Piergiuseppe Nestola is a Global Vaccines Technology consultant at Sartorius Stedim Biotech where he is responsible for providing scientific leadership and identifying the best technologies and processes for the vaccine segment. Prior to joining Sartorius he worked for several years at Janssen Vaccines AG in Bern (CH) as a scientist and team leader in the process development group. In this role he was involved in the development and scaling up of both viral vectors and protein based vaccines. Since 2018 Piergiuseppe has also been acting as judge at the Mass challenge and Bioexpert network incubators supporting start-up life science companies.
Piergiuseppe holds a PhD degree in Chemical and Biochemical engineering from Universidade Nova de Lisboa (PT) where he performed his research at iBET and developed virus purification processes for vaccines and gene therapies. Piergiuseppe has a Master Degree in Industrial Biotechnology from University of Turin (IT) and a certificate in disruptive innovation from IMD Business School, Lausanne (CH).