Josef Trapl is active as a Global Technology Manager within the M+W Group based in Stuttgart, Germany with responsibility for the Pharma and Medical Device sectors. He holds a Master of Chemical Engineering (MChE) degree from Graz University of Technology, Austria and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Mannheim Business School, Germany. He has been with the M+W Group since 2000 in varying leadership positions and provides professional project expertise in serving the Life Science industry with consulting, design and build capabili-ties. He specializes in consultancy for Fill & Finish, Oral Solid Dosage (OSD) and Medical Device facilities. In his actual corporate function he focuses on industry trends, new technologies, tech-nology transfer, operational efficiencies, regulatory requirements and strategic development within M+W’s global footprint.