Speakers

Speakers

Experts for patenting & start-ups, scientists who have become entrepreneurs, colleagues analysing the potential of microfluidics, representatives of the open source community and a sociologist who speaks on innovation strategies in synthetic biology!

Ralf Wagner, professor at the university in Regensburg and expert on vaccine research will talk about his experience of founding the company GeneArt. more
Ulrich Kettling is an experienced biotechnology innovator and executive. He is responsible for Business Development at Cevec Pharmaceuticals. more
It has been a nice tradition that each Max Planck Institute hosting a MaxSynBio event is presenting one of its core research topics outside synthetic biology. Peer Fischer from the MPI-IS will give an insight into to his research on Micro, Nano, and Molecular Systems. more
Bernd Ctortecka, expert for patenting at Max Planck Innovation GmbH, will give an introduction to patenting and will assess your innovation ideas. more
Dr. Dieter Treichel is a patent and start-up manager and jointly responsible for the evaluation of the scientific background and economic potential of inventions from the Max Planck Society. more
Florine Maes, CEO of Emulseo - biofluidic technologies, will talk about her experience transferring technology from the wet bench to a company. more
Together with colleagues Tobias Neckernuß developed CellMOUSE and currently works on establishing a spin-off company with this technique. He will give a talk about this technique and its application. more
Adrian Zambrano is a postdoc in the lab of Dora Tang at the MPI in Dresden. In his research he applies microfluidic technologies and this made him think whether this technology is ready for the consumer market. He will give a critical analysis on the potential of microfluidics for commercial dissemination. more
Dr. Marco R. Cosenza is a biotechnology researcher in the field of cellular biology with a deep expertise in imaging techniques and analysis. Moreover, he is engaged in promoting innovation and education in biology through his role in Biotop Community Lab association. more
Clemens Blümel is a sociologist, specialising in the sociological studies of science and technology. He designed and implemented the MA Program "Science Studies" which has been successfully introduced at HU Berlin in 2012. more
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