Michael Gross is the Principal Consultant of Chimera Consulting®, specialising in quality assurance, regulatory affairs and technical development of drugs, biologics, medical devices and combination products. He also heads the Combination Product Training Institute®, which provides professional training programs on combination product topics. Michael holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry and conducted post-doctoral research in biochemistry at the National Institutes of Health. He is a former FDA reviewer and inspector. Michael worked for 30 years in senior quality, compliance and regulatory affairs roles for a number of large and small pharmaceutical and medical device companies. Today, he provides an influential industrial perspective on the regulation of combination products and is a frequent speaker on combination products topics and has published numerous articles in regulatory and scientific publications.