Dirk Osterloh graduated with a degree in process engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Düsseldorf, Germany. Almost 30 years ago, he started working for world-leading companies in microtechnology, biomedical engineering and the pharmaceutical industry in Germany and the USA.

Ever since, he has successfully held engineering, leadership and management positions and many years in research and development. He took responsibility for product development programs of high-tech analytical and IVD microsystems for point-of-care, critical care, laboratory automation and analytical applications and their commercialization to market.

Dirk Osterloh is involved in numerous invention disclosures, patents on microfluidic applications, design elements and functions. Through his many years of experience, he has gained deep knowledge of trends, technologies and innovations.