Dr. Gerhard Noelken studied Human Medicine in Mainz (Germany) and worked as a scientist in Toxicology, Pharmacology and Clinical Research before becoming Head of High Throughput Screening for Aventis in Frankfurt.
After a sabbatical in Molecular Biology with Biotech Australia he took over responsibility for Aventis R&D Informatics as the Frankfurt Site Head in 1996.
Moving to Pfizer in 2001, Gerhard worked as Site Head for Discovery Research Informatics in Sandwich, UK. Since 2007 he was the Global Business IT Lead for Pfizer Pharmaceutical Sciences. Gerhard is a cofounder of the Allotrope Foundation for analytical chemistry data.
In 2016 Gerhard left Pfizer to set-up his own consultancy Data4Lab Ltd.
He now works for the Pistoia Alliance as the Project Manager for “Lab of the Future”.
Gerhard’s key interest areas are: