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Sandra Abad
Head of Unit Upstream Development II at Boehringer Ingelheim, Austria


Sandra Abad studied Biotechnology in Austria, holds a PhD in Molecular Biology from the Technical University of Graz (Austria) and has over 15 years of experience in recombinant protein expression. Currently she is Upstream Development lab head in the Process Science department at Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna.

She is responsible for USP process development and optimization for non-platform recombinant proteins, clinical supplies for phase I/II/III, tech transfers to production as well as for process characterization studies. Besides, she is involved in driving technology programs and strategic initiatives to develop innovation and improve process flows.

Agenda Sessions

  • Implementation Of A Fully Automated Microbial Cultivation Platform For Smart Process Design