Global RT&D Manager Drug Delivery at DSM Biomedical
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Jens Thies received his PhD from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh, under the supervision of Professor Ian Cowie, in 1998. Subsequently he undertook a post-doctoral position at DSM Research in the field of Rotaxanes. In 2000 he joined David Tirrell’s groups at Caltech as a visiting post-doctoral researcher, investigating recombinant protein engineering. He then joined DSM Research and initiated the functional coating platform, launching several products mainly in DSM’s Advanced Surface and Medical Coatings businesses. He is currently responsible for Research, Technology and Development of DSM Biomedical’s Drug Delivery business. Jens also holds an Executive Masters in Business Innovation from TiasNimbas Business School.