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Peter van der Donk

Peter van der Donk is working as Business Developer Exact Sciences at IXA office UVA-HvA

Peter obtained his applied physics ir-degree at Eindhoven University of Technology. For his PhD in Physics he performed his research at Western University (previously UWO) in London, Canada and graduated at the TU Eindhoven, in 1993.

Over 20 years, Peter had several roles at AkzoNobel research and development. He started as researcher and project manager. In Bangalore (India) Peter has set-up a new innovation lab for color research. He also became department head, where he managed various groups supporting R&D; such as knowledge management, grant support, and regulatory affairs. His last role at AkzoNobel was Community of Practice leader Color and Effects. On a corporate level he was responsible for sharing best practices, internal alignment of activities, proposals for global color strategy, and coordination of external cooperations. As of November 2016, Peter joined the IXA team.

Areas of expertise: knowledge transfer, innovation, product development, valorization, IP management.

Contact details:
+31 (0)20 525 8553, p.vanderdonk@ixa.nl