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TEAM HUMBOLDT-INNOVATION

HUMBOLDT-INNOVATION's interdisciplinary team offers an extensive range of services.
Volker Hofmann
Profile:
Volker Hofmann is managing director of Humboldt-Innovation (HI). Prior to that he was responsible for the spin-off support and management unit of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) and has worked for an Asian-based consultancy. The Berlin-born alumnus of the HU holds a degree in business administration.

Competence:
Managing Director

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70760
Sandra Karutz
Profile:
Sandra Karutz has many years of project experience in the creative industries. She is responsible for office management and provides support in the areas of IT management, data protection and workplace security.




Competence:
Office Management 

Phone: +49 30 2093 70752
Christine Kapps
Profile:
Christine Kapps is responsible for the legal execution and contractual design of research and industry-based projects, as well as managing human ressources. She draws on a wealth of perennial professional experience as syndic in a tax accountancy and auditing firm.


Competence:
Contract Management & HR

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70777
Jens Fenzau
Profile:
Jens Fenzau, LL.M.Eur. is responsible for the legal execution and contractual design of research and industry-based projects, as well as managing other legal issues. He draws on a wealth of perennial professional experience as attorney-at-law among others within the field of contract law. 


Competence:
Research Management / Contract Management

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70776
Jana Bolte
Profile:
Jana Bolte leads and is responsible for finance. With her many years of professional experience, the business economist ensures cost and performance transparency for HI.





Competence:
Head of Finance

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70753
Daniela Rings
Profile:
Daniela Rings (Dipl.-Kffr./MScBM) advises professors and scientists on screening and classification of new ideas and supports the analysis and utilization of existing innovative potential. She has several years of professional experience in the areas of business analysis and business development.

Competence:
Head of Innovation Management

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70763
Jan Eggert
Profile:
Jan Eggert has several years of professional experience in international higher education and research management also in managerial position at a private business school. He is responsible for consulting and supporting researchers interested in knowledge and technology transfer at HU.

Competence:
Innovation Management

Phone: + 49 30 2093-70764
Sebastian Adolphy
Profile:
Sebastian Adolphy (Dipl.-Ing.) verantwortet die Bereiche Lehre und Weiterbildung. Mit seiner langjährigen Erfahrung als Dozent, Wissenschaftler und Unternehmensberater zu Themen der Produktentwicklung bringt er Studierenden und Forschenden an der HU Geschäftsmodellentwicklung und Unternehmensgründung näher.


Competence:
Startup Tutor

Phone: + 49 30 2093-70772
Christina Stehr
Profile:
Christina Stehr (M.A. in European Ethnology) established the „Humboldts Wagniswerkstätten“ further training programme at HU. As part of Innovation Management, she is an expert in methods of innovation development, user-centred design and business model development and passes these on to internal and external groups in workshops.

Competence:
Humboldts Wagniswerkstätten
Phone: + 49 30 2093-70771
Carina Braselmann
Profile:
Carina Braselmann holds a degree in german literature and cultural studies. Since many years she has been working as a specialist for international marketing and business development. She is in authority for marketing and the development of strategic partnerships within knowledge and technology transfer.

Competence:
Strategic Marketing & Cooperations

Phone: +49 30 2093 70759
Friederike Laun
Profile:
Friederike Laun (M.A. Intercultural Communication) has diverse experience in project and event management as well as marketing and PR. Through her previous activities she has profound knowledge of the academic start-up scene. She is responsible for the strategy, the development and the support of the HU-Alumni-Startup-Network.

Competence:
Startup Alumni Managerin


Phone: + 49 30 2093-70767
Franziska Olhorn
Profile:
Franziska Olhorn is a trained graphic designer and has been working for cultural and art projects in Berlin for ten years. Since 2011, she has been responsible for the design of all Humboldt-Innovation's business units as well as the Humboldt Store and the shop at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin.
 

Competence:
Graphic


Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70768
Thomas Wagner
Profile:
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Thomas Wagner (Dipl. Betriebswirt) has several years of professional experience in supporting entrepreneurs. He is responsible for consulting and supporting start-up projects at HU.






Competence:
Venture Service


Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70765
Diana Matz
Profile:
Diana Matz, graduate economist, advises all those interested in founding the HU on their start-up projects and is the contact person for the Berlin Startup Scholarship. As a sparring partner, she supports founders in the development of their ideas and contributes her many years of experience in startup consulting.

Competence:
Venture Service

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70766
Constantin Bremer
Profile:
Constantin Bremer (M.Sc. Innovation Management) is part of HU‘s venture management team. With his experiences in the field of digital business models and strategies (e.g. within consulting and corporate venturing), he helps shaping the diverse startup projects at HU.


Competence:
Venture Service

Phone: + 49 30 2093-70762
Daniela Zoric
Profile:
Daniela Zoric, among other things, supervised and completed the further education program "Humboldts Unternehmerbausteine".
As event manager, she has experience in the organization and execution of events and is jointly responsible for the areas event service and location management.

Competence:
Event Management

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70750
Stefanie Karbe
Profile:
Stefanie Karbe has a degree in business communication and is a trained event manager. She worked for several years as a project manager in the event sector and is jointly responsible for the event service and property management areas at Humboldt-Innovation.


Competence:
Event Management

Phone: +49 30 2093 70751
Christine Dehn
Profile:
Christine Dehn is event manager with several years of professional experience in the event area and at various universities as well as in the exhibition area. She is jointly responsible for event management and property management at the Humboldt Innovation.



Competence:
Event Management

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70770
Milena Oswald
Profile:
Milena Oswald is jointly responsible for event services and property management. As a literature and cultural studies scholar, she has experience in organising and implementing events at the interfaces between science, education and culture.



Competence:
Event Management

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70778
Steffen Alkämper
Profile:
Steffen Alkämper has worked as a bookseller for many years after studying theology. He is now head of the HumboldtStore in the Humboldt-Universities main building at Unter den Linden 6. His focus is on stock control, purchasing and  customer services.  He is also responsible for developing new product ranges and marketing.

Competence:
Management HumboldtStore



Phone: +49 (30) 2093 2349
Heike Vogelsang
Profile:
Heike Vogelsang was self-employed for many years as a merchant in retail. She has already designed, built and maintained several webshops. Her focus is on the online shop management, customer care, marketing ideas, online marketing, assortment care, purchasing and sales.


Competence:
Deputy Shop Manager in the Museum Shop & Head of the Online Shops

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70774
Rosa Catapano
Profile:
Rosa Catapano is a qualified assistant tax consultant. With her many years of experience in the financial sector of various corporate sectors and agencies, she is now responsible for the accounts payable and accounts receivable of our research projects.



Competence:
Finance



Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70755
Matthias Rademacher
Profile:
Matthias Rademacher hat Medienmanagement studiert und bringt aus unterschiedlichen Unternehmen und Projekten viel Erfahrung im Bereich Finanzen mit. Er ist vorwiegend für die Buchhaltung des Humboldt-Stores, des Shops im Naturkundemuseum, die Beratungsprojekte und des Gründungsservices der HI zuständig. 

Competence:
Finanzen

Phone: +49 (30) 2093 70754