Matthias Heschel PhD
Convatec, Copenhagen, Denmark

Matthias Heschel (PhD) is Vice President, Research & Development and Intellectual Property Rights, at Unomedical – a Convatec company. In his role, Dr. Heschel drives technology and product development for next generation infusion technology, focusing on robust, easy-to-use solutions suitable for extended wear, closed-loop systems. He has been with the company since 2011.

Dr. Heschel received a M. Sc. degree from Technical University Chemnitz, Germany, and a Ph.D degree from Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, both in Electrical Engineering. Prior to his assignment in Unomedical, he assumed the position of Vice President R& D at Hymite A/S, a provider of advanced encapsulation technologies for health care and other applications.

Dr. Heschel has authored or co-authored numerous publications and is named inventor on 20+ US andinternational patents.