Participants

 

Daniel Adler
City of Dusseldorf

Daniel Adler

Project Manager
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Daniela Arruda Costa
Capricorn Venture Partners NV

Daniela Arruda Costa

Investment Analyst
Capricorn Venture Partners NV (Belgium)
Adrian Bannera
City of Dusseldorf

Adrian Bannera

Intern
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Selma Baouch
AKD N.V.

Selma Baouch

Advocaat
AKD N.V. (Netherlands)
Healthcare
Jakob Biesterfeldt
Cogniance

Jakob Biesterfeldt

Executive Director
Cogniance (Denmark)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Christophe Bodin
CBO Consulting

Christophe Bodin

Director
CBO Consulting (Belgium)
Romain Bouttier
Romain Bouttier

Romain Bouttier

Project officer
EASME (Belgium)
Michael Brandkamp
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management

Michael Brandkamp

Chief Executive Officer
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management (Germany)
Healthcare
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Cleantech
Eduardo Bundyra
Essex Innovation

Eduardo Bundyra

Private Equity Investor
Essex Innovation (Switzerland)
Jens Busse
Evonik Venture Capital

Jens Busse

Investment Manager
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Roel Callebaut
Finindus NV

Roel Callebaut

Investment Analyst
Finindus NV (Belgium)
Laura Cerni
Smart Health Cluster FVG

Laura Cerni

Cluster Manager
Smart Health Cluster FVG (Italy)
Healthcare
Frank Claassen
Newion Partners BV

Frank Claassen

Managing Partner
Newion Partners BV (Netherlands)
Luca Colciago
Kreos Capital

Luca Colciago

General Partner
Kreos Capital (United Kingdom)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Cleantech
Claudia Colciago
MTIP

Claudia Colciago

Investment Associate
MTIP (Switzerland)
Healthcare
Fabrizio Conicella
Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero Spa

Fabrizio Conicella

General Manager
Bioindustry Park Silvano Fumero Spa (Italy)
Allesia de Marinis
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Allesia de Marinis

Corporate Relationship Manager
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (Italy)
Nathalie Debaes
ACTPHAST 4.0

Nathalie Debaes

Central Outreach Coordinator & Project Finances
ACTPHAST 4.0 (Belgium)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Christian Dinnus
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia

Christian Dinnus

Consultant
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia (Germany)
Olivier Edwards
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Olivier Edwards

Senior Counsel, Co-Chair of the Silicon Valley Europe Desk
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (France)
Ulrich Eisele
Fluxunit - OSRAM Ventures

Ulrich Eisele

Managing Director
Fluxunit - OSRAM Ventures (Germany)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Ariunsaikhan Enebish
NRW.INVEST GMBH

Ariunsaikhan Enebish

Assistant
NRW.INVEST GMBH (Germany)
Debora Facchini
Aster S. Cons. P.A.

Debora Facchini

Communication and External Relations Dept. Manager
Aster S. Cons. P.A. (Italy)
François Feige
Brightlands Innovation Factory

François Feige

General Partner
Brightlands Innovation Factory (Netherlands)
Rolf Fellmann
fellmann Sales Performance & Solution

Rolf Fellmann

Managing Director
fellmann Sales Performance & Solution (Germany)
Donata Folesani
Aster S. Cons. P.A.

Donata Folesani

project manager
Aster S. Cons. P.A. (Italy)
Nils-Olof Forsgren
Uminova Innovation

Nils-Olof Forsgren

CEO
Uminova Innovation (Sweden)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Klemens Gaida
Digital Innovation Hub Düsseldorf / Rheinland

Klemens Gaida

CEO
Digital Innovation Hub Düsseldorf / Rheinland (Germany)
Patrick Gao
CENTI Group

Patrick Gao

Partner
CENTI Group (United Kingdom)
Paul Gillespie
Gillamor Stephens

Paul Gillespie

Partner
Gillamor Stephens (United Kingdom)
Thomas York Goetz
Weigel Corporate Finance

Thomas York Goetz

Vice President Investments
Weigel Corporate Finance (Switzerland)
Sebastian Grabert
Euronext

Sebastian Grabert

Director – Germany Representative
Euronext (Germany)
Sven Greulich
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Sven Greulich

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Yoshifumi Harada
Teijin Pharma Ltd

Yoshifumi Harada

General Manager Designate
Teijin Pharma Ltd (United Kingdom)
Healthcare
Philippe HERBERT
KREAXI

Philippe HERBERT

-
KREAXI (France)
Ralph Hunnekens
LIOF Industriebank NV

Ralph Hunnekens

-
LIOF Industriebank NV (Netherlands)
Yoshida Iori
AGC Glass Europe

Yoshida Iori

Regional Director Corporate Venturing
AGC Glass Europe (Belgium)
Natasha Jaeger
Samsung Electronics

Natasha Jaeger

Technology Scout, Samsung Electronics Open Innovation
Samsung Electronics (Germany)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Raffael Johnen
AuxMoney

Raffael Johnen

-
AuxMoney (Germany)
Guilherme Johnston
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

Guilherme Johnston

Global Resilient Cities Coordinator and Program Manager
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability (Germany)
Cleantech
Katja Keinert
BIO.NRW

Katja Keinert

-
BIO.NRW (Germany)
Erkan Kilicaslan
Iris Capital Management

Erkan Kilicaslan

Partner
Iris Capital Management (France)
Felix Klatt
AuxMoney

Felix Klatt

PR Manager
AuxMoney (Germany)
Leon Klinkers
Brightlands Innovation Factory

Leon Klinkers

CEO Brightlands Innovation Factory
Brightlands Innovation Factory (Netherlands)
Ralf Knoll
KNOLL - Engineering & Consulting

