Jochen Heinz Transcoject GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Jochen Heinz holds a M.Eng. in Material-Science and Technology and a Ph.D. from a cooperation of the university of Clausthal and Schott-Glass on Glass-Platinum interactions. From there he continued since 1991 as a scientist at SCHOTT central research working on different topics of material- and technology-developments. In 1995 within Schott-Glass he joined the pharmaceutical packaging unit with the task to development the polymer TOPAS for the use in pharmaceutical packaging and according prefillible containers including their production tech-nology. This became the Schott-Topac-System. Since 1999 he became responsible for the New Product Development of the Pharmaceutical Packaging unit. He left Schott in 2001 and joined Transcoject a manufacturer of Medical Devices. He set up an aseptic filling operation and worked beside development in differ-ent functions. Actually he is Director of Development and Technology of the company. Since about 2000 Trancoject is developing prefillable containers of COC and since about 2005 of prefillable COP and COC syringes with a portfolio from 0.3ml to 250ml.