Dr.-Ing. Tim Böltken studied chemical engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and received his doctorate from the Institute of Micro Process Engineering in 2013. After graduating, he worked as a project manager in the chemical industry at hte GmbH before founding INERATEC in 2015. As CEO and co-founder, he is responsible for business development. In 2016, he was awarded the Peter and Luise Hager Prize for the best PhD at KIT. In 2018, the business magazine "Business Punk" ranked him among the top 100 innovators in Germany.