Dr. Sven Thate

BASF Venture Capital GmbH

Sven Thate is an investment manager at BASF Venture Capital GmbH in Ludwigshafen. Prior to that, he worked in Taiwan and Germany for BASF’s Electronic Materials business unit and led various technology and business development teams for the semiconductor and photovoltaic industry. He started his career at BASF in electrochemistry and fuel cell research. Sven Thate studied biochemistry and chemical engineering in Stuttgart and Birmingham. The topic of his dissertation was ultrapure water production using electro-membrane technology.


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