• To increase the profile of the research campus
  • To provide advice

Composition of the Board

  • Important representatives of business, academic research, politics and the like
  • Chairman of the Board: Dean of the Mannheim Medical Faculty at the Heidelberg University
  • Invited by the Steering Committee

Prof. Dr. Sergij Goerdt
Dean of Medical Faculty Mannheim of the Heidelberg University
(ex officio)

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Prof. Dr. Frauke Melchior
Rector of the Heidelberg University

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Prof. Dr. Angelika Altmann-Dieses
Rector of the Hochschule Mannheim University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Ursula Kummer
Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University & Centre for Organismal Studies Heidelberg

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Dr. Volker Proffen
Mayor of the City of Mannheim, Dezernat I

Dr. André Schmandke
Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts, Baden-Württemberg

Prof. Dr. Thomas Puhl
Rector of the University of Mannheim

Elisabeth Staudinger
Member of the Managing Board at Siemens Healthineers AG

Steering Committee


  • responsible for strategic orientation
  • approves new projects and partners
  • actively promotes the Research Campus in the public domain
  • secures project-related financing contributions

Composition of the Steering Committee

  • two Vice-Presidents
  • two representatives from industry
  • one representative from the University of Mannheim
  • two expert representatives from academia
  • one representative from Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft

Vice-President Innovation and Transfer of Heidelberg University:
Prof. Dr. Katja Patzel-Mattern
(ex officio)

Vice President Research & International Affairs at the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences:
Prof. Dr. Mathias Hafner

Industry representative:
Andreas Schneck
Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Industry representative:
Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Hennes
Universitätsklinikum Mannheim GmbH

Expert representative (academia):
Prof. Dr. Stefan Schönberg
Clinic for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at the University Medical Center Mannheim

Expert representative (academia):
Prof. Dr. Frank Giordano
Department of Radiation Oncology at the University Medical Center Mannheim

Representative of University of Mannheim:
Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Chair