Ralf Knoll

Owner / Management Consultant
KNOLL - Engineering & Consulting (Germany)
Dieter Kraft
Trumpf Corporate Venture

Dieter Kraft

Managing Director
Trumpf Corporate Venture (Germany)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Cleantech
Petri Laine
Innovestor Ventures

Petri Laine

Managing Partner
Innovestor Ventures (Finland)
Kira Loew
City of Dusseldorf

Kira Loew

Business Service
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Parul Madan
e-navik

Parul Madan

Founder & Director
e-navik (Germany)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Elena Matekina
NRW.INVEST GMBH

Elena Matekina

Head of Business Unit
NRW.INVEST GMBH (Germany)
Lars Mattson
City of Aarhus

Lars Mattson

Business Development
City of Aarhus (Denmark)
Sara Medina
SPI - Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação

Sara Medina

International Consultant
SPI - Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (Portugal)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
Thomas Merilaht
PitchBook

Thomas Merilaht

Account Manager
PitchBook (United Kingdom)
Laura Meriläinen
BusinessOulu

Laura Meriläinen

Specialist - Business Development and Financing
BusinessOulu (Finland)
Healthcare
Dimitar Mitkov
Out2Bound

Dimitar Mitkov

Sales Executive
Out2Bound (Bulgaria)
Bernhard Mohr
Evonik Venture Capital

Bernhard Mohr

Managing Director Corporate Venturing, Senior Investment Manager
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Healthcare
Food and nutrition
Matthias Morgenstern
City of Dusseldorf

Matthias Morgenstern

-
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Natalia Mühlemann
Nestlé Health Science

Natalia Mühlemann

Global Business Manager - Medical Devices
Nestlé Health Science (Switzerland)
Healthcare
Audrey Ncube
UriCell

Audrey Ncube

-
UriCell (Germany)
Dr. Andreas Pinkwart
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Dr. Andreas Pinkwart

Minister
Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany)
Meike Rabanus
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia

Meike Rabanus

Head of Section for Start-ups and SME
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of the State of North Rhine-Westfalia (Germany)
Joachim Rautter
Peppermint Venture Partners

Joachim Rautter

Investment Manager
Peppermint Venture Partners (Germany)
Healthcare
Ruggero Recchioni
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A.

Ruggero Recchioni

Head of Industry Innovation
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A. (Italy)
Cleantech
Philip Saliba
Philip Saliba

Philip Saliba

Equity Research Analyst
HSBC Trinkhaus & Burkhardt KGaA (Germany)
Rick Salmon
Voiceable

Rick Salmon

Founder
Voiceable (Norway)
Michael Schatzschneider
Euronext Germany, Frankfurt

Michael Schatzschneider

Director
Euronext Germany, Frankfurt (Germany)
Wolfgang Scheffler
City of Dusseldorf

Wolfgang Scheffler

-
City of Dusseldorf (Germany)
Tobias Schibbe
BIO.NRW

Tobias Schibbe

-
BIO.NRW (Germany)
Adrian Schmidt
Kauz Linguistic Technologies

Adrian Schmidt

-
Kauz Linguistic Technologies (Germany)
Ulrich Schmitt
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management

Ulrich Schmitt

Investment manager
High-Tech Gründerfonds Management (Germany)
Christian Schroeder
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Christian Schroeder

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Stefan Schultes-Schnitzlein

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Katrin Siebenbürger Hacki
PHARE 7 Management Solutions

Katrin Siebenbürger Hacki

Director
PHARE 7 Management Solutions (Switzerland)
Healthcare
Christoph Sommer
NRW.INVEST GMBH

Christoph Sommer

Project Manager
NRW.INVEST GMBH (Germany)
Ylan Steiner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe

Ylan Steiner

Partner
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe (United Kingdom)
William Stevens
Tech Tour

William Stevens

Co-Founder & Group Managing Director
Tech Tour (Belgium)
Martin Storb
JSP International GmbH

Martin Storb

Vice President - New Business Development
JSP International GmbH (Switzerland)
Cleantech
Lasse Sørensen
Væksthus Hovedstadsregionen

Lasse Sørensen

Startup Consultant
Væksthus Hovedstadsregionen (Denmark)
Food and nutrition
Heribert Uhl
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH

Heribert Uhl

Senior Investment Director
Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (Germany)
Cleantech
Fabiane Valente
EurA AG

Fabiane Valente

-
EurA AG (Portugal)
Marcel van Berkel
VanBerkel Consultancy

Marcel van Berkel

CEO
VanBerkel Consultancy (Belgium)
Food and nutrition
Patrick van der Meer
Brightlands Innovation Factory

Patrick van der Meer

Director Dealflow
Brightlands Innovation Factory (Netherlands)
Andre van Hall
BioCampus Cologne

Andre van Hall

Director
BioCampus Cologne (Germany)
Miriam Verhees
LIOF Industriebank NV

Miriam Verhees

-
LIOF Industriebank NV (Netherlands)
Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Fabian von Samson-Himmelstjerna

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Paul Webber
3k

Paul Webber

Partner & Senior Advisor
3k (Germany)
Winfried Weigel
Clean Tech Capital

Winfried Weigel

Managing Director
Clean Tech Capital (Switzerland)
Digital Technology & Nanotech
John Zai
CENTI Group

John Zai

Founder and CEO
CENTI Group (United Kingdom)
Zdravko Zdravkov
Out2Bound

Zdravko Zdravkov

Sales Executive
Out2Bound (Bulgaria)
Andre Zimmermann
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

Andre Zimmermann

Partner
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe (Germany)
Arndt-Hendrik Zinn
Zolitron Technology

Arndt-Hendrik Zinn

-
Zolitron Technology (Germany)
Henry Zubaida
Gilde Healthcare Partners

Henry Zubaida

Associate
Gilde Healthcare Partners (Netherlands)