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Christoph Pistek
Global Head, Technology Sciences at Takeda - R&D


Christoph is the Head of Innovation & Technology Sciences for Research & Development at Takeda working on development strategies, technology roadmaps and the introduction of next generation capabilities & emerging technologies.

His team covers all frameworks for Innovation & Technology management, and owns the technology domains of Advanced Processing, Manufacturing of the Future, Computational Technologies and Collective Data Intelligence.

Former at Shire he headed the Innovation Excellence Team, Process Science & Technical Services and managed the Technology Strategy for Technical Operations.

Christoph has 13 years’ experience in research, development, launch and manufacturing of biopharmaceuticals and 20 years’ experience of technology-driven business transformation.
Christoph has an Engineering background and holds a Ph.D. in Technology Management.

Agenda Sessions

  • Accelerating Pipeline Progression: Challenges and Opportunities of Bioprocessing 4.0 in Process Development