BIA Separations, now a Sartorius company, develops and manufactures market-leading CIM® monolithic chromatographic columns for purification and analysis of large biomolecules, such as viruses, plasmids and mRNA, which are applied in cell and gene therapies. BIA’s Cornerstone® Biomanufacturing Development Services are the result of more than 20 years hands-on experience with the most challenging biopharmaceutical products.  BIA offers a comprehensive approach of integrated process development solutions and novel technology designed to improve the robustness and yield of large biomolecules production, while improving the safety of therapeutic products. BIA's technology for manufacturing-scale purification is already used in production of the first commercialized advanced therapeutics; BIA also has a keen presence with novel drug candidates in the clinical pipeline.


Team Members


Rok Sekirnik

Head of Process Development & Messenger Ribonucleic Acid

Ana Ferjancic Budihna

Ana Ferjancic Budihna

Associate Scientist

Simon Staubach

Simon Staubach

Product Specialist


Matthias Mueller

Product Manager Benchtop Bioreactors