Dr. Adam Raw is the Business Development manager for the Materials Science portfolio of MilliporeSigma a division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany. Dr. Raw received his Ph.D. in solid state chemistry from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a focus on transparent conductive oxides and energy storage materials. In his role managing industrial and academic partnership for innovation Dr. Raw has been involved in numerous academic and industrial consortia including the DoE SERIIUS joint US-India solar research initiative, the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology and the ESPRC SynBIM Project.