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Ruth M. Herzog

Ruth M. Herzog

Ruth M. Herzog is the Head of the Office of Technology Transfer, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ, German Cancer Research Center).

As head of DKFZ’s Office of Technology Transfer Ruth Herzog has a rich experience in and extensive knowledge of the business of technology transfer. Her expertise includes intellectual property management, business development and deal making in the life sciences, especially in the cancer field i.e. licensing, spin-off creation, and collaboration with industry including strategic alliances. She earned an M.A. in economics and management from Technical University of Kaiserslautern and is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and a Registered Technology Transfer Professional (RTTP).

Ruth Herzog is an active member ASTP-Proton Europe, German TechnologieAllianz and BioDeutschland. Prior to joining the DKFZ in 1997 to reorganise its technology transfer operations, she built her business career in sales and marketing in oncology at Hoffmann-La Roche. Ruth Herzog received her Ph.D. in molecular tumor biology in 1991 from the University of the Saar and a diploma in biology in 1986 from the University of Bonn.