Problem Solver

Robert Gruetzmacher

Robert Gruetzmacher

Areas Robert Gruetzmacher is Knowledgeable in:

Technology Tranfer, Licensing, Match-Making, Sourcing technology, agriculture and food

Techniques Robert Gruetzmacher Uses:

Searching for related prior work, networking to identify those who have worked on similar problems, application of experience and use of the newest techniques, common logic

Robert Gruetzmacher's Problem Solving Skills:

  1. IP Sourcing-extensive in-licensing while at DuPont, current position offers that service, trained in IP legal matters and a Cer
  2. Material Science-NIH Postdoc at CRWU in Macromolecular Science Dept., Advisor to that group to date, DuPont experience
  3. Research-estimate 35 years connected with various levels of research acitivity with DuPont, on-the-job training, external train
  4. Solid-phase protein, nucleic acid immobilization (on the job experience) and formal training at Tufts University
  5. Business-46 years experience with DuPont, formal training at Northwestern, Babson, U of I.
  6. Chemistry-DuPont experience, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University
  7. Chem Eng.-Industrial experience, polymer synthesis and processing, formulation, photopolymers, composites
  8. Life Science-Venture manager, industrial microbiological systems, human immunodiagnostics
  9. Marketing-DuPont Printing and Imaging Systems, Rutgers University-marketing technology and IP portfolios
  10. Technical Writing-Managed contracts with Innocentive, NineSigma and; assisted in technical writing and assis

Robert Gruetzmacher's Problem Solving Experience:

  1. Developed a user-friendly process of use to prepare DuPont's photopolymer printing plates. Solved many customer-related problems that were encountered when this product was rolled out.
  2. Developed a magnetic-based immunodiagnostic process to detect syphilis
  3. Synthesized copolymers of sugars amino acids yielding candidate materials for biocompatible implantable prosthetics.
  4. Invented and developed a photopolymer based flexographic printing plate. Solved an ozone cracking problem with that product. Developed and patented a coating on that product to enhance printing quality
  5. Develped business that sells consumables and equipment for the detection of pathogens in the food industry
  6. Developed kit-based immunoassay to detech HSV in pregnant female
    Develped business that sells consumables and equipment for the detection of pathogens in the food industry