Scientific Board

Dr. Franz Kricek (Ph.D.)
Born 1949

Since 1980Dr. Franz Kricek holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Biochemistry from the Technical University of Vienna
1975-1977Teacher for Chemistry and Physics, Piaristengymnasium Krems, Austria
1980Postdoctoral Fellow, Sandoz Research Institute, Vienna
1983Laboratory Head, Sandoz / Novartis Research Institute, Vienna
1990-1996Executive Board Member, Austrian Society for Genetics and Gene Technology
1997Project Team Head and international project team research representative for various Novartis research and development projects (University of Berne, Switzerland; The Scripps Institute, USA)
2000Novartis Leading Scientist
2004Laboratory Head Biology I; disease area: respiratory diseases (RD-ADV); Project Team Head
2009CEO of NBS-C BioScience & Consulting GmbH


Professional interests: Molecular Biology, (first introduction and establishment of recombinant DNA technology at Sandoz Research Institute Vienna), gene expression/ protein purification, phage display technology; immunological in-vitro methods, cell culture, surface plasmon resonance technology.

 Editorial Board: The Open Allergy Journal (Bentham Science Publishers).


Dr. Herbert Syrowatka (PH.D.)
Born 1940

Since 1969Dr. Herbert Syrowatka holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the University Vienna
1970Head of QC department "Heilmittelwerke Wien"
1972Boehringer Ingelheim Austria GmbH as Head of QC, notified to the Austrian authorities as a "Kontrollleiter" and later also as a Qualified Person
1995-1998Lecturer at the Pharmaceutical Institute of the University Vienna
2002GMP project for Boehringer Ingelheim South Korea

Founder and proprietor of QSC - Quality Systems Consulting GmbH.
Independent consultant and Qualified Person


Dr. Herbert Syrowatka has more than 30 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, especially in QC and QA activities for pharmaceutical and biotechnology production.