in 2020, he has been responsible for a variety of developing supply chain functions and new business set up: supply chain planning, transport and distribution center operations, strategy development, program management and new product introductions. Next to that he is Board member and VP Marketing of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) Benelux Round Table.

Viroclinics Xellerate

Viroclinics Xellerate is a separate business unit within Viroclinics-DDL that helps biotech and pharmaceutical companies with global logistics and clinical trial services. With 40 partnering (processing) labs all over the world, Viroclinics Xellerate can guarantee 100% on time delivery and successful data management. For any kind of sampling, kits are custom-built, distributed, and retrieved with a track and trace code to be analyzed in our facilities. After a study, samples can be stored short-term or long-term in a bio bank. A 24/7 helpdesk ensures that all data is to be used successfully in analysis.


April 3
April 6


Terrapinn Ltd
+44 (0)20 7092 1000
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Walter E. Washington Convention Center
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