Reinier Grimbergen is an organic chemist by training and obtained his PhD in solid state chemistry at the Radboud University in Nijmegen. After his studies he joined Royal DSM, a Life Science and Material Science company and made his career in R&D and Innovation management with a focus on sustainable value creation. He held executive positions as VP R&D for the Resins Group and Director Science to Innovate reshaping the corporate research program of DSM. After having joined the Bolsius Group for 1 year Reinier has moved to TNO where he has been appointed as a Principal Consultant in 2021. His strategic focus is Industrial Transformation and amongst others he is supporting the business driven shared innovation programs VoltaChem and Brightsite. Next to his role at TNO he is Chairman of SusChem-NL NTP and member of the Board of SusChem ETP in Brussels. Reinier is married, has three children and lives close to the city of Roermond.
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