Lars is co-founder and Managing Director of GNA, and in charge of GNA’s operations and business development. He studied biotechnology at the Ecole Supériere de Biotechnologie Strasbourg, France, and its partner universities in Freiburg, Karlsruhe and Basel. Afterwards, he interned at Ernst & Young’s annual biotech report team in Mannheim, and Fraunhofer ISI. Lars then became a research assistant at the Institute for Innovation Research, Technology Management and Entrepreneurship at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. His prevailing teaching assignments comprised coaching more than 20 start-ups, especially biotech spin-offs. Lars has a Master of Business Research and a PhD from of the Munich School of Management at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität.