Board of Trustees

The board of trustees is an external advisory body attached to the institute. It consists of representatives fom science, industry, business, and public life. The members of the board of trustees are appointed by the Executive Board of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft with the approval of the director of the institute. Their annual meetings are attended by at least one member of the Executive Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In 2020, Prof. Dr. Ralf B. Wehrspohn attended our hybrid meeting in his function as Executive Vice President for Technology Marketing and Business Models of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

In 2020, the members of the Fraunhofer ENAS board of trustees were:

Prof. Dr. Udo Bechtloff, Prof. Bechtloff Unternehmensberatung

Deputy chairman:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht, Director, Institute of Micro and Nanomaterials, Ulm University

Members of the board of trustees Committee:

MRn Dr. Annerose Beck Head of Unit, Saxon State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs
Dr. Stefan Finkbeiner CEO, Bosch Sensortec GmbH
Prof. Dr. habil. Maximilian Fleischer Siemens Energy, Strategy & Technology and Innovation, Siemens Gas & Power GmbH & Co. KG
Dr. Christiane Le Tiec CTO Ozone Products, MKS Instruments Deutschland GmbH
MinR Dr. Stefan Mengel Head of Unit, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
MDirigin Barbara Meyer Head of Department, Saxon State Ministry of Economy, Labour and Transport
Thomas Schmidt State Minister, Saxon State Ministry for Regional Development
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schubert Director, Jena Center for Soft Matter, Jena University
Peter Schuster Vice President R&D Industry 4.0, Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG
Uwe Schwarz Manager Development MEMS Technologies, X-FAB MEMS Foundry GmbH
Dr. Ina Sebastian Senior Director R&D&I Policy, Infineon Technologies AG
Dr. Elisabeth Steimetz Senior consultant and group manager, VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH
Prof. Dr. Gerd Strohmeier President, Chemnitz University of Technology
Dr. Maciej Wiatr Director DMTS Strategic Development, GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden

We thank Dr. Wolfgang Buchholtz from GLOBALFOUNDRIES Dresden and Dr. Arbogast M. Grunau from Schaeffler Technologies, for supporting our institute as members of the advisory board until 2020. We also thank all board members and especially the chairman Prof. Udo Bechtloff and the deputy chairman Prof. Hans-Jörg Fecht for supporting our institute.