Our team

Team of RWTH Innovation GmbH

Taner Akkayali
Taner Akkayali M. Sc.

Graduate Assistant

+49 241 80 92804
Markus Beckers
Markus Beckers Dr.-Ing.

Innovation Manager

Business Relations Manager

+49 241 80 96602
Marina Brandt
Marina Brandt M. A.
Head of Communications Management
+49 241 80 97695
Malte Brettel
Malte Brettel Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. pol.

Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations

Managing Director

+49 241 80 96359
Dennis Breuer
Dennis Breuer B. Sc.
Entrepreneurial Manager
+49 241 80 92236
Alessa Busch M. A.

Graduate Assistant

+49 241 80 92803
Roberta Caterino
Roberta Caterino Dr. rer. nat.
Innovation Manager
+49 241 80 96611
Kirsa Dannenberg
Kirsa Dannenberg M. A.
Communications Manager
+49 241 80 96616
Claire Driesch
Claire Driesch Attorney at Law (Inhouse-Lawyer)

Legal Manager

+49 241 80 96617
Maren Ewert
Maren Ewert Dipl.-Kff.
Process Manager

Financial Manager

+49 241 80 96691
Henrik Flötotto
Henrik Flötotto Dr. rer. nat.

Business Relations Manager

Innovation Manager

+49 241 80 96615
Julia Former
Julia Former B. A.

Communications Manager

+49 241 80 92805
Daniel Grothe
Daniel Grothe M. Sc.

Project Manager Software

+49 241 80 92804
Begüm Guse
Begüm Guse M. Sc.
Project Manager
+49 241 80 92807
Martin Köpcke
Martin Köpcke Dipl.-Ing.
Innovation Manager

Entrepreneurial Manager

+49 241 80 92614
Susanne Liauw
Susanne Liauw
Office Manager
+49 241 80 96610
Rolf Marquardt
Rolf Marquardt Ass. jur.
Legal Manager
+49 241 80 92802
Alan Mertens
Alan Mertens Dr. rer. nat.
Innovation Manager
+49 241 80 92187
Christina Mertsch
Christina Mertsch M. Sc.

Entrepreneurial Manager

Business Relations Manager

+49 241 80 96603
Andreas Otten
Andreas Otten Dr. rer. nat.
Innovation Manager
+49 241 80 96613
Eleftheria Pagoni
Eleftheria Pagoni

Legal Manager

+49 241 80 92808
Miroslava Saager
Miroslava Saager M. Sc.
Business Relations Manager

Entrepreneurial Manager

+49 241 80 92806
Tobias Schmalen
Tobias Schmalen B. Sc.

Student Assistant

+49 241 80 92804
Thomas Schmitz
Thomas Schmitz B. Sc.

Graduate Assistant

+49 241 80 92803
Andrea Schnitzler
Andrea Schnitzler
Financial Manager
+49 241 80 96618
Katharina Skunca
Katharina Skunca M. Sc.
Business Relations Manager
+49 241 80 96619
Nils Spira
Nils Spira M. Sc.
Innovation Manager
+49 241 80 92235
Ramona Steininger
Ramona Steininger LL. M., Attorney at Law (Inhouse-Lawyer)

Head of Legal & Financial Management

(on parental leave)

+49 241 80 96610
Eleonor Thompson
Eleonor Thompson Dipl.-Kff.
Business Relations Manager
+49 241 80 96614
Eleonor Thompson
Yvonne Tiedt

Fristen Manager

Office Manager

+49 241 80 96609
Jörg von Appen
Jörg von Appen Dr. rer. nat.
Head of Innovation Management
+49 241 80 96608
Sabine Werker
Sabine Werker M. Sc.

Innovation Manager

(on parental leave)

+49 241 80 96612
Bram Wijlands
Bram Wijlands M. A.

Managing Director

+49 241 80 96610
Sabine Kaiser
Sabine Kaiser M. P. P. / M. Sc.

Innovation Manager

+49 241 80 96604

RWTH Innovation Entrepreneurship Center

Team of Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (WIN)

RWTH Aachen University
Dorina Birsanu
Dorina Birsanu M. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Malte Brettel
Malte Brettel Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. pol.

Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations

Managing Director

+49 241 80 96359
Maximilian Eckel
Maximilian Eckel M. Sc.
Head of Start-up Coaching
Marcel Hechler
Marcel Hechler B. A.

Start-up Coach

Justus Gätjen
Justus Gätjen M. Sc.
Venture Developer
Christin Hedtke
Christin Hedtke M. Sc.
Team Assistant
+49 241 80-99224
Jan Niklas Kurth
Jan Niklas Kurth Dipl. Wirt.-Ing.
Venture Developer
Margareta Merke
Margareta Merke M. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Fabian Nagel
Fabian Nagel M. Sc.
Program Lead Ideation
Clea Roth
Clea Roth M. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Valentin Schmitt
Valentin Schmitt M. Sc.
Head of Founder Mobilization
Andreas Schumacher
Andreas Schumacher B. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Andreas Schwarz
Andreas Schwarz M. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Benedikt Wiechers
Benedikt Wiechers M. Sc.
Program Lead Incubation
Fabian Winkels
Fabian Winkels M. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Akira Mehler
Akira Mehler M. Sc.

Head of Entrepreneurship Center

Johannes Schäfer
Johannes Schäfer M. Sc.
Head of Collective Incubator
Hendrik Winckler
Hendrik Winckler B. Sc.
Start-up Coach
Victoria Metzler
Victoria Metzler M. Sc.

Start-up Coach