David Estapé, is Technology Manager at the Global Life Sciences & Chemicals Business Unit of M+W Group, a leading global engineering and construction partner for technology-based clients in segments like pharmaceutical and biotechnology. David Estapé holds a Ph.D. degree in Chemical engineering from the University of Barcelona (Spain). He has been at M+W Group since 1996. He has over 19 years international experience in facility design and GMP consulting within the biotech, vaccine and blood plasma pharmaceutical sectors for start-ups to lead pharmaceutical companies such as Roche, GSK, Novartis, DSM, Sanofi, etc. His corporate function in the M+W Group focus on strategic developments in the different areas worldwide, technology transfer, regulatory requirements and new technologies.