Vision Health Pioneers Incubator / Medical Doctor

Maike Henningsen

Venture Advisory Board 2019 Venture Advisory Board 2018 Venture Advisory Board 2022 Venture Advisory Board 2021 Venture Advisory Board 2020 2019 Venture Advisory Board Member Science Start-ups (Falling Walls Venture)

Jun.-Prof. Dr. med. Maike Henningsen recently initiated the Vision Health Pioneers Incubator, which supports first-time founders in healthcare, and is looking back on a successful 20-year career as a medical doctor. She was trained at Universitätskrankenhaus Hamburg Eppendorf, got rewarded her PhD and doctorate and specialized in the field of female medicine. She is now part of the teaching faculty. Maike spent her post doc time at UCLA in California conducting research in the field of personalized cancer treatment in gynecologic oncology. In 2016 Maike was selected to participate in the “Global Solution Program” at Singularity University in Mountain View California. Maike believes in life long learning and returned to studying at TU Berlin for completing a Master of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship.

Maike’s goal is to apply her knowledge in innovation management with her medical training to accelerate the development and integration of innovative technologies in the medical field. She is currently sharing her knowledge with medical school students to prepare them for the future of medicine at the University of Hamburg Medical school. Maike is a mentor to several start-ups and is consulting companies in her areas of expertise and serves as external expert in the space of health care innovation for several programms for the European Commission.

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