Tine Hardeman studied Polymer Chemistry at the University of Leuven and received her MSc in 2013. She acquired a PhD for her dissertation on the controlled synthesis of conjugated polymers in 2017. After gaining R&D experience at Kaneka Belgium, Tine started her career at Datwyler in 2018 as Manager Material Development. In this role, she is working on the development of new rubber formulations, raw material management, and helping customers with rubber compound-related questions, among other things.
Additionally, she has been focusing on the field of Extractables & Leachables, where her detailed knowledge of rubber formulations provides an interesting perspective.