“An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature, and a measurement is the recording of Nature’s answer.”
 Gruber, C. Hemoglobin – Structure, Biological Function and Possible Disturbances of Oxygen Transport,
supervision by Mag. Elisabeth Klemm, BRG Petersgasse 1999
Education and Fellowships
SimTech Cluster of Excellence – Prof. Jürgen Pleiss
University of Stuttgart, Germany
“Enzymatic Networks for the Deracemisation of Secondary Alcohols by Biocatalytic Stereoinversion”, Institute of Chemistry – Prof. Wolfgang Kroutil
“Deracemisation of secondary alcohols by bio-stereoinversion”, Institute of Chemistry – Prof. Wolfgang Kroutil
Prizes and Awards
Republic of Austria, Austria
Nomination for the State Prize Innovation 2021
The State Prize for Innovation is the highest award of the Republic of Austria for an Austrian company and its employees who contribute significantly to the sustainable economic development of the country through their innovative solutions.
Boston Biotech-CEO conference, USA
Rising Star Award 2020
for up-and-coming industry leaders.
Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs, Austria
Digital Impulse Award (2nd)
The Digital Impuls Award honours top digital achievements. Because there is room for new things everywhere, as is currently being impressively demonstrated in the health sector.
Styrian Funding Agency (SFG), Austria
Employer of the Month – May
Weizmann Institute, Israel
Faculty of 1000 research prize
International Conference of Structural Genomics
Austrian Association of Molecular Life Sciences, Austria
Industrial research prize
ÖGMBT awards prizes to young researchers who have published outstanding scientific research papers in the field of life sciences and biotechnology. The Life Science Research Awards Austria are the most prestigious life science Award a young researcher working in Austria can win. The award winners and their research topics will be presented to the scientific community and the broad public.
Global Pharma innovation award
The CPhI Pharma Awards recognise the innovation and dedication of companies and individuals who are driving the pharmaceutical industry forward. The CPhI Pharma Awards celebrate the thinkers and creators driving the industry forward through their innovations, technologies and strategies.
Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Austria
Award of Excellence
The Award of Ecxellence is a state prize of the Republic of Austria, which is financed from student funding. It is awarded to the best dissertations in the country.
“The dog is very smart. He feels sorry for me because I receive so much mail; that’s why he tries to bite the mailman.”
The Austrian Alps are beautiful. Going hiking in the mountains with my dog Lumpi (the black one above), or just for a walk, revives my creativity after intense hours of work. It has sometimes made me solve problems I thought were unsolvable while I was in the office.