Tilman Gocht is a Research Fellow at the University of Tuebingen in the Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. Over the last years he focused on the coordination of large-scale projects and is currently a member of the COACH Team within the SEURAT-1 Research Initiative, which is the biggest EU-project in the field of alternatives to animal testing. Tilman Gocht has a PhD in Geosciences with background in organic environmental chemistry and a focus on exposure assessment regarding the environmental fate of organic pollutants including the localisation of chemicals at the sub particle scale using methods of analytical microscopy.