Dr. Hans-Peter Meyer


Hans-Peter holds a PhD in microbiology from the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). After 3 years of post-gradual and post-doctoral studies in biochemical engineering in Stockholm, at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and Lehigh University (Bethlehem, USA), he became a member of the Institute of Biotechnology, established at the time by Armin Fiechter at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich. Finally, he joined the Lonza biotech pioneering team after four years at the ETHZ as group leader and lecturer.
Bioprocessing USP & DSP. Planning, realisation and management of pilot & manufacturing plants. Contract manufacturing. Pharmaceuticals and intermediates. Economic and technical process evaluation. Market considerations & strategic development. Biology & organic chemistry. Hans-Peter Meyer was member of the biotechnology founding team of intra-preneurs within Lonza. His first duties were the planning, investment, commissioning and running of the first piloting and manufacturing facilities, as well as co-operations with overseas manufacturing partners. As a member of the executive team, he was mainly responsible for R&D and manufacturing improvement. After 30 years in the industry, he retired as Lonza VP “Strategic Projects Biotechnology” and a number of other executive positions in sales & marketing. After his retirement, he joined the faculty of the Applied University Western Switzerland in Sion.