Science2Start – ideas competition

As a young scientist or founder from the life sciences sector in the STERN BioRegion, you are asked to put your business idea to the test in our annual Science2Start-ideas competition. All submitted sketches of ideas are checked for their scientific excellence and their economic potential. As a participant, you will always receive individual feedback from the panel of experts. The three best concepts submitted will receive a monetary prize and five lawyer hours for a free initial consulting. They will be honored at a festive ceremony in the presence of numerous decision-makers from industry, research, policy and the financial sector.

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The award ceremony for the best submitted ideas took place on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Reutlingen at the BioRegio STERN summer reception.

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Nina Henzler, M.Sc. Biology

Project and Technology Transfer Management
Project and Technology Transfer Management
Nina Henzler, M.Sc. Biology

„I completed my master’s degree in biology at the University of Hohenheim. During my internship at Greiner Bio-One GmbH, I gained a working knowledge of the operations of the various departments in the company. This gave me an understanding of the entire development process of products for specific applications in medical, pharmaceutical and biotechnological research and industry. Afterwards, I wrote my thesis at the Institute for Membrane Physiology in collaboration with Greiner Bio-One GmbH. During this time, I characterised magnetic nanoparticles, which represent a model system for creating 3D cell cultures, and investigated their influence on cellular parameters. Since February 2018, I have been working at BioRegio STERN Management GmbH, where I support the project management team on national projects.“



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