Dr. Helmut Buschmann

Head of Chemistry,
Pharmaceutical Development and Patent Affairs


Helmut has a PhD in organic chemistry from the Rheinisch-Westfälisch Technische Hochschule Aachen and extensive industrial experience in analytical and medicinal chemistry, drug discovery and development, scale-up, pharmaceutical development, CMC, patent filing and prosecution. Helmut has over 30 years of international experience in drug discovery research and drug development in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology sectors, both in industry and academia. He has a long publication and patent record, being an author/co-author in more than 130 scientific publications, editor of various reference books and is a named inventor/co-inventor in more than 250 patent applications. Beside this he published 5 books and he acts as series editor of the book series "Methods and Principles in Medicinal Chemistry”.