CAACB Projects

CAACB Projects

CAACB sponsors collaborative research activities and initiatives to promote  a better understanding of ways to address adventitious agent contamination. 

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Collaboration to Address Emerging Virus / Pandemic Preparedness

This project aims to develop a handbook to guide the biotechnology industry in preparing for, and responding to, any future global pandemics.

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Evaluation of Media Treatment Options

CAACB has three sub-projects on methods of treating media to remove or inactivate potential viruses.

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Facility Segregation for Viral Safety

This project helped to clarify and reach consensus on regulatory guidance for best approaches to facility segregation.

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A Framework for Evaluating the Ability of NGS to Replace In Vivo Adventitious Virus Testing

The goal of the project is to assess if, and in what situations, NGS may be appropriate as a replacement for in vivo virus assays.

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Risk Assessment and Risk Control of Virus Contaminations

This project has developed a Virus Contamination Risk Assessment and Risk Control handbook as well as performed a risk assessment on a model process.

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Virus Contamination in Biomanufacturing

CAACB addresses the high impact of viral contaminations through a project designed to uncover trends in the field.

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