Dr Thomas Exner is the Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) at Douglas Connect. Dr Thomas Exner studied chemistry and did his PhD at the Technische Universität Darmstadt. After a postdoctoral stay at the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, he was appointed an assistant professorship at the University of Konstanz in 2003.
S5: Open Science Applications
Chemical industries in the EU have to classify and label mixtures, from 1 June 2015, according to the European regulation on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures (CLP). Previous related European system on hazard classification and labelling of chemical products
The ever increasing variety of chemicals and nanomaterials that are in use or under consideration and the interest on designing new substances with improved functionalities that promise breakthroughs in modern science and technologies is associated with a key concern about safety of new materials.
Open source software enables efficient pre-competitive collaboration between academics and industry. Since the source code is open and available to everybody, both can use and enhance it to directly translate innovative scientific discoveries into practical applications.