Prof. Dr. Hans-Ulrich Demuth Honorary Professor of Proteinbiotechnolgy, Department of Biotechnology, Anhalt University of Applied Science, Köthen, Germany As an entrepreneur and successful founder Prof. Demuth served several high-ranking positions during his career including but not limited to board member positions at Probiodrug (now Vivoryon) and department leader and acting director positions at Fraunhofer institutions. He possesses more than 40 years of academic and industrial experience in target validation and drug discovery and was responsible for successfully market approved and still in clinical trials tested drug development programs. He has an outstanding scientific track record with more than 370 publications that were cited more than 5000 times (h-index 56).