Heini Virtanen

MSc (Tech.), Bioprocess & Food Engineering

Medical Devices

Heini Virtanen

Heini Virtanen works at Measurlabs as a medical device testing expert, specializing in biocompatibility assessments. She also coordinates cosmetics testing projects relating to microbiological quality, chemical safety, and product claim substantiation.

Heini holds an MSc (Tech.) in bioprocess and food engineering from Aalto University. She has previously worked as a research scientist at the Finnish Technical Research Center VTT, as an R&D specialist and process chemist at the pharmaceutical company Orion, and as a production engineer at nanoparticle engineering company Nanoform.

Academic publications

While working at VTT, Heini co-authored several scientific papers, including the following:

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