Since joining HGF in 2017, Mat has handled the drafting and prosecution of patent applications across a wide range of chemical subject matter, including pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical formulations, agrochemicals, alloys, medical devices, functionalised surfaces and surface coatings, and nano-materials.
Mat has a First Class Masters Degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, as well as a PhD in Surface Chemistry from the same institution. His doctoral research focussed on the development of self-assembled monolayers and their potential to create molecular-scale structures on surfaces.
After completing his PhD, Mat worked as a Research Associate investigating polymer coatings as anti-fouling surfaces and nutrient-sensing layers.
First Class, University of Sheffield (2010)
Nanochemistry / Surface Chemistry, University of Sheffield (2014)
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HGF is pleased to invite you to our upcoming German-language webinar in cooperation with the BVIZ on “In- and Out-licensing of Technologies” on 16th of November 2023. The webinar will …Event details
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