Henk Noorman Corporate Science Fellow Engineering SciencesDSM Biotechnology CenterHenk Noorman was trained as Chemical Engineer from Groningen University (NL). He obtained a PhD in Biotechnology from Delft University of Technology (NL), on microbial systems modeling. He became a post-doc fellow in a Nordic research consortium, coordinating a fermentation scale-up project among academic groups in Sweden, Denmark and Norway. He then joined Gist-brocades and DSM in Delft (NL) and worked on fermentation process development and large-scale implementation projects, mainly in the area of antibiotics, food ingredients, biofuels and bio-based chemicals. He also has been project manager for innovation projects and resource manager. Henk Noorman is currently working as Corporate Science Fellow Engineering Sciences in the DSM Biotechnology Center and involved in numerous projects in Industrial Biotechnology, Food Specialties, Anti-Infectives and the Corporate Research Program. In addition, he is honorary professor at the Technical University Delft, conducting research and teaching in Bioprocess Design and Integration.