Please contact:

Sabine Schneider (Sekretariat)
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49(0)69 7564-341

Business Network for Women in Life Sciences

 We are a group of  woman managers in

  • biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies
  • in biotechnology-associated companies like venture capital, managemant consultancies and service providers
  • in universities, research institutions, associations...

The Business Network for Women in Life Sciences was founded in 2002 under coordination of  VBU - Vereinigung Deutscher Biotechnologie-Unternehmen (Association of German Biotechnology Companies) and DECHEMA e. V.

Since March 2009, Dagmar Schwertner (BioGenes GmbH, Berlin) manages the Business Network.  Vice Chair is Dr. Susanne Simon (TROCKLE Consulting, Stäfa / Zurich, Switzerland).

 Schwertner           Simon Susanne                       
Dagmar Schwertner-Knoll
(BioGenes GmbH, Berlin)
         Dr. Susanne Simon
         (TROCKLE Consulting, Stäfa/Zurich, CH)


The Business Network meets twice a year, discussing various management-relevant topics (carreer, communication, funding, marketing, international business, etc).


Join us at  Xing or visit our next meeting.

Detailed information is given on the German language VBU webpage.