Benedikt SchöpkeAssociate Director Manufacturing Operations at Roche Diagnostics GmbH
After study of Biotechnology in Bielefeld and his PhD at the Hamburg University of Technology Benedikt joined Roche Pharma Biotech in Penzberg. He started as group leader in upstream processing, overseeing the antibody production process of Trastuzumab. Through different positions in the pharma production Benedikt gained experience in the large scale GMP production of different antibodies, technical transfers, introduction of paperless production systems and construction of a new facility. Today he is heading one drug substance production line including up and downstream area within pharma manufacturing at Roche.