Meet the Team​

Dr. Ferdinand Rudolph-Bartels
CEO InnoEU Tech Bridge GmbH

InnoEU Innovation Platform was founded by global innovation organisations with headquarters in Berlin. The board members are from renowned organisations, from innovation networks to the government sector, from universities and research institutes to hidden high tech champions, as well as from corporations to investors.

Our innovation partners are spread out all over the world, across 200 innovation organizations, 8,000 startups, 1,000 corporates, 50 universities and research centers, as well as a significant number of investors.

InnoEU covers many industries, including smart manufacturing, Advanced Materials, Biotech, Medtech, Digitalization, IoT, AI, and FinTech.

Volker Hofmann
CEO Humboldt-Innovation GmbH

Humboldt-Innovation GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

It supports scientists and scholars in transferring university know-how to society and the economy in the form of spin-offs, contract research projects or patents, and in applying it.

As a bridge-builder, Humboldt-Innovation networks within and outside the university. As a limited liability company, it offers flexible, fast and reliable services with an entrepreneurial focus.

Tina Flemming
Program Manager

With a degree in Communication Design and African/Asian Area Studies, Tina combines a cross-cultural & creative mind with many years of experience in marketing & Project Management. As the Program Manager, she ensures that the Bridge to China program runs effectively and efficiently to provide the most value to our startups, but never loosing her favourite pastime: learning new things.

Friederike Laun
Project Coordinator

With a Master degree in  Intercultural Communication, Friederike has diverse experience in project and event management as well as marketing and PR. Through her previous activities she has profound knowledge of the academic startup scene.

Ngoc Lin Mai
Marketing & PR

Lin studied her B. Eng. in Print and Media Technology with a focus on Visual Design. After her B. Eng. she started her M. A. in Modern South and South East Asian Studies with a focus on communication and intercultural awareness. Her background and knowledge from Asia and expertise in various technical and passionate fields lead her into the future.


About us

Humboldt-Tech Bridge GmbH was founded as a joint venture between industry and science. The aim of Humboldt-Tech Bridge is to establish internationalization programs for knowledge-based academic startups from Germany and Europe with the target region Asia.

Humboldt-Tech Bridge benefits from the know-how and networks of its shareholders and therefore offers startups successful methods as well as support from experienced mentors and targeted networking on site.

Humboldt-Tech Bridge finances its offers with funds from German and Asian business development agencies and technology parks, start-up support programs as well as own shares of participating startups. The respective funding agencies are presented transparently for each program.