Dr. Oliver Pänke is head of Transfer at the University of Jena's Service Center for Research and Transfer and manages the University of Jena's subproject. He holds a doctorate in chemistry, has many years of experience in the field of start-ups and advises on issues including intellectual property rights.
Susanne Hübner heads the MLU ISC project and has been active in technology transfer and start-up consulting for over 15 years. Since 2017, she has been head of the Transfer and Start-Up Service at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and serves on the board of the Technology Alliance.
Utz Dornberger is Professor of Development Economics with a special focus on small and medium-sized enterprises and Director of the International SEPT Competence Center (SME Promotion and Training) at the University of Leipzig. His professional focus is on innovation management in small and medium-sized enterprises, promotion of entrepreneurship and the internationalization processes of companies.
Ede Möser works as a consultant in the start-up service of the University of Jena and is responsible for various event and qualification formats as well as workshops for international students, people interested in founding a company and start-ups. In particular, he is the contact person for the area of the Academy and startup ecosystems, but also provides advice and assistance to those interested in market exploration trips.
Kerstin Zippel has a wide range of international experience and works for both the international office and the start-up service of the University of Jena. In particular, she is the contact person for international partner universities and for start-up awareness.