Takao ItoHead of Manufacturing Sciences & Technology (MSAT) Japan and Korea at Merck Ltd. Life Sciences, Process Solutions
Takao Ito has worked in the area of bioprocess engineering for 20 years. He currently focuses on the development, validation, scale-up and trouble-shooting of new upstream/downstream applications such as cell culture, harvest clarification, chromatographic purification, and tangential flow filtration. He has also worked in project management, and facilities engineering. As a thought leader in the field, He is a frequent conference presenter, session chair, and conference organizer.