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Online Event: Finance Landscape for Healthcare Solutions in Germany

Date: 24th September 2020

Time: 15:00 - 15:45

Executive Summary

In this workshop, you will get an overview about the German finance landscape for healthcare solutions. Learn about the possibilities for public funding as well as for private equity and venture capital in Germany. In addition to the impulse lecture about this complex topic, you can afterwards pose your personal questions to our expert.


Dr. Lena Krzyzak

Dr. Lena Krzyzak joined High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF) in 2016 and is Senior Investment Manager in the Life Science Team. She is currently responsible for twelve portfolio companies in the fields of medical technology, drug development, biotechnology and digital health as well as for sourcing and completion of new early-stage investments. Before, she worked as Postdoctoral Researcher at the University Hospital in Erlangen and obtained her PhD in Immunology within a DFG-funded Fast-track PhD program at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg. The thesis resulted in several publications in renowned journals. Lena received her Bachelor’s degree from the Georg-August University Göttingen with studies abroad in Umeå (Sweden) and Singapore.

About HTGF - HTGF (Bonn/Berlin) is a seed investor that finances high-potential, tech-driven start-ups. With nearly EUR 900 million in total investment volume across three funds and an international network of partners, HTGF has already helped forge over 500 start-ups since 2005. Driven by their expertise, entrepreneurial spirit and passion, its team of experienced investment managers and start-up experts help guide the development of young companies. HTGF’s focus is on high-tech start-ups in a range of sectors, including software, media, internet, hardware, automation, health care, chemicals and life sciences. Investors in this public-private partnership include the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, the KfW Banking Group and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V., as well as a number of well-known companies spanning all industries and segments. For more information, please visit: www.high-tech-gruenderfonds.de

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