Surgical Gloves – Rethought.
Status and Achievements
- 1. Place at Startup Slam 2016 at the 'Hauptstadtkongress Medizin und Gesundheit',
- 2. Place 'Science to lean 'Startup'' of the Humboldt-Innovation,
- Top 10 'Businessplanwettbewerb Medizinwirtschaft der Startbahn Ruhr',
- IBB - ProFIT-Frühphasenförderung 2017
- IBB - ProFIT-Projektförderung 2017
Dr. Martin BotheManaging Director
Martin is physicist and materials scientist. He received a doctor’s degree in studying the thermomechanical properties of polymer systems. Applying for a patent for the optimization of medical gloves, he initiated the building of the company Smarterials.
Michael Schneiker, MBAFinance / Business Development
Michael is economist, social scientist and banker. He has collected several years of experience in a world-leading investment company. In the company, he invests his know-how and is responsible for finance and business development.
Dr. Nikolaus MirtschinResearch and Development
Nikolaus holds a PhD in materials science with a focus on the mechanical properties of polymers. He is an essential know-how carrier in the company and is responsible for the areas of process technology, IP and standardization.
Dr. Larisa SchmidtChemist, Materials Development
Larisa has a PhD in Chemistry and is specialized in the synthesis and characterization of inorganic particles for medical applications. She has been working on surface modifications of particulate materials for innovative polymer-based composite materials. At Smarterials, she transfers this concept to latex-particle-composites and coatings.
M.Sc. Cynthia KembuanChemist, Characterization
Cynthia is a chemist and is currently finishing her PhD on the synthesis and characterization of particles for photonic applications. At Smarterials, she supports the synthesis and investigation of particles for the treatment of latex surfaces and characterizes the latex-particle-systems with regard to basic materials properties.
Florian LöhleinEuropean Diplom-Betriebswirt (economist), mentor and investor
Florian has been working for the health care group Fresenius nationally and internationally before leading clinics for the clinic group Artemed and bringing the medical technology start-up Stenttec to an exit. He was responsible for post-merger integration at MEDIAN Kliniken and is now head of several companies.