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
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 100

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Luat Nguyen

Managing Director iL GmbH
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 100

InnovationLab GmbH

Prof. Dr. Herbert Bender

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

Dr. Tanja Benedict

Legal Services, IP Management & Chief Compliance Officer
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 109

Karsten Bensch

Technical Operations & Safety Representative
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 151

Holger Doeringer

Printing Expert
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 148

Yannick Kraft

Printing Operator
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 159

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Felix Kunkel

Apprentice Media Technologist
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 159

Anne-Katherine Mang

Communications, Events & Partner Relations
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 118

Hildegard Merkle

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

Stefan Nester

Project Manager
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 135

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Pia Ottstadt

Administrative Officer
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Phone: T +49 (0) 6221 - 54 19 166

Thomas Peissig

Technical Operations & Safety Representative
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 120

Thomas Rohland

Development Engineer
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 132

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Marta Ruscello

PhD Student
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 122

Michaela Sauer

Head of Internal Operations & HR
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 119

Dr. Michael Scherer

Technology Cooperation Manager
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 164

Dr. Janusz Schinke

Head of Printing Operations
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 103

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Hans-Juergen Schnappauf-Gehrke

Laboratory & Chemical Safety
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 120

BASF SE/BASF New Business GmbH

Dr. Jochen Brill

BASF SE
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Phone: +49 (0) 621 60 72 206

Dr. Kai Exner

BASF New Business GmbH
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Phone: +49 (0) 621 60 76 544

Dr. Subramanian Vaidyanathan

BASF SE
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 149

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Dr. Bernard Beier

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 9266 64

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

Dr. Gerardo Hernández-Sosa

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

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Dr. Philip Scharfer

Institute for Thermal Process Engineering, Thin Film Technology (TFT)
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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)
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Phone: +49 (0) 6131 379 218

Heidelberg University, Ruperto Carola

Dr. Sebastian Beck

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

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Dr. Jan Freudenberg

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

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Daniel Jaensch

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

Braunschweig University of Technology

Dr. Robert Lovrinčić

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

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Darmstadt University of Technology

Dominik Daume

Institute of Printing Science and Technology (IDD)
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Phone: +49 (0) 6221 54 19 112

Dr. Eric Mankel

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