Dr. Dirk Kirschneck,
Managing Director, Microinnova Engineering GmbH, Allerheiligen/Austria
"Industry 4.0 will transform the chemical industry and will lead to
a new efficiency level in terms of speed, quality and resources."
Dr. Dirk Kirschneck is the founder and CEO of Microinnova Engineering GmbH. Based on his many years of research and development activities, he gained international reputation and is considered as one of the leading experts in the field of chemical process intensification and continuous manufacturing. He has held the position of the Key Researcher in five EU research projects in the 7th Framework Programme and Horizon 2020. He is the Industry Representative of the Austrian Chemical Society for the working group process intensification of the European ederation of Chemical Engineering EFCE. Dirk Kirschneck has been studying at the University of Hamburg and worked as a research associate at the Institute for Thermal Processes and Environmental Engineering at the Technical University of Graz. He regularly gives lectures and seminars at international academic and business conferences and seminars and writes for professional books as well as for specialist magazines.