Medical Innovations Incubator

Home of 4C - Enabling Life Science Innovations

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 managing director of MII, Incubator Invest GmbH and the  MedTech startup Fysor GmbH. As an industrial engineer, he previously held various management positions in medium-sized companies. Together with his team, he developed the 4C concept and is a pioneer in Regulatory Thinking®. Ingo is an active member of important networks in the Medical Life Science industry to pursue his mission: paving the way for medical innovation.

Dr. Ramona Samba

Startup Coach

Let‘s get things done!“

Ramona is a startup coach at Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. She has 12 years of experience in applied life science research and technology transfer. Furthermore, she is CEO of the MedTech startup sync2brain GmbH.

Dr. Henrike Stutzki

Startup Coach

“Freedom in mind creates ideas.“

Henrike is a startup coach at Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH with expertise in Clinical Affairs. She has 5 years of experience in the MedTech industry but brings a scientific background in biology and neuroscience as well.

Philipp Krais

Christian Dorn, MSc

Startup Coach

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

​Christian  is startup coach at Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. 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

Lea Renz, MA

Marketing-, Event- & Community-Manager

„A smart and elaborated realization of innovative ideas is at the heart of every success story.“

Lea is Marketing-, Event- und Community-Manager at the Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. As a fresh MA-graduate she brings new, media-scientific perspectives to the MII team.

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. 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

Philipp Krais

Advisory Board MII

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

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

Philipp Krais

Peeraporn (May) Cikos

Backoffice Management

„It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.“

May works in the back office at the Medical Innovations Incubator GmbH. She support our team by handling all the administrative tasks, include accounting, HR, and office management, and therby enabling a smooth front office workflow.

If you are interested in becoming one of our coaches or mentors, please contact us!