Philippe Rychen

Global Director of Innovation, Ovivo


Philippe Rychenis Global Director ofInnovation at OVIVO-Group. He is a Chemical engineer, B.Sc.degreefrom technical universityof chemistryin Strasbourg(France)and a M.Sc. degree from an applied technical university in Aalen (Germany).He has more than 30years’ experiencein water treatment area, mainly in process engineering, R&Dand managing High-tech Startups. He worked forOVIVO (and former CHRIST) withinR&Dand process engineeringand business developmentfor over20years now and has mainly beenin charge in Development and Innovation in theUPW-reclaim and wastewater technologies for semiconductorindustry.He has numerous technical -and scientific publications and main author of several patents.He is active IRDS team memberfor UPW.