Biotechnology Research and Education Program (BREP)

Mtech's Biotechnology Research and Education Program (BREP) is designed to bolster Maryland's burgeoning biotechnology industry. To that end, BREP offers bioprocessing facilities and services, graduate degree programs, training and consulting for Maryland companies.

  • Bioprocessing—the Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility (BSF):
    The BSF offers a broad range of bioprocess scale-up and production services, including fermentation, cell culture, separation, purification and product analysis. The BSF's capabilities include up to 250-liter fermentations. Past clients have included Martek Biosciences, MedImmune, Human Genome Sciences, NIH, Digene, NIST, and the US Army. More»

  • Biopharmaceutical Advancement Facility (BAF): The BAF specializes in the development of cell culture-based biopharmaceutical products. The facility's staff members offer extensive expertise in addressing challenging problems with the advancement of anchorage-dependent or suspension-adapted cell lines. More»

  • Education: Undergraduate, Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs in Bioengineering, as well as the nation's first Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Certificate program.

  • Workforce Training: BREP's expert staff offer customized training in many aspects of bioprocessing for Maryland biotech companies. More»

  • Consulting: BREP Staff are experts in Productivity Enhancement for bio-manufacturing, and can help companies improve their processes to yield benefits such as reduced costs, decreased production delays and less re-work. More»


BREP's expert staff members offer customized training in many aspects of bioprocessing for Maryland biotech companies.

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