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Hotel ODELYA Basel

Roundtable "The Factory of the Future"

December 9, 2022 | 9:00 - 16:30 | Basel

A day of networking with MES experts from the life sciences industry

NNIT is pleased to invite you to our Roundtable "Factory of the Future" on December 9th in Basel. Hernan Vilas, Global Head, CoE Digital Operations Solutions at Lonza, will facilitate this event.

At the roundtable, we will share knowledge and discuss important topics that will shape the future of pharmaceutical manufacturing.


Our Roundtable is an informal meeting for industry professionals, where we discuss real-life scenarios, learn from case studies and share best-practices with peers. This is the place where ideas for tomorrow's solutions are born.


  • MES Recipe Management
    Value of an enterprise-wide MES recipe management
    - Best practices for recipe management
    - How recipe management can support technical transfers
  • MES at CDMOs
    Specific production challenges of CDMOs and impact on MES
    - Benefits that MES provides specifically to CDMOs
    - How to grant customers access to production information
  • Manufacturing Digitalization in Cell&Gene Therapy
    Specific requirements and challenges of CGT manufacturing towards an MES
    - Overall IT/OT architecture for vein-to-vein therapies
  • Advanced Analytics / Production Dashboard
    MES as enabler of data integration and contextualization
    - Low-code MES enhancements (eg. MS Power-Apps, Tulip, etc.)


The event will focus on knowledge-sharing between peers and include sessions where the topics will be discussed together with Global Head of Production & Laboratory in NNIT, Thomas Halfmann, and Global Head, CoE Digital Operations Solutions in Lonza, Hernan Vilas.

We will start out with a morning coffee in Hotel ODELYA at 9 am. Lunch break around noon. The event will end at 4 pm.

Please note that we are approaching selected experts who are working in pharmaceutical production or SCM. It is not a training course. The event is therefore reserved for professionals in Life Sciences organizations and registration is only accepted upon confirmation from NNIT.

Please fill in your details below to sign up for the event:

Hotel ODELYA, Missionsstrasse 21, 4055 Basel, Switzerland

Hernan Vilas, Global Head, CoE Digital Operations Solutions, Lonza
Thomas Halfmann, AVP, Global Head Production & Lab, NNIT