Coordinator Lifescience Accelerator Baden-Württemberg, Cty of Mannheim
After his studies of Biology at the University of Heidelberg, Bodo Brückner was awarded his doctorate at the Center of Molecular Biology (ZMBH) in Heidelberg. He then started postdoc positions at the Instituto de Parasitología y Biomedicina “López-Neyra” in Granada (Spain) and at the DKFZ in Heidelberg. At the DKFZ he worked on cancer epigenetics and was involved in several translational research projects with Cancer Research United Kingdom, Clavis Pharma ASA, Bayer HealthCare and Beiersdorf AG. He also worked as a consultant scientist (2011-2016) and as as an innovation manager at BioRN Clustermanagement (2011-2015). To foster life science entrepreneurship and the creation of start-ups, Dr. Brückner teaches Master and PhD students of the Biotech Entrepreneurship Training Program at Heidelberg University. He is also an expert for Science4Life.
From April 2015 to September 2017, Bodo Brückner was working for two years as Entrepreneurship Manager at German EIT Health GmbH. He was also member of the EIT Health Education Committee and led the Digital Hub in EIT Health Campus.
Since September 2017, Bodo Brückner has been working as a Lifescience Accelerator Baden-Wuerttemberg Coordinator of the City of Mannheim.