As the Director of the EIT Health Germany Co-Location Centre, Katharina is responsible for the implementation and execution of EIT Health's strategic agenda across the D.A.CH Region. As a network of best-in-class health innovators in Europe, EIT Health develops and commercialises solutions that make a difference – both in people’s lives and in health systems. For more information on current activities at EIT Health please see here.
Before joining EIT Health as CLC Managing Director, initially responsible for the British Isles and since 2018 for Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Katharina worked extensively in academia; both in Germany and Australia, focusing on translational activities and building innovation partnerships between academia and SMEs in addition to primary research. She was involved in the bench-to-bedside translation of a number of novel bio(nano)materials, pharmaceutical drug delivery technologies and medical devices and previously held a prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Super Science Fellowship at The University of Melbourne, Australia, where she continues to hold an honorary appointment. For Katharina’s previous research outputs, please see here.