Sebastian Härtner

Process Development – Principal Project Lead, Merck Electronics


In 2003 he gained his diploma of chemistry at the university of Marburg and finished his PhD in applied physical chemistry in 2006. He joined Merck in 2006 as lab manager for quality control. In 2009 he took over the group lead for process intensification. He led different worldwide projects for NPI and new technology implementations with focus on process intensification. Since 2018 he is the portfolio / innovation manager in the engineering department and the principal project lead for the smart manufacturing initiative in Merck. He describes himself as: a curious chemist in the process development engineering department, bringing forward smart manufacturing for Merck and being the ambassador for modular production ensuring the future for our children.