Managing Director, Humboldt-Innovation
Volker Hofmann is managing director of HUMBOLDT-INNOVATION, the knowledge and technology transfer unit of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In 2018 the company was awarded “Best Innovation Supporter” in Germany, the same year the world economic forum ranked the German economy as the most innovative in the world. Prior to that Volker Hofmann was responsible for the startup activities of the university and has worked for an Asian-based consultancy. He serves on several boards of innovation and transfer institutions.