The amc (Advanced therapy medicinal products Manufacturing Community) is a membership organisation co-founded by eXmoor in September 2010 for the emerging cell therapy industry. Our vision is to bring together a community to develop and share best practice in cell and gene therapy manufacturing. Members are encouraged to attend, speak and facilitate our meetings, as well as be proactive in our online presence.

eXmoor’s relationship with amc: Director of amc ltd, event organisation, speakers and community members


The BioIndustry Association was established over 25 years ago at the infancy of biotechnology and is the trade association for innovative life sciences in the UK.

eXmoor’s relationship with BIA: Corporate member, involved with the Manufacturing (MAC), Cell & Gene Therapy (GTAC) Advisory Committees


The International Society for Cellular Therapy is a global society of clinicians, regulators, technologists, and industry partners with a shared vision to translate cellular therapy into safe and effective therapies to improve patients” lives. ISCT Members gain access to an influential global community of peers, experts, and organizations invested in cell therapy. ISCT offers a unique collaboration between academia, regulatory bodies, and industry partners in cell therapy translation.

eXmoor’s relationship with ISCT: Member of Business Models and CoGs subcommittee


The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world”s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle. It is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience. ISPE was founded in 1980 as an organization that would deal with practical applications of science and technology for technical professionals.

eXmoor’s relationship with ISPE: Volunteer for UK Southern Region Committee, training courses for Pharmaceutical Waters


The Institution of Chemical Engineers is the global professional membership organisation for chemical, biochemical and process engineers and other professionals involved in the chemical, process and bioprocess industries. IChemE aims to promote competence and a commitment to best practice, advance the discipline for the benefit of society and support the professional development of our members. They are the only organisation licensed to award Chartered Chemical Engineer and Professional Process Safety Engineer status.

eXmoor’s relationship with IChemE: Fellows, Chartered and Associate members


As a global community of mechanical engineers represented in over 140 countries, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers is the largest network of mechanical engineering knowledge, skill and opportunity in the world. With an ever growing membership based outside the UK, IMechE aim to develop and maintain key partnerships with leading multi-national employers to ensure their technical workforces are trained to the highest standard. By equipping engineers with the right skills, knowledge and experience to help them develop, they contribute to strengthening the world’s leading companies.

eXmoor’s relationship with IMechE: Chartered member


ARB was established by Parliament in 1997 to regulate the architects’ profession in the UK.  They are an independent, public interest body and their work in regulating architects ensures that good standards within the profession are consistently maintained for the benefit of the public and architects alike.

eXmoor’s relationship with ARB: Registered Architect


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Supported by a unique partnership of Government, charitable trusts and employers, this organization is dedicated to raising young people’s engagement and achievement in STEM subjects and careers. STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from a wide range of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They offer their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of them in life and careers.

eXmoor’s relationship with STEM Learning: Activities volunteer



Initiatives for knowledge transfer, Innovate UK funding and resource sharing to establish links between academic, industry and NHSBT in the South West for the growth of the life sciences sector in this geographical area.

eXmoor’s relationship with South West Life Sciences Hub: Active participant SME and promoter



The Modular Training for the Bioprocess Industries Programme (MBI®) is run by the Department of Biochemical Engineering at UCL. It comprises a series of UCL-accredited short courses in bioprocessing, designed specifically for industrialists, that can be taken as stand-alone modules or can be combined for Certificate, Diploma or Masters qualifications.

eXmoor’s relationship with the UCL MBI programme: Guest lecturers for Cell Therapy and Bioprocess Engineering Design modules.


The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult is a centre of excellence in innovation, with the core purpose of building a world-leading cell and gene therapy sector in the UK as a key part of a global industry. Supported by Innovate UK, our mission is to drive the growth of the industry by helping cell and gene therapy organisations across the world translate early stage research into commercially viable and investable therapies. We are based on the 12th floor of Guy’s Hospital in central London, with over 120 cell and gene therapy experts, state-of-the art development and viral vector laboratories. We are also building a £55m large-scale GMP manufacturing centre to help bring cell and gene therapies to market in the UK and internationally.

eXmoor’s relationship with the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult: Design & Commissioning of the London facility, design input for Stevenage Phase 2, ad hoc consultancy for clients using the process development and manufacturing services.