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Managing Director - CTO, NETZSCH Process Intelligence


Only a few people in the world share his level of composite knowledge. Dr. Alexander Chaloupka is a polymer expert at heart. After studying physics, he started his career at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology in Augsburg at the department of thermophysical & chemical analysis and rheology. Moving to the Analyzing & Testing Business of the NETZSCH Group he continued his professional journey. With 10+ years of experience in Research & Development, Sales and General Management, he founded sensXPERT in 2021, where he is running NETZSCH’s first Corporate Venture as CTO.

About NETZSCH Process Intelligence GmbH

Founded in 2021, sensXPERT is a technology brand of NETZSCH Process Intelligence GmbH, a corporate venture of the NETZSCH Group. sensXPERT provides data-driven manufacturing solutions that help customers in the plastics processing industry increase their productivity in real time.The company combines advanced measurement hardware and material science with the artificial intelligence of machine learning software to characterize material behavior in sync with the machine and cavity, increasing process efficiency, reliable reproducibility and consistent product quality by detecting, evaluating and controlling all critical influencing factors. The intelligent technology supports all major thermoset and thermoplastic processing techniques.Headquartered in Selb, Germany, sensXPERT builds on over 50 years of materials expertise and experience in sensor technology and is supported by a group-wide talent pool of more than 4,000 employees.