Head, Patents and Licensing, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Silke joined the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (EAWAG), where she headed the analytical lab for surface water and biological material for 9 years.
In 2001 she joined ETH transfer as technology transfer manager. After further education in Intellectual Property law she now heads the group “Patents and Licenses” at ETH transfer. In 2008 she received a CAS in General Management from the Institute for Strategy and Business Economics of the University of Zurich.
She is a member of LES Switzerland (Licensing Executive Society), member of swiTT (Swiss Technology Transfer Association) and GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker).