Head of Unit
Engineering & Utilities
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António Cunha is the Coordinator of the Pilot Plant Unit – iBET Health & Pharma Division.
António Cunha is graduated in Chemical Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico from Universidade de Lisboa.
Coordinator of Pilot Plant Unit since 1993. Major research area is the process development and scale-up of manufacturing processes for the production of complex biopharmaceuticals, including antibodies and other recombinant proteins using different expression system (bacteria, yeast, animal and insect cell cultures). Current interests include the development of advanced control strategies for high cell density cultures of bacterial and yeast cultures aiming at optimization of recombinant proteins expression.