Right in the center of Berlin, our experts from the worlds of science, the clinic, and tech work on the Flying Health Digital Drug Pipeline.
Dr. Markus Müschenich
Markus is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Berlin-based Flying Health. He is a board-certified pediatrician and holds a Masters degree in Public Health. For more than 10 years he has been a board member of non-profit and private hospital groups. He is founder and board member of the German Association for Internet Medicine. Markus is regarded as a specialist in digital medicine.
Christian is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Flying Health. In 2007 he co-founded imedo.de, one of the first German doctor-rating platforms. He later joined qualitaetskliniken.de as CEO, where he worked to make hospital quality comparable, and accessible to everyone via digital means. Digital Health is a passion that Christian has been following as an entrepreneur and investor for over ten years.
Head of Incubator
Laura is responsible for operations in our Incubator program as well as maintaining and strengthening the ecosystem of partner companies, both health industry corporates and digital health startups. She joined Flying Health as the first employee in 2015. Laura holds a master degree in biochemistry. Fascinated by the internal molecular organization of cells, she enjoys connecting dots and building networks in many contexts.
Director Digital Drugs
Lina joined in 2018 as Director of the Digital Drugs team to build innovative ideas into digital drugs. Previously, she worked with payers and providers, pharma and clinical research whilst at The Boston Consulting Group and at Social Finance UK, before joining a company builder in Colombia. Lina holds an MPA from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Economics and in International Affairs from the University of St.Gallen.
Stefan is an entrepreneur and former consultant, passionate about bringing digital health care to consumers. He works in the digital drugs team, looking for ways to scale Flying Health's ventures and searching for the next big digital drug idea. He joined Flying Health in early 2018. Before that, he founded Cubitabo, an e-commerce retailer for mattresses and bedding.
Christina is the vital center of Flying Health. She joined in 2016 and has deftly managed ourselves and our office ever since, keeping all our appointments, venues and well-being orderly and cared for. Before Flying Health she worked as an executive assistant in various industries. Christina holds a master’s degree in German philology and Romance studies.
Product & Tech
Mike's been programming for 15+ years. He's bad at sitting still, so he's been around the block. Old school fat clients, mobile and web apps, cloud architecture, corporates and startups, he's seen it all. A growing passion for medtech and product led him to Flying Health, where he's been heading the Product & Tech team, building content platforms and helping young companies figure out which way is up.
Product & Tech
Theresa joined the Flying Health team in 2016 as a working student and started full time in May 2018. She studied media science to the master’s level and has foremost worked with media archeology and new technologies. She also has a background in radio production and event management and is passionate about finding – next to the right desserts for our Fireside Chats – the right technologies for our next digital drug.
Laura started as a working student at Flying Health in April 2017 while writing her Master’s thesis. She joined full-time in August 2017 and since then has been responsible for the heady cocktail that is market access, in all its economic, business, and regulatory aspects, and a particular emphasis on reimbursement. Laura earned Bachelor and Masters degrees in Health Economics, an education that took her to Norway, Italy and Austria. She's worked in health management and health research, and has co-published with the Bertelsmann Foundation.
Christiane is interested in the depths of the brain. She joined Flying Health in October 2016 after completing her neuroscience Master's. Early in her studies, she wrestled with the imperative of doing scientific research in a way that would provide actual value to patients. As part of the science lab, she now fosters the development of real-world therapeutic applications. At the interface of science and the startup ecosystem, she sees the best (and worst) of both worlds.
Natascha holds a master degree in psychology and is also a certified holistic health coach. Early on in her studies, she focused on identifying health risk factors in the workplace, and on designing concepts for occupational health promotion. Her work in digital health began with a scientific evaluation of an online therapy aimed at reducing risk factors for depression and anxiety. This work brought Natascha to the Flying Health team in 2018, where she runs partner management, striving daily to ensure the success of our collaborations.
Pauline joined the Flying Health Team in May 2018. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in media and communication studies, and was trained as a state-certified chemical-technical assistant (CTA). Before joining the Flying Health Team she worked in customer advisory for an advertising agency. Pauline now supports the Start-up Scanner while studying bioinformatics at Freie Universität Berlin.
Alina is a clinical psychologist, passionate about mental health and tackling the problems of the mental healthcare system with digital solutions. Before joining Flying Health in ‘17, she was busy doing research on online interventions for eating disorders at Stanford and TU Dresden. She now supports the Start-up Scanner and Science Lab while training to be a psychotherapist at Humboldt University of Berlin.
Digital Drugs Analyst
Since 2017, Alexis has been supporting Flying Health partner startups by gathering and disseminating information about the operational, technical and legal issues around company building. Having worked for a development bank for three years and holding a degree in business administration, Alexis now studies medicine while keeping a sharp eye on the entrepreneurial side of the medical sector.