Christoph Herwig PhD

Senior Scientific Advisor, Körber Pharma Austria

Christoph Herwig, bioprocess engineer from RWTH Aachen, worked in industry in the design and commissioning of large chemical facilities prior to enter his interdisciplinary PhD studies at EPFL, Switzerland in bioprocess identification. Subsequently he positioned himself at the interface between bioprocess development and facility design in biopharmaceutical industry. From 2008 to 2023, he wa full professor for biochemical engineering at the Vienna University of Technology. The research area focuses on the development of data science methods for integrated and efficient bioprocess development along PAT and QbD principles for biopharmaceuticals. In 2013 he founded the company Exputec, which is now part of Körber Pharma Austria, pioneering data science software solutions for the biopharma life cycle. Here, Christoph currently acts as senior scientific advisor for Körber.