Dr. Christine Neuy is managing director of microTEC Südwest, one of 15 German “Spitzencluster”. She has 20 years of network respectively cluster management experience in different roles.
Christine studied chemistry and made her degree in biotechnology (technical chemistry). She finished her PhD on metal-organic chemistry / nanotechnology in 1995.
From 1996 to 1998 Christine worked with IMM, the research institute for microtechnology at Mainz, today Fraunhofer IMM, in the Public Relations/Marketing department. This brought her to her field of activity in microsystems technology.
From 1998 to 2010 she worked with IVAM, an international industrial interest group in microsystems technology, in Dortmund in different positions and finally was managing director of the association for 10 years.
In 2000 she finished her avocational studies in economics with a thesis on „Trust in cooperations“.
In 2011 Christine joined microTEC Südwest, being responsible for the overall project management of the "Spitzencluster“ microTEC Südwest, the microtechnology cluster in Germany’s Southwest. Since 2016 she is managing director of microTEC Südwest.