Uwe Marx / CEO
Trained in human biology and medicine, Dr. Uwe Marx is an accomplished entrepreneur and the scientific founder of TissUse, a spin-off of the Institute of Biotechnology of the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Over the course of his fruitful career in biotechnology, Uwe has pursued ever more lifelike structures that can mimic human biology in vitro. Prior to founding TissUse, he was responsible for the “Multi-Organ-Chip” program at the University and was the scientific co-founder at two successful Germany-based biotechs, ProBioGen AG and VITA 34.
Reyk Horland / VP Business Development
Dr. Reyk Horland joined TissUse as Head of Business Development in 2012. He gained experience in marketing and sales in various German companies. Since 2010 he has been actively involved in the development of a marketing and sales strategy for TissUse's product pipeline. Prior to TissUse Reyk studied Biotechnology at the Technische Universität Berlin and specialized in Medical Biotechnology. During his academic career he was involved in various tissue engineering programs, all with a focus on commercialisation of the respective products.
Silke Hoffmann / VP Intellectual Property & Innovation
Silke Hoffman, LL.M., came to TissUse from ProBioGen AG, where she served for five years as the intellectual property manager with responsibility for patent administration, freedom-to-operate research and supervision of licensing contracts. Prior to that, she worked for two years at the Max-Delbrück-Center in Berlin as a patent advisor. She studied biochemistry at the Free University of Berlin and then completed a masters degree in commercial property rights at the Humboldt University of Berlin.