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Dr Cécile Brocard Director Downstream Development, Biopharma Process Science at Boehringer Ingelheim RCV GmbH & Co KG


Cécile Brocard studied Biochemistry and Molecular Cell Biology in France, holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Vienna (Austria) and has over 20-year experience in protein biochemistry. Currently she is leading Downstream Development in Process Science at Boehringer Ingelheim Regional Center Vienna. As Head of Downstream Development she is responsible for DSP processes development for non-platform recombinant proteins expressed in microbial including, clinical supplies for phase I/II/III and tech transfer to production. She heads a group composed of two downstream development units and a non-GMP pilot plant. Besides, she is critically involved in driving technology programs and strategic initiatives to develop innovation and improve process flows.

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