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Closed-Door Roundtable: Automation as a road towards solving workforce development challenges

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 14:30 to 15:30
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Introduction

The projected growth of cell and gene therapy industry over the next few years coupled with still largely manual processes brings up a potential bottleneck where the pool of qualified persons and other workforce needed will not be large enough to cover the needs of the industry. In this roundtable, we will examine automation as a potential solution to this and define and formulate possible areas where manual input could be automated. We will consider how many jobs could be reduced through automating processes and how this could potentially be implemented without significant investment. 

Points of discussion: Setting up raw materials in a more efficient way, reducing various manual checks as machines carry out the processes, etc… 
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