Medical Innovations Incubator

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The Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH was founded on November 28 2014 as a 100% subsidiary of the non-profit Foundation for Medical Innovations. Together, the employees of both institutions are pursuing the major goal of turning the foundation’s purpose of “promoting medical innovations” into reality.

Ingo Hämmerle, MSc


“Innovation happens when ideas become reality.
The MII provides everything to support you on this mission.”

Ingo Hämmerle is the CEO of the Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. Ingo is a specialist in business process development and optimization and has more than ten years of industrial experience, working in different management positions from MedTech to automotive medium sized companies. He knows how to manage projects and to achieve goals.

Dr. Ramona Samba

Founder Consultant MII

Let‘s get things done!“

Dr. Ramona Samba is a founder consultant at Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. She has 12 years of experience in applied life science research and technology transfer. Furthermore, she is CEO of sync2brain GmbH.

Philipp Krais

Philipp Krais

Advisory Board MII

„Startups can tremendously boost their success when provided with the right direction and support.“

Philipp Krais is a Certified Public Accountant, Tax Consultant, Certified Valuation Analyst and Partner of the WirtschaftsTreuhand GmbH in Stuttgart.

Prof. Dr. med. h.c. mult. Eberhart Zrenner

Prof. Dr. med. h.c. mult. Eberhart Zrenner

Advisory Board MII & Chairman of the Foundation for Medical Innovations

„In order to transform new promising findings from our research labs into remedies for our patients, a lively, fast acting, health care embedded startup culture is the key for success.”

Prof. Dr. med. h.c. mult. Eberhart Zrenner is a former member of the German Council for Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) of the Federal Government. He is a distinguished professor for ophthalmology at the University of Tübingen and co-founder of the Retina Implant AG and other companies.

Philipp Krais

Christian Dorn, MSc

Programm Manager Foundation for Medical Innovations

We can‘t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used, when we created them.“

​Christian Dorn is a program manager and startup consultant at the Foundation for Medical Innovation. He is a Lean enthusiast and has several years of experience as a project manager in the automotive industry and in strategic design and innovation consulting.

Philipp Krais

Fabian Eppinger, MSc

Marketing & Community Manager Foundation for Medical Innovations

„Support innovation. Shape society.“

​Fabian Eppinger is Marketing and Community Manager at the Foundation for Medical Innovation. He has almost ten years of experience as a senior project manager, team leader and general manager in the agency environment.

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