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Managing Director

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January 2, 2023
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Job Description

Do you want to make an impact in the Munich healthcare startup ecosystem? Then become our new Managing Director of the TUM Venture Lab Healthcare, the incubator for startup teams in biotech, medtech, and digital health. As part of the interdisciplinary Venture Lab initiative of TUM and UnternehmerTUM, an innovation hub has been created at the Klinikum rechts der Isar for the translation of scientific findings into start-ups in the fields of biomedicine, medical technology, and digital applications in healthcare, to improve medical care for patients. The goal of the TUM Venture Lab Healthcare is to establish a strong expert network in which emerging healthcare startups are supported from the early discovery phase to incorporation and first external investment. For this purpose, we are looking as soon as possible for a:

Your mission

  • Strategize – Refine and implement the strategic direction of the TUM VL Healthcare based on scientifically/socially relevant topics in alignment with the overarching TUM Venture Labs strategy
  • Lead – Have full operative responsibility for the TUM Venture Lab Healthcare and lead its team with direct reporting to the General Managing Director of the TUM Venture Labs Management gGmbH
  • Integrate the TUM and UnternehmerTUM ecosystem – Align closely with stakeholders in academia (Academic Director), startup coaching (TUM startup consultants), and the UnternehmerTUM (Venture Director)
  • Develop & implement domain-specific offerings – Be responsible for the development, planning, and implementation of domain-specific education and venturing programs to build a stable pipeline of healthcare startup teams
  • Manage infrastructure – Oversee the management of the Health Innovation Space (co-working- and lab space)
  • Engage the community – Activate the healthcare community and instill an entrepreneurial mindset to advance innovations, and provide strategic direction based on economically/socially relevant topics in your talent pipeline
  • Network – Represent the TUM Venture Lab Healthcare externally and build a strong network within relevant technology fields, local communities, and with strategic partners

Your profile

  • Business and healthcare background with 3+ years project management/leadership experience in either academics, venture capital, strategic consulting, start-ups, or corporate environment; entrepreneurship experience is a must
  • Completed PhD/M. Sc. preferentially in medicine, biomedical engineering, or similar biomedical areas
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with clear enthusiasm for high-tech innovation in the healthcare field
  • Profound social and leadership skills with the ability to motivate and cultivate a highly dynamic team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in both English and German with a high level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations across hierarchies

What we offer

  • Opportunity to advance the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Munich to the high-tech innovation center of Europe
  • Full responsibility from the start in an innovative environment and with real impact at the forefront of technology
  • Flat hierarchies, high degrees of freedom, and close collaboration with the Venture Lab Management team and the TUM and UnternehmerTUM board of management
  • Highly dynamic and well-connected working environment with inspiring talents and leaders, experts, researchers, and accomplished entrepreneurs


Carina Schreyer, HR Business Partner, Tel. 089 5419869824, UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Lichtenbergstraße 6, 85748 Garching/München

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