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Abel Hastings
Director of Process Sciences at FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies


As Director of Process Sciences, Abel has been responsible for establishing the strategy for New Product Introduction (NPI) and PPQ manufacturing. This strategy has been used for more than 75 client projects, 16 PPQ efforts, and 8 commercially licensed FDA-approved products with several more coming soon. He is passionate about improving overall efficiency and reliability through the development of standardized company tool-sets for these functions. To do so, he leverages inter-disciplinary scientific knowledge, operations skills, Lean Six Sigma tools, and customer focus. Abel holds a BS in Biomechanics and Physiology from Hampshire College as well as two Masters Degrees in Materials Sciences from MIT.

Agenda Sessions

  • COVID-19 as a Catalyst for Risk-Based Multi-Site PPQ