Opening of a summer school for biopharmaceuticals to be held
only at Toyama Prefectural University.
This is a summer program held with the cooperation of Toyama Prefecture's
industry (Pharmaceutical Industry Association), universities, research institutes, and Toyama Prefecture.
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Bioengineering at our university will provide easy-to-understand lectures and analytical training using cutting-edge equipment.
We will give lectures and laboratory training on formulations at the Pharmaceutical Research and Development Center, which Toyama Prefecture is proud of.
Students can take training (as an internship) at a biopharmaceutical manufacturing company in the prefecture.
This is intended for students in the Tokyo Area. We will provide each student with a subsidy of approximately 140,000 yen.
Special lectures will be provided by professors of the University of Base, Switzerland.
＊ Weekends and holidays are free time. Please enjoy sightseeing spots in
Recruitment and Contents
Duration Period:A 2 week intensive program during the summer holiday
Recruitment Target： As a general rule, students enrolled in universities in Tokyo (within the 23 wards) and who are in their 3rd year of study or above in the Faculty of Science (including graduate students).
Participation Fee：None; there is a subsidy of approximately 140,000 yen.
＊Scheduled to take place from Monday, September 7th to Friday, September 18th in 2020.
＊For details, please refer to the following.
Summer School Brochure PDF 4.8MB
Recruitment flyer of 2020 is in preparation PDF 1.1MB
Curriculum of 2020 is in preparetion PDF 75KB
Reference Video (in Japanese) ～【2020 Online summer school】～
Summer School 2020 of TPU for biopharmaceuticals Application
Enrollment is closed. Thank you for many applications.
Summer School 2019 of TPU for biopharmaceuticals Application
※Enrollment is closed
Summer School 2018 of TPU for biopharmaceuticals Application
※Enrollment is closed
Starting with the orientation, you will receive a lecture on the history
of medicine in Toyama Prefecture,
some basic knowledge of pharmaceuticals and the basics of quality control
Lectures and laboratory training on biopharmaceuticals will be conducted by professors of Toyama Prefectural University
Lectures and laboratory training will be given at Toyama Pharmaceutical Research and Development Center
◎Weekends and holidays are off. Why don't you go climbing Mt. Tate or go to the world heritage site of Gokayama?
An internship related to biopharmaceuticals will be implemented at pharmaceutical companies in Toyama Prefecture.
A special lecture by a professor of the University of Basel and general discussion to answer questions that arise during the training and laboratory sessions of the summer school.
After that we will give a certificate of completion.
Lectures and laboratory training at Toyama Prefectural University
↓We are planning the following lectures.
Molecular design and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals
Biopharmaceutical laws and quality control
Protein analysis by instrument analysis
Role of formulation, drug transport, pharmaceutical analysis technology
Toyama and medicine (history and modernization, etc.)
↓We are planning the following practical training.
Structural analysis of sugar chains by instrument analysis
Antibody production by animal cells and antibody purification experiments
↓We are planning the following lectures
At the manufacturing and R&D sites of pharmaceutical companies, we
will have a factory tour, discussion with researchers, and practical training
in the laboratory.
Record of companies that accepted internships, 2018/2019
FUJIFILM Toyama Chemical Co. Ltd.
Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
－ Past curriculum －
Summer School curriculum of 2020
Summer School curriculum of 2019
Summer School curriculum of 2018
－ Past report －
Please refer to the following reports for the voices of those who participated in the past.