Jens Thies received his PhD from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh in 1998. Subsequently he undertook post-doctoral positions at DSM Research (Netherlands) and California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He joined DSM Performance Materials Research in 2001 and initiated the Functional Coating Innovation platform known today as DSM’s Advanced Solar Business Unit.
Jens is an inventor of more than 40 patent families and has successfully lead products development in several DSM businesses including: Functional Materials, Solar, Medical Coatings and Drug Delivery. He is currently the global lead scientist within DSM Biomedical as Senior Science Fellow. Jens also holds an Executive Masters in Business Innovation from TIAS Business School (2010)
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Joachim Miguel Oliveira, PhD is a Principal Investigator
“Investigador FCT 2012 and Investigador FCT 2015”
at the PT Government Associate Laboratory ICVS/3B’s.
Prof. Dr. Lorenzo Moroni studied Biomedical Engineering
at Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy, and Nanoscale
Sciences at Chalmers Technical University, Sweden.
Dr. Samuel M. Hudson was educated at
North Carolina State University and holds a doctorate
in Fiber and Polymer Science
George Mihov is a Science Fellow at DSM Biomedical.
His focus areas of research are Drug Delivery
Phil Coates has a major research in-process measurements
on polymers,real time computer control, analysis
and computer modelling of polymer processing.
In 2001 he joined DSM Performance Materials Research
and initiated the Functional Coating Innovation platform
known today as DSM's Advanced Solar Business Unit.
Robert Howard Grubbs is an American chemist and
the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at
the California Institute of Technology in Southern California.
In 2014, Patricia was appointed associate professor
at TU/e and in 2017 full professor of Biomedical Materials.
Harm-Anton Klok is Full Professor at the Institutes of
Materials and Chemical Sciences and Engineering at
the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.
Anne Ritter holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry
from ETH Zurich. She started at Evonik in Germany
Jerome Vachon worked from 2006 to 2008 at the University
of Groningen on synthesis and grafting on surface of
molecular motors towards the visulisation of theirmotion by
Since 2015 Christian is working as Device Development
Engineer and Principal Engineer in the global unit Pen
Platform Development at Sanofi
Christine Jerome completed her PhD in
the field of electropolymerization in 1998 at
the University of Liege, Belgium.
Dimitri Ivanov is a Research Director at the
French CNRS at the 'Institut de Sciences des Matériaux
de Mulhouse'- IS2M (UMR 7361).