Get to know us

We are creators, thinkers and supporters with an entrepreneurial spirit. Our team and our network consist of life science experts and scientists, successful entrepreneurs, investors and innovators. Together, we pursue the vision of building a sustainable life science start-up community and promoting mutual exchange through the innovative concept of the life science factory. In every idea we see the minds behind it and in every project the power of action that flows into it.

dr. Petra runge-wollmann

Life Science Community Manager

»my super power is networking – i enjoy supporting entrepreneurs and people interested in start-ups and matching them with relevant players within our community. i am fascinated by the inspiring energy of the life science community, which acts as a catalyzer for innovations.«
+49 171 2624634

Sten Küster

Event & Program Coordinator


»supporting life science founders and interested people on their individual way with exciting event formats and programs is my motivation. the life science factory is a part of the life science community in göttingen and sees itself as an incubator for innovative life science start-ups.«
+49 171 1164955

svenja hodel

Communication Manager

»no matter if it’s insights into our work, news in the life science industry or upcoming events – we always keep you up to date. as part of the life science factory, it is a pleasure for me to be in contact with founders and interested individuals and to support them with relevant information and offers.«
+49 151 50858994

irina reimer

Operations Manager

»as the saying goes: ‘new paths are made by walking’. on this journey, our aim is to accompany founders and to be their sparring partners. in this context it is particularly exciting for me to take part in developing such an innovative concept in the field of life science entrepreneurship and to design the associated processes in terms of new work.«
+49 175 7934152

maximilian bieker

Community Assistant

»i am excited to be part of the innovation we are creating with our vision within the german life science community. i am looking forward to working with start-ups in the areas of additive and conventional manufacturing processes in order to develop the first haptic functional prototype together with the teams.«

Marco Janezic

Managing Director


»there has not been anything like this concept of the life science factory in all of europe so far. together with partners and the local startup community, we aim to create attractive offerings and provide space for young startup teams to maximize their prospects of entrepreneurial success.«

dr. sven wagner

Managing Director


»innovation is a constant driving force, which has been propelling sartorius forward throughout its approximately 150-year corporate history. It is our core mission to turn the renowned science location of göttingen into a recognized launch pad for startups with the help of the life science factory.«

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