Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Jobs

Function

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.

Members

Co-ordinator

Dr. Claus Kremoser Phenex Pharmaceuticals AG

Experts from the following companies

Dr. Henning Afflerbach Navigo Proteins GmbH
Dr. Michael Burnet Synovo GmbH
Dr. Anna Carina Eichhorn humatrix AG
Michael H. Föhlings TRON gGmbH
Dr. Gottfried W. Freier Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
Mara Funda Bayer AG
Dr. Jan Gradel Sino German Hi-Tech Park Holding GmbH & Co. KG
Andrea Herbert BioSpring GmbH
Dr. Sarah Krüger Bayerische Patentallianz GmbH
Dr. Ulrich Reineke 3B Pharmaceuticals GmbH
Dr. Antje Rötger Carpegen GmbH
Prof. Dr. Helga Rübsamen-Schaeff AiCuris Anti-infective Cures GmbH
Oliver Schacht, PhD Curetis GmbH
Claus Schalper XL-protein GmbH
Dr. Jan Schmidt-Brand Heidelberg Pharma AG
Dr. Christian Thirion SIRION GmbH
Dr. Sylvia Wojczewski BioSpring GmbH