Margit Holzer is a biochemical engineer with 25 years expertise in the development and implementation of biochemical/technological production processes. She holds a PhD in biotechnology from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna (Austria). Margit has worked all over Europe for Boehringer-Ingelheim and Novasep. She held various positions in R&D, manufacturing, quality, technology & engineering, including several executive positions such as Technology & Engineering Director.
Amongst other achievements, she has led to successful FDA inspections on a pharma and biopharma production site as Quality Director. She has also created and headed a Biopharma Business Unit. She has been involved in the process development of more than 50 different biopharmaceuticals of various origins (recombinant and non-recombinant cell cultures, yeasts, microorganisms, viruses, plants and fluids from vertebras).
Furthermore, she was an essential actor for the design, qualification and validation of 3 large scale production plants (Austria, Germany, France). Currently she works as Scientific Director at Ulysse-Consult.