Dr. Karlheinz Landauer

QA Director

Background

  • PhD in Biotechnology, focus on animal cell culture process development
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology, focus on environmental biotechnology and fermentation strategies

Experience

  • 2016 to date: Managing Director at QBDC GmbH (formerly: Quality Biotech Development & Cells Landauer), Nusshof, Switzerland
  • 2007 to 2015: 3 years as Director of R&D and 5 years as Head of Manufacturing & COO of Celonic, a leading CDMO in Europe. Located in Basel, Switzerland
  • 2006 to 2007: Senior Assistant Director at Celltrion, team leader of early process development, Incheon, South Korea
  • 2002 to 2006: (deputy) Head of Manufacturing at Igeneon GmbH, Vienna, Austria
  • 2016: Foundation of own company, QBDC
  • 2013: Design of a new, large-scale single-use facility
  • 2011: Reconstruction of a GMP pilot facility
  • 2010: Successful anti-cancer drug proof-of-concept
  • 2005: Completion of a tech transfer project of a Phase I product to a CMO in South Korea
  • 2002 to 2015: Projects for clinical phase I – III trials: 10+ mAB, 2 fusion protein, several biosimilar projects and many preclinical projects

Skills

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Biotechnology
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Microbiology
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Cell Line Engineering
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Quality Assurancte