Dr Braun is a trained pharmacist with more than 15 years of experience in Drug Product Development. He received his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Technology at the University of Bonn and started his career in pharmaceutical industry as Head of Pharmaceutical Development at Rentschler Pharma. In 2006 Michael joined Boehringer Ingelheim and worked in different positions with increasing responsibility within Pharmaceutical Development and R&D Project Management. Since 2014 he is Director Late Stage Drug Product Development and responsible for process development and scale-up of solid and liquid orals, parenterals and inhalative NCE products. This also includes product transfers to operations, launch support and preparation of submission documentation.