Folker Steden Dr Schott Tubing

Folker Steden Dr

Folker Steden Dr Schott Tubing Senior Principal Expert, Director Product Management

Folker Steden graduated as a Chemist from the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University in Bonn Germany. After finishing his awarded PhD doctoral thesis in inorganic Chemistry at the Universities of Bonn Germany and Fredericton New Brunswick in Canada he transferred to the high tech Start-Up company belChem as the Head of R&D, responsible for product development and ramp-up. Fifteen years ago, he joined SCHOTT as a scientific Consultant for technical and pharmaceutical tubing applications. In the years 2010 to 2012 he was located in Shanghai responsible for Scientific Consulting, Business Development, and B&I activities in Asia. Since 2012, he has been leading the Product Management Team of the tubing division of SCHOTT. With his excellent scientific background and profound intercultural communication skills, he is working worldwide as a “missing link” between customers and local R&D units, focusing on future customer needs and presenting frequently at international conferences on subjects related to special glass for technical and pharmaceutical applications.