Our Team

At InnovationLab, employees of different companies and research institutes are sharing their knowledge in order to answer the challenging questions of printed and organic electronics and therefore contribute to the platforms' success.

We are pleased to introduce our versatile team of resident employees, researchers, and industry partners.

InnovationLab GmbH - Managing Directors

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Kowalsky

Managing Director iL GmbH, Managing Director IHF, TU BS
contact via email

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Luat Nguyen

Managing Director iL GmbH
contact via email

InnovationLab GmbH

Dr.-Ing. Atefeh Amin

Applications Development Engineer
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Prof. Dr. Herbert Bender

External Safety Officer
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6324 97 01 62

Dr. Tanja Benedict

Legal Services, IP Management & Chief Compliance Officer
contact via email

Karsten Bensch

Technical Operations & Safety Representative
contact via email

Holger Doeringer

Printing Expert
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Carla Haider

Event Coordinator
contact via email

Jennifer Heiligenthal

Marketing Assistant
contact via email

Dr. Christoph Kaiser

Technology Cooperation Manager
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Yannick Kraft

Printing Operator
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Felix Kunkel

Apprentice Media Technologist
contact via email

Shahd Mahmoud

Working Student Printing Operations
contact via email

Anne-Katherine Mang

Head of Marketing
contact via email

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Christian Melzer

Head of Academic Affairs and State Funded Projects
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Hildegard Merkle

Administrative Officer
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 100

Stefan Nester

Project Manager
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Pia Ottstadt

Administrative Officer
contact via email

Thomas Peissig

Technical Operations & Safety Representative
contact via email

Sandrina Rath

Working Student Legal Services
contact via email

Thomas Rohland

Development Engineer
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Marta Ruscello

PhD Student
contact via email

Michaela Sauer

Head of Internal Operations & HR
contact via email

Dr. Janusz Schinke

Head of Printing Operations
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Hans-Juergen Schnappauf-Gehrke

Laboratory & Chemical Safety
contact via email

Manuel Seifert

Laboratory Technician
contact via email

Dr. Jean-Nicolas Tisserant

Patent Researcher
contact via email

MORE INFORMATION

Florian Wiese

Practical Trainee Printing Operations
contact via email

BASF SE/BASF New Business GmbH

Dr. Kai Exner

BASF New Business GmbH
contact via email

Dr. Peter Erk

BASF SE
contact via email

Dr. Subramanian Vaidyanathan

BASF SE
contact via email

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Dr. Bernard Beier

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
contact via email

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Dr. Gerardo Hernández-Sosa

Light Technology Institute (LTI)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 134

MORE INFORMATION

Dr. Philip Scharfer

Institute for Thermal Process Engineering, Thin Film Technology (TFT)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 721 608 29 069

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P)

Dr. Kostas Daoulas

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research (MPI-P)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6131 379 218

Heidelberg University, Ruperto Carola

Dr. Sebastian Beck

Kirchhoff-Insitute for Physics (KIP)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 114

MORE INFORMATION

Dr. Jan Freudenberg

Institute of Organic Chemistry (OCI)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 6226

MORE INFORMATION

Daniel Jaensch

Institute of Organic Chemistry (OCI)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 6226

Braunschweig University of Technology

Dr. Robert Lovrinčić

Braunschweig University of Technology
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 130

MORE INFORMATION

Darmstadt University of Technology

Tobias Hartwig

Institute of Printing Science and Technology (IDD)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 105

Dr. Eric Mankel

Materials Science, Surface Science (MaWi)
contact via email
Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 114