Who Are We?

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Stepscience differentiate from competition by being tailored for the highly GMP-regulated pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

The entire pharmaceutical and life science industries manufacturing lifecycle is supported by us helping to set direction, assessing benefits of strategic investments and optimizing manufacturing and business processes. We assist our customers from Research and Development (R&D) to Commercial manufacturing.

Our highly qualified team combines a solid experience in the Pharmaceutical and Veterinary, Medicinal Cannabis, Cosmetics, Food Supplements and Medical Devices industries will support your business as it was ours.

Our goal is to help our customers to achieve and maintain GMP manufacturing excellence and assist them in the route to market.

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Our Vision

Stepscience differentiate from competition by being tailored for the highly GMP-regulated pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

The entire pharmaceutical and life science industries manufacturing lifecycle is supported by us helping to set direction, assessing benefits of strategic investments and optimizing manufacturing and business processes. We assist our customers from Research and Development (R&D) to Commercial manufacturing.

Our highly qualified team combines a solid experience in the Pharmaceutical and Veterinary, Medicinal Cannabis, Cosmetics, Food Supplements and Medical Devices industries will support your business as it was ours. Our goal is to help our customers to achieve and maintain GMP manufacturing excellence and assist them in the route to market.

Our Core Values

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INNOVATION

We are passionate to create innovative, practical, compliant and cost-effective solutions for our clients, strive to execute them effectively by actively engaging in incessant learning and development.

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TEAM WORK

We trust, respect each other and we believe that we perform at our best when we embrace our diversity and play on our different strengths.

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INTEGRITY​

We are committed to being honest and ethical in everything we do and make ourselves accountable for all our successes and failures.​

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COMMUNICATION

We strive to maintain pathways for clear and concise communication, and this ensures that everyone has an opportunity to be heard and their opinion is valued.

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CUSTOMER

We live our Values every day in order to exceed customer expectations.

Our Mission

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To help Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences companies bring products to market by providing flexible, compliant, cost-effective and future-proof solutions based on reliable project execution.

Team

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Aldo Vidinha

Aldo Vidinha

CEO & Founder

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  • Internationally experienced leader with over 12 years’ experience in pharmaceutical industry in areas such as Engineering, Validation & Qualification, GMP Compliance, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing.
  • Co-founder and former COO of Holigen, a Portuguese GMP Medicinal Cannabis licensed producer.
  • Project lead for CapEx projects up to € 18 million in major international pharmaceutical players.
  • Expert in Medicinal Cannabis industry, being the only Portuguese expert that has led and delivered a fully licensed Medicinal Cannabis company and facilities.
  • Highly driven and motivated leader experienced in business strategic thinking, building High Performance Teams and business consulting (executive and governance levels).
Nuno Santos Stepscience

Nuno Santos

Business Manager - Pharma

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  • Chemist with a post-graduation in business administration with over of 15 years of experience in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry, from Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) development to drug product manufacturing.
  • Quality Assurance professional with vast hands-on experience in production, project management, auditing, inspection and leading the approval of the licensing of pharmaceutical facilities by national and international regulatory bodies.
  • Project Manager for manufacturing of Drug Product owned by world’s top 5 pharmaceutical players.
  • Experience with Medicinal Cannabis, API, oral and parenteral Drug Product.
  • Leader Strongly committed to develop team members towards creation of high-performance teams.
Sérgio Guerreiro Stepscience

Sérgio Guerreiro

CQV Manager

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  •  Chemical Engineer with over 9 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, from parenteral to oral dosage forms
  •  Engineering professional with wide experience in Metrology, Validation & Qualification, Risk Assessment, Process Mapping and Auditing
  • Trained in Lean Six Sigma methodologies and experienced in delivering fully operational facilities and processes focused on achieving operational excellence
  • International experience in QMS system implementation
  • Experienced leader committed to the creation of motivated and highly devoted teams
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Ana Pereira

GMP Project Manager

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  • Chemist with a PhD in Biotechnology and a specialization in Management of Programs and Projects with over 8 years experience in diverse industries, including Pharmaceutical Industry Engineering professional with wide experience in Metrology, Validation & Qualification, Risk Assessment, Process Mapping and Auditing
  • Experienced Project Manager with PMP certification since 2016
  • Has managed several Drug Substance development and manufacturing projects, owned by major pharmaceutical players
  • Volunteer tutor in the Program “PMI at Schools” since 2016 and member of PMI Toastmasters Club since 2020
  • Leader committed to create a collaborative team environment

Partnerships

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