Dr Janin Sameith
Dr Janin Sameith
Director Life Sciences & Bioeconomy
Hessen Trade & Invest

Dr Janin Sameith studied microbiology at the Carl von Ossietzky University with a focus on environmental science and subsequently completed his doctorate at the Federal Research Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources. Her scientific work focused on microbial physiology and biochemistry of organisms under extreme environmental conditions, the influence of microorganisms on geological processes and fixation of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.

After a research postdoc at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main in the field of molecular biochemistry and physiology of organisms in biogas plants, she worked as a leading project manager for the Federal Institute for Materials Research & Testing in Berlin in 2016 in the field of microbial material damage of materials -especially the bio-electrochemical corrosion.

Since May 2017, she has been heading the activities in the technology field of Life Sciences and Bioeconomy under the brand "Technologieland Hessen". With her colleagues Janin is shaping Hessen's future in the technology sector of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and chemical industry, as well es medical technology. On behalf of the Hessian Ministry of Economics, the HTAI advises and networks companies and supports them in the development, application and marketing of key technologies.

Since 2017, Janin provides her technological insight and expertise to support entrepreneurship and start-ups in Hessen working in the framework of the nationwide and international business plan competition Science4Life.

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