Gernot works as Science manager at Novozymes A/S, a global biotech company. He is developing new bioactive solutions, scouting for disruptive technologies and driving innovation practices. With a strong passion to translate science into products, he knows how to recombine technology with biology and is involved from citizen-science founded start-ups to product-development projects with Procter & Gamble. Gernot is one of the founding members behind HelloScience, an Open Innovation platform, helping to turn bright ideas into sustainable solutions. Engaging in startup competitions, as mentor eg. at IndieBio, world’s leading life science accelerator or as advisor: Gernot is able share his knowledge to scale science into market-ready solutions.