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General Manager

Dr. Klaus Pellengahr, General Manager

Dr. Klaus Pellengahr is the General Manger of ORGANOBALANCE since July 2018. Before this he was leading the Business Development of ORGANOBALANCE since 2010. He holds a PhD in Molecular Biology and has been involved in numerous product developments based on microbial strains and enzymes. These included new applications in pharma, food, feed, biofuels and biocatalysis. Before starting at ORGANOBALANCE he worked as a project manager and Head of Molecular Biology at Direvo AG in Cologne and as Head of Business Development at c-LEcta GmbH in Leipzig.

Management Team

The Management Team from ORGANOBALANCE includes Dr. Klaus Pellengahr, Dr. Thomas Polakowski and Prof. Dr. Detlef Goelling

Dr. Thomas Polakowski, Head Research Human Health

Dr. Thomas Polakowski is leading the non-clinical research at ORGANOBALANCE since 2014. After receiving a PhD in biotechnology (Metabolic Engineering) from the TU Berlin he worked as a group leader at the former central research facility of Hoechst AG in Frankfurt am Main and as a scientific project leader at Jerini AG. This was followed by the position as Head of R&D Cooperations and Strategic Technology Assessment at the 3B Pharmaceuticals GmbH. He has comprehensive experience in the fields of project management, preclinical research and industrial biotechnology.

Prof. Dr. Detlef Goelling, Head Development & Production

Prof. Dr. Detlef Goelling has been the Director of the Development Department at ORGANOBALANCE since 2007. He is responsible in this capacity for process development and process optimisation. In the 10 years prior to commencing work at ORGANOBALANCE he was a group manager at DANISCO, where he was in charge of process development. He worked as a project manager at NOVARTIS. Detlef Goelling did his doctorate in the field of biotechnology and had a postdoctoral position at SCHERING AG. He has been an honorary professor at University of Applied Sciences Flensburg since 2007.


Our team comprises 30 highly qualified scientists of microbiology, molecular biology and biotechnology and committed technical assistants.


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