Dr. Christoph Heynen, Chief Technology Officer at Flottweg SE, is responsible for process engineering, centrifuge development, contract engineering, quality assurance, digitization and product management. He studied Mechanical Engineering and obtained a doctorate in the field of CAE systems. During his first industrial job, he worked at INA Schaeffler as a pre-developer and innovation manager. He then worked for the Reinhausen Machine Factory as Head of Innovation and for the Gustav Eirich Machine Factory as Head of Technology. In addition to the aforementioned areas, he was also responsible for plant engineering, order center, automation technology, industrial property rights, project management, prototype construction, and simulation in both companies.