Since November 2014, Marjan Kraak has been heading the spin-off group at ETH transfer and is Program Manager of the Pioneer Fellowship Grant. Previously, she was Business Development Manager at the technology transfer office. Between January 2013 – February 2016, she established and managed the Innovation and Entrepreneurship lab in the Life Sciences (ieLab HPL). Marjan is a biologist by training and has a PhD in Biotechnology from ETH Zurich. She has 10 years of industry experience in project management at DSM Biologics (NL) and in global product management at Tecan (CH) and Qiagen (CH) in the field of molecular diagnostics.