April 12, 2024

Smart Factory Roundtable

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About the event

Join Life Science manufacturing experts at Epista's Smart Factory Roundtable

Time and place

April 12, 2024
9:00 am
4:00 pm
Missionsstr. 21
4055 Basel, Switzerland

Why we need the Smart Factory

Biopharmaceutical production demands expertise, precision, and speed, but managing such complexity with isolated systems is a growing challenge. This is where smart factories come in, transforming workflows through digitalization and automation. 

Are you struggling to gain traction with your digital transformation in pharma operations? Do you dream of a future where AI-powered smart factories streamline operations, optimize processes, ensure quality, and ease the adoption of regulatory best practices?

Join us for an exclusive Smart Factory Roundtable hosted by Hernan Vilas, Head of Manufacturing Operations at Epista Life Science.

You’ll have the opportunity to connect with industry thought leaders like yourself & share insights across companies. What else can you expect?  


  • What does the factory of the future look like?   
  • BioPhorum Digital Plant Maturity Model (DPMM)  
  • How AI can revolutionize your operations 
  • “AI in pharmaceutical manufacturing” – Results of the industry survey   

Key Note Presentation

Thibaud Stoll, COO at Excelsus Structural Solutions (Swiss) AG, with a long history in biopharmaceutical operations at Lonza, Merck, Novartis etc. will provide the keynote presentation.  

Who should attend?

We address selected experts who are working in pharmaceutical production, quality control or supply chain. The event is reserved for professionals in Life Science organizations and registration is only accepted upon confirmation from Epista. If you know of someone who might be interested as well, please forward her/his contact data to us or send them the registration form by copying this link.

Note: To enable fruitful discussions, we are limiting the number of participants. We therefore recommend reserving your seat soon. 

If you have any questions, please send an email or give us a call at +45 4825 4500

Register for the Smart Factory Roundtable here


Hernan Vilas

Head of Manufacturing Operations
Epista Life Science

Thibaud Stoll

Chief Operating Officer at Excelsus Structural Solutions AG

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