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28 January 2021
Virtual - from Graz to the world
Health Tech Hub Styria Pitch & Partner 2021
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Open until 28 January 2021


Uta-Maria Ohndorf

General Manager Roche Diagnostics, Austria

Uta-Maria’s background is in science. She conducted research at MIT, Rockefeller University and Max-Planck-Institute, and holds a PhD in Chemistry. Driven by scientific interest she was eager to explore how research and development could improve people’s lives. Since 2017 she is the General Manager of Roche Diagnostics Austria.

Christoph v. Bieberstein

Co-Founder & Commercial Director of HexagonFab

Christoph holds a Master’s in Strategy & Management from the University of St. Gallen, in Switzerland. Prior to HexagonFab, he was a junior project manager at McKinsey & Company, where he consulted clients in the pharmaceutical & life science industry.

Jelena Begovic

Director of Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade 

Kurt Zatloukal

Director of Biobanking and BioMolecular resources Research Infrastucture Austria (BBMRI)

Kurt Zatloukal, M.D. is professor of pathology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria and head of the Diagnostic and Research Center for Molecular BioMedicine. His research focusses on molecular pathology of diseases as well as digital pathology, biobanking and related data management technologies. He directed the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Biospecimen Research and Biobanking Technologies and also contributes to the development of new European standards and norms for pre-analytical processing of tissue samples for molecular testing.

Member of: Austrian Standards Institute, scientific board for genetic testing and human gene therapy at the Austrian Ministry of Health, Academia Europaea, corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Over 258 published scientific papers, co-inventor of 25 patent applications.


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Participants 369
Meetings 162


Austria 122
Belgium 6
Bulgaria 6
China 1
Croatia 7
Cyprus 1
Czech Republic 8
Denmark 5
Estonia 3
Finland 3
France 17
Germany 30
Greece 28
China (Hong Kong) 1
Hungary 21
India 1
Ireland 55
Israel 2
Italy 11
Latvia 2
Lithuania 5
Luxembourg 3
North Macedonia 1
Malta 9
Netherlands 2
Norway 1
Poland 28
Portugal 2
Romania 5
Serbia 4
Slovakia 4
Slovenia 12
South Africa 1
Spain 19
Sweden 10
Switzerland 6
Taiwan 2
Thailand 1
Turkey 25
Ukraine 2
United Kingdom 11
United States 3
Viet Nam 1
Total 487


Start-up 83
Company 127
University 100
R&D Institution 44
Association/Agency 26
Authority/Government 18
Hospital 10
Investor 11
Consulting 36
Other 32
Total 487