Lana Borukhova

Head of Drug Substance Continuous Manufacturing: Industrial Strategy and Implementation, Sanofi


Lana Borukhova is leading the industrial implementation of continuous manufacturing for drug substance at Sanofi France. Her team is responsible for industrialization of new products at manufacturing organization. She defended her Ph.D. thesis in 2016 on Flow reactor networks for the integrated synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Volker Hessel in collaboration with Ajinomoto OmniChem N.V.. She started her carrier at Janssen Pharmaceutica as a Process Engineer in API Small Molecule Development. Subsequently, she moved to Innosyn B.V. to specialize in delivering sustainable solutions within process engineering using continuous processing. She relied on data-rich experimentation to rapidly optimize and develop continuous processes for pharmaceutical, fragrance and polymer-based products. Her current interest lies in advanced process control and hybrid manufacturing.