Michael Krohn, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President

Dr Michael Krohn studied biology and graduated in molecular biology with a PhD from the Heinrich-Heine University (HHU) Düsseldorf and did his postdoctoral training at the Max-Planck Institute for Immunology in Freiburg with focus on molecular and cell biology. Dr Michael Krohn started his industrial career at BRAIN AG as a project manager in 1997. Since 2001 he has been working in the management at BRAIN AG as head of the BioActives & Performance Biologicals unit. In this position he is responsible for the research & development of bioactive ingredients mainly for the food & cosmetic industries for industrial applications and products. His main accountability is best described by national and international contract research, in house developments as well as national and international business development of functional ingredients for business-to-business markets. Since 2013 he is part of the coordination team of the Innovation-Alliance called “NatLifE2020”. In 2013 Dr Michael Krohn became member of the executive committee at BRAIN and has meanwhile 20 years’ professional experience in Industrial Biotechnology.


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