Niels Guldager is a senior consultant for bioprocess and technology at NNE Pharmaplan. He has 18 years of experience with biotech and pharmaceutical processes. His experience includes both operations and design - as production engineer in large scale biopharmaceuticals production for both upstream and downstream process steps– and project experience as front-end study leader, process lead, and process engineer. His work focuses on process and technology in front-end project activities such as feasibility studies, conceptual and basic designs. Niels has a strong ability to capture customer strategy and requirements and transform these inputs into a creative process and facility design scope. Recent projects include mAb-production and development facilities, vaccine facilities and in general next generation and multi-product facilities. Niels is heading NNE Pharmaplan’s Biopharmaceuticals design group and is currently engaged in single-use technology community work for industry organisations PDA and ISPE. He is also a member of PDA’s task force for Gene and Cell-Based Therapies. He holds the Certified Pharmaceutical Industry Professional™ certification from ISPE.