Dr. Caroline Fichtner

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Dr. Caroline Fichtner

Principal / Authorized Signatory

Along with her experience in VC, biophysicist Dr Caroline Fichtner also spent many years working at the Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry in Mülheim an der Ruhr. At HTGF, the authorized signatory is responsible for the financing and development of technology start-ups in the life sciences field.


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Posts & mentions

5. October 2021

Life Science Pitch Day: Real entrepreneurs, real innovation, real added value

It was a special moment when CureVac founder Ingmar Hoerr shared his business story at the Life Science Pitch Day. More than 30 start-ups, investors, and scientists took part in the event at the end of September, which was organised by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) together with partners Bayer, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Innovation and Start-Up Center Biotechnology (IZB). We spoke to the event organisers at HTGF: Dr. Caroline Fichtner and Dr. Martin Pfister, both HTGF Principals, touched
1. June 2021

Medtech startup Inovedis closes 7-digit seed financing round

The medical technology start-up Inovedis located in Albstadt has closed a financing round of EUR 1.8 million, led by High-Tech Gründerfonds. The fund invests together with MBG Mittelständische Beteiligungsgesellschaft Baden-Württemberg and Volksbank Albstadt ChancenKapital and a group of renowned angel investors. Inovedis is developing a new surgical technique for shoulder injuries based on a PEEK implant. The optimal treatment result is achieved through simple, fast and safe surgical tec
11. December 2020

Resolve Biosciences Launches New Era in Single-Cell Spatial Analysis

Company announces $24 million Series A financing and appoints Jason T. Gammack as CEO to accelerate development and commercialization of Molecular Cartography™ platform Resolve Biosciences, the pioneer in Molecular Cartography™, announced the completion of a $24 million Series A financing round and the appointment of Co-founder Jason T. Gammack as Chief Executive Officer. The company's Molecular Cartography platform is a groundbreaking multi-analyte and highly multiplex spatial ana


15. June 2021
ACHEMA Live-Event | DECHEMA e.V.
ACHEMA Pulse: digital live event with key notes, live interviews, roundtable discussions on various topics and visionary presentations on three live stages. The program will be conducted in English. The ACHEMA Pulse Live program is hosted by ACHEMA. The program offers all participants the opportunity to discuss innovative solutions and exchange ideas. Date: June 15-16, 2021 ACHEMA Founders Award Session will be held on June 15, 2021 from 9:20 to 13:00 from a Live Stage. HTGF will actively partic
30. September 2021
6. Life Science Pitch Day 2021
You are a life science start-up and would like to present your company to leading life science investors and corporate decision-makers? Then you’ve come to the right place! On 30.09.2021 the Life Science Pitch Day 2021 will take place in Munich. An event by investors and corporates for founders! Apply until 10.09.2021 with your non-confidential pitch deck at lifescience-pitchday@htgf.de. We are looking forward to an exciting day with all participants and our special guest Ingmar Hoerr, fou
1. October 2021
BioRiver Boost! 2021 | BioRiver – Life Science in Rheinland e.V.
As part of the BioRiver Boost! 2021, founders will present their technologies for the 8th time and face the questions of the expert jury. Eight selected start-up projects from biotechnology and life sciences from Germany and neighboring EU countries can be expected. In the Reverse Pitch Session, participants will hear presentations from industry. This session will focus on the innovation fields of Scientific Bioprocessing and Evotec as well as Bayer, Qiagen and Miltenyi Biotec. The final award c