Dr. Anne Umbach

Investment Manager

Dr. Anne Umbach

Investment Manager

Since obtaining her doctorate in physical chemistry, Anne Umbach has been involved with new technologies at both the academic and industrial levels. After leading an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Cologne, she moved to Philips in Aachen as a development engineer. From 2015, she was employed in a leading position at the COPT Center for Organic Electronics in Cologne; initially as scientific and technical manager, later she took over the overall management. In addition to conducting R&D projects, the center offered consulting, technology space, and an open device platform for tech startups. The close collaboration with start-ups formed in Anne the thought to move into direct start-up funding and to support them with her experience from process and product development as well as her network and knowledge regarding sustainability / circular economy.

 

Portfolio

Posts & mentions

Press
9. October 2023

Soluterials’ innovative and sustainable aluminium material revolutionises the industry – Seed investment from HTGF and business angels

Beelitz, 9 October 2023 – German start-up Soluterials has raised a seven-figure sum in the first closing of its seed round to accelerate the market launch of its innovative and sustainable high performance pure aluminium material »SoluteriAL«. SoluteriAL reduces the carbon footprint and offers superior properties compared to conventional aluminium metal or alloys, opening new opportunities for a wide range of industries. Backed by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) and three business ang
 

Events

Event
6. March 2024
LOPE-C Start-Up Forum & Award
The LOPE-C Start-up Forum will take place in Munich on March 6, 2024.As part of the start-up competition on the topic of “Organic & printed Electronics”, selected founders will present their business ideas in ten-minute pitches at the LOPEC Forum. Dr. Anne Umbach, Investment Manager at HTGF, will be a member of the jury. Click here for more information.