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.
Valerie Daldrup has many years of experience in various international projects, especially in cooperation with Asia, and has worked for various associations, international companies and research institutions. She is responsible for the coordination of the subproject at the University of Jena and is the contact person for people interested in founding a company and startups with an interest in internationalization, especially Japan.
Tanja Hünniger works in the Transfer and Entrepreneurship Office at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg and is responsible for the conception of various event and qualification formats as well as workshops for international students, people interested in founding a company and startups. She is the head of the Academy and provides advice and support to those interested in founding a company.
Martin Gothe is a consultant, lecturer and mentor with many years of international experience and our contact for startups interested in the Chinese market. He is our representative in Shanghai, conducts market reconnaissance trips and can establish contacts directly on site for startups interested in founding.
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.