Rainer Kramer, Ph.D.

Subject Matter Expert: Drug Substance/HPAPI

Rainer Kramer is a Group Leader in API Development Services at Lonza’s site in Visp, Switzerland, where he leads a group of process chemists dedicated to the development and scale-up of processes for the manufacture of small-molecule active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). Rainer joined Lonza in 2009 as Process Chemist, focusing on the development, optimization, and transfer of Good Manufacturing Process (GMP) processes. Rainer received his Diploma in Chemistry from the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg, followed by a doctorate in Organic Chemistry from the same institution. He completed his postdoctoral work as a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at Stanford University.