Our Team

Laura Kohler

Laura Kohler

As CEO of European Innovation Hub, Laura is the main connection between the EuropeanPioneers Accelerator and the European Commission. She’s leading the consortium partners and manages new Public Private Partnerships.

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Philipp Herrmann

Philipp Herrmann

Philipp is advising EuropeanPioneers as an expert in the lean startup approach and helps them to focus on topics around business model generation.

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Yannick Müller

Yannick Müller

As a Manager for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Yannick helps startups to validate their business models, provides strategic advice and constantly seeks to expand and connect the network of startups, corporates and investors to facilitate business development.

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Berkay Kabay

Berkay Kabay

In his function as project manager, Berkay is working closely with international teams. Whatever their need may be – whether it is concerning business development, business modelling, strategic decisions, product development or communications - he makes sure it is taken care of.

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Kalam Ali

Kalam Ali

As Project Manager at European Pioneers Kalam works with our startups on their product strategy, market validation & commercial direction.

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Heike Horstmann

Heike Horstmann

Heike Horstmann graduated in communications engineering (Dipl. Ing.) from the University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany. In 1998 she joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Media Communication IMK, former GMD, which merged in 2006 into the newly formed Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems IAIS.

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Peter Muryshkin

Peter Muryshkin

Peter Muryshkin is an experienced Enterprise Business Analyst and Change Manager with more than 15 years IT business experience.

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Cristina Luminea

Cristina Luminea

As founder and CEO of Thoughtbox - an award winning company developing eductional services - Cristina is our core expert for building up successful businesses. She also provides advice on developing e-learning and gaming applications.

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Lukasz Luczak

Lukasz Luczak

As founder and CEO of the technology company Weblify, Lukasz is our specialist for web and mobile applications design and development.

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Harri Kiljander

Harri Kiljander

As product director of personal identity protection at F-Secure Corporation, Harri is our advisor on privacy and security, and promoting the programme towards Nordic startups.

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