Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Jobs


The main aims of this working group are to support the implementation of the German Federal Government’s High Tech Strategy by developing concrete showcase projects in cooperation with the member companies, especially as regards innovation and jobs in small and medium-sized enterprises in the overlapping fields of red and industrial (white) biotechnology; to contribute to the German economic initiative, the Federation of German Industries’ (BDI) Initiative - Innovation Strategies and Knowledge Management; to design a road map for the biotechnology markets; and to work with the CDU Economic Committee’s Commission on Growth and Innovation on the design of a showcase project.



Dr. Claus Kremoser Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG

Experts from the following companies

Bastian Bartsch Netzwerk für Lab-on-a-Chip-Technologien
Dr. Jürgen Bauer EMBLEM Technology Transfer GmbH
Dr. Siegfried Bialojan Ernst & Young GmbH
Dr. Michael Burnet Synovo GmbH
Dr. Anna Carina Eichhorn humatrix AG
Mara Funda Bayer AG
Dr. Gottfried Freier Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Dr. Bernward Garthoff BIO.NRW Cluster Biotechnologie NRW
Dr. Hermann Heumann Silantes GmbH
Dr. Jörg.-M. Hollidt in.vent Diagnostica GmbH
Dr. Erik Hoppe Bioventure Consulting GmbH
Dr. Claus Kremoser Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG
Dr. Torsten Neuefeind Proteros biostructures GmbH
Dr. Ralf Pasternack Zedira GmbH
Dr. Ulrich Reineke 3B Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Dr. Antje Rötger Carpegen GmbH
Prof. Dr. Helga Rübsamen-Schaeff AiCuris Anti-infective Cures GmbH
Dr. Jan Schmidt-Brand Heidelberg Pharma GmbH
Dr. Julia Schüler BioMedServices
Dr. Martin Sundermann Osborne Clarke
Dr. Christian Tidona BioMed X GmbH
Dr. Christian Thirion SIRION GmbH
Andre van Hall BioCampus Cologne Grundbesitz GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Sylvia Wojczewski BioSpring GmbH
André Zöller Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Germany) GmbH