Dr. Gernot Berger

Dr. Gernot Berger

Dr. Gernot Berger is a physicist with a strong affinity for the strategic development of companies. He was co-owner of a start-up company and contributed significantly to its success as sales, marketing and product manager. With his keen sense of market requirements and business development, he helped to establish the invention as a worldwide industry standard in optics manufacturing after the exit. Parallel to his work, he earned an Executive MBA from the Mannheim Business School in 2018, which focuses on entrepreneurship and strategic leadership. Before joining HTGF in 2019, Gernot used his strategic knowledge profitably for a medium-sized company selling high-tech B2B products in the highly competitive 3C industry with complex stakeholder structures.


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Posts & mentions

15. April 2021

Novel laser technology for biomedicine - Twenty-One Semiconductors successfully closes seed financing round with High-Tech Gründerfonds.

High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF) invests in the start-up Twenty-One Semiconductors (21S) as part of a first round of financing. The spin-off from the University of Stuttgart produces semiconductor-based laser crystals for biomedical applications. These crystals enable the realization of laser modules in the yellow spectral range, which is difficult to access with traditional laser technologies. Such yellow lasers are used to significantly increase the information content of biomedical investig