Gunnar Kaßberg is responsible for the coordination of the project in Leipzig and works as a lecturer and consultant. He has many years of experience in various international projects, including cooperation with China and Vietnam, as well as experience in start-up consulting and technology transfer. He has worked for international organizations such as the GIZ, the start-up initiative SMILE or the UFZ.
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.