Q.B. (Rinus) Broxterman (1956) got his PhD degree in 1985 at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) on an organic chemical topic. He worked for 3 years at an F & F company. From 1988 to April 2017 he worked for DSM in Geleen (NL) in several R&D functions. For more than 10 years he has been Corporate Scientist: responsible for the strategy and quality of the Chemistry &Catalysis competence area. From May 01, 2017, he is CTO of InnoSyn B V. InnoSyn BV is –since May 01, 2107 - an independent chemical process R&D company in Geleen (spin-out of the DSM).