Christoph works as a Programme Manager for EIT Food. He leads the Accelerator Network for EIT Food as well as the regional startup activities in Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Previously he supported two university spin-offs specialized in urban/vertical farming & Greentech as a co-founder and worked as a consultant specialized in commercial due diligence projects for private equity firms. He holds a phd in Entrepreneurship from University of Hohenheim and has authored a management book. His research was awarded the best doctoral dissertation award by the Academy of Management/Entrepreneurship Division.