Our Team & Board

The Team of EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland

Our team combines the knowledge and expertise to continuously support partners in project ideation, project development, liaison management and event management. By implementing its own projects in the region and participating in various strategic health care events regionally and nationally, the EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland team creates a fertile environment for growth that creates new companies and jobs in Germany, thus promoting a sustainable health economy in Europe.


EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland Team

Nandor Gaus

Managing Director, EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland
+49 621 764 461-18

Prof. Dr. Jeff Wilkesmann

Collaboration Lead
+49 621 76 44 61-14

Dr. Barbara Costa

Business Creation Lead
+49 621 764 461-15

Dr. Michael Lüttgen

Stakeholder Relations Lead
+49 621 764 461-12

Mathis Palm

Innovation Lead
+49 621 76 44 61-13
Lena Weller EIT Health

Lena Weller

Communications and Events Lead
+49 621 764 461-11

Christian Kunze

Business Creation Lead
+49 176 30676103

Mariana Mejica Anello

Education Lead
+49 176 20237897

Kincső Varhanyovszki

Project and Communications Assistant
+49 621 764 461-11

EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr. Freimut Schliess

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Profil Institut für Stoffwechselforschung GmbH

Prof. Dr. Catherine Disselhorst-Klug

Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board, RWTH Aachen

Dr. Torsten Niederdränk

Deputy chairman of the supervisory board, Head Technology Center Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Prof. Dr. Thomas Rausch

Vice Dean for Research and Structure, Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Schüttler

Head of Anaesthesia Department, Friedrich Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Dr. Anna Lisa Picciolo-Lehrke

Head of Global Business Development Neurology, UCB Biosciences GmbH

Prof. Dr. Markus Gerhard

Deputy Director, Institute for Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Hygiene, Technical University Munich

Manfred Heinzer

Vice President and General Manager, Amgen Germany

Dr. rer. nat. Christian Münzenmayer

Head of Image Processing and Medical Engineering Department, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

Jobs at EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland

The EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland team works together on the ROCHE campus in Mannheim and the Research & Education Center on the grounds of the University Hospital Heidelberg. With 11 employees at the moment, we are a heterogeneous team of different characters who share a common ambitious goal: to sustainably improve healthcare in Germany, Switzerland and across Europe. We give everyone the opportunity to develop their own interests and strengths. Therefore, not only experienced professionals, but also interns, working students and trainees are welcome.


Of course you can also apply proactively at any time. If you believe that you can contribute to the success of EIT Health RIH Germany-Switzerland, we look forward to receiving your application. Please send us your informative unsolicited application only as a complete pdf-file by e-mail to clc.germany@eithealth.eu. In any case, add a complete tabular CV to your application. Please also mention your earliest possible starting date and salary expectations for your unsolicited application.