José Menezes PhD

CEO, 4Tune Engineering Ltd

Jose C. Menezes is founder and director of one of the earliest Pharmaceutical Engineering programs in Europe and a pioneer on the use of PAT and QbD tools in bioprocessing. He is the recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in University-Industry collaborations. Jose is a full professor at the Technical University of Lisbon since 2005. He has published extensively on the subject of manufacturing sciences & technologies applied to pharma and biotech products. He holds Chemical Engineering BSc and MSc degrees and a PhD in Bioengineering from TU Lisbon. He worked for Ciba-Geigy in Switzerland and the nuclear industry also in Switzerland, before joining an academic career. During his 20 years at TU Lisbon, he spent multiple sabbatical periods in industry at different pharmacos in Europe, where he built, trained or managed several PAT & QbD teams. He is an active member of different societies and a Senior Member of AIChE, ISPE, PDA and IFPAC among other organizations. Dr. Menezes is founder and currently CEO of 4Tune Engineering – a leading company in science-based lifecycle management of biotech and pharma products, for over a decade.