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Avril Vermunt
Connected Biomanufacturing Program Manager at GE


As GE’s Connected Biomanufacturing Program leader, Avril brings strong experience from large scale bioprocessing and a profound understanding of process intensification. Avril joined GE in 2015 as a Bioprocess Hardware Specialist. She loves lending her large-scale bioprocess expertise to help colleagues select and implement process solutions that optimize efficiency and productivity. Her contributions have led to several successful tech transfers globally, including Amgen Singapore’s Next Generation Manufacturing facility. Prior to her time in Amgen’s process development organization, she worked in manufacturing and process engineering at Diosynth. She currently serves as an ISPE Rocky Mountain Chapter board director and a Facility of the Year Award (FOYA) committee chair, and has been an ISPE member since joining the student chapter at North Carolina State University where she received her degree in Chemical Engineering. She is currently pursuing an Executive MBA at the University of Colorado.

Agenda Sessions

  • Four Steps Toward Connected Biomanufacturing: A Pragmatic Approach to Start to Finish Processing