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Terumo BCT launches ATMI Grant 2020 for APAC

06 October 2020 | News

Advanced Therapy Manufacturing and Innovation (ATMI) Grant 2020 aims to accelerate advanced cell therapy manufacturing and development, with an award of up to USD 50,000 to principal investigators, scientists, researchers and clinicians from APAC

Photo Credit: Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

Photo Credit: Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies

Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies today launches the Advanced Therapy Manufacturing and Innovation (ATMI) Grant 2020 for the Asia Pacific region.

The ATMI Grant 2020 aims to accelerate advanced cell therapy manufacturing and development, with an award of up to USD 50,000 to principal investigators, scientists, researchers and clinicians exclusively from the Asia Pacific region to support the creative exploration of new and novel applications with the Quantum® Cell Expansion System. Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a global leader offering devices and products that collect and process blood and cells. Quantum is part of the company’s growing presence in the cell and gene therapy space.

“The field of cell and gene therapy is growing rapidly and is constantly evolving. Scientists can help advance their pursuit of innovation through collaboration, learning and exchange opportunities. I look forward to bright talents applying for the ATMI Grant 2020, enabling breakthrough research from our region,” said Dr. Yu Lei, a pioneer in the gene therapy field and Chief Executive Officer, UniCAR-Therapy Bio-Medicine Technology Co. of China.

The ATMI Grant 2020 seeks to advance the translational research and process transfer, process development and novel application of cell and gene therapy technologies to further clinical manufacturing potential. This will be achieved through a one-year research collaboration between Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies and the successful applicant. In addition to the financial award, one Quantum device and up to 12 single-use sets will be provided to the grant recipient to use in conjunction with the ATMI project aimed at supporting new and novel applications with the Quantum device.

The ATMI Grant 2020 is open to applicants from universities, research institutes, academic centers, hospitals and biotech companies in the Asia Pacific region. Early applicants will have access to live
CT-QUAN-00096 webinar sessions with Dr. Yu Lei and Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies field application scientists. Later registrants will have access to a recording of the webinar.

Grant applications will be reviewed by Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies’ Medical Affairs Department.
Considerations include scientific and clinical merit and the applicant’s track record.

Visit: www.terumobct.com/atmi-grant. Applications will be collected from now until 17 November 2020 at 23:59 Singapore time.

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