Dr. Kirsten Markgraf, Celanese - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Kirsten Markgraf

Manager Product Development EM Europe,
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Celanese Corporation - The Chemistry Inside Innovation

Kirsten Markgraf studied Chemistry at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and graduated in Organic Chemistry in cooperation with the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1996.

She received her Doctoral degree in Macromolecular Chemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. She joined Celanese in 2004, after working in the R&D department of Bayer AG, and is currently leading the product development team in Europe.

With more than 10 years of experience in engineering polymers in different roles in the T&I department of Celanese, she has presented several papers and holds numerous patents. Her current research interests are related to engineering thermoplastics and elastomers. She works closely with customers and the marketing team to create new products and technologies to meet the current and future demands of the industry.

Related Sessions:

Pre-Filled Syringes
Summit 2018

Enhance a fully integrated system approach for developing pre-filled syringes to maintain patient centricity.
  • 31 May 2018
  • Berlin, DE
  • Pharma
Day 2: Friday, 01 June 2018
CASE STUDY: Smart material selection for quiet, smooth-sliding medical devices including new color concept.
  • Basics of rubber composition and properties.
  • Material selection to guarantee highest compatibility with injectable drugs.
  • Key properties for plungers: gliding force and compatibility.
  • Ageing effect and temperature influence on gliding behaviour of elastomeric plungers.
  • Container closure integrity tests for Pre-Filled Syringes.
  • Ongoing developments in rubber for Pre-Filled Syringes.
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