Florian Eckhardt, PhD MBA

Senior Investment Director
florian.eckhardt@hadeanventures.com

Florian has more than 20 years experience in the life sciences covering research, product development, business development and sales. He has work for various medical diagnostics companies such as Epigenomics AG, Brahms AG, ThermoFisher and most recently as CEO of DST Diagnostische Systeme & Technologien GmbH, Germany. He is a visiting professor of IE Business School, Madrid, where he lectures in the Master in Biotechnology program and the Master of business administration. He gained investment experience working at one of the leading life science VC fund Inventages, London as well as in his corporate function role at ThermoFisher.

Florian holds a Ph.D. & Master in Biology from the Universität Freiburg and an International Executive MBA from the IE Business School. His scientific research has been published in 18 peer reviewed journals including Nature Genetics.