Dr. Maurits van Tol, Borealis Group - Qepler Summits And Conferences

Dr. Maurits van Tol

Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology
Borealis Group
Linz, Austria
Borealis Group

Maurits van Tol is Senior Vice President Innovation & Technology and joined Borealis in 2012 after spending about 19 years in the chemical industry with DSM, holding various international managerial roles. He has a broad experience in senior leadership positions in R&D and in marketing as well as in business development, and in senior general management roles such as VP bio-based chemicals and materials, VP for R&D, Innovation, Business Development, IPR and Licensing in the rubber industry and as Business Manager for Oil Additives.

Maurits van Tol graduated, with a Masters in Chemistry, from Leiden University in The Netherlands, during which time he spent a year at UEA Norwich, UK. He holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Leiden University with a part of the work done at UC Berkeley, USA. He holds 18 patents to his name and he has published over 30 scientific articles. His research was amongst others honoured by the Royal Dutch Chemical Society and Leiden University.

Maurits also serves on the Advisory Board of OCSiAl, a leading player in the carbon nanotechnology space.

Related Sessions:

R&D Transformation
Summit 2018

Review and apply the latest solutions and technologies for greater R&D process efficiency and speed to market.
  • 27 Sep 2018
  • Berlin, DE
  • Technology
Day 1: Thursday, 27 September 2018
CASE STUDY: R&D portfolio management in practice – the Borealis way.

As leading innovator in the Polyolefins space, Borealis’ employees and partners have many more ideas than we can handle.

  • How to select the most promising ideas?
  • Who is actually involved in the decision making?
  • How do we keep the R&D and Innovation portfolio consistent, but not rigid?
  • What is the role of top management?
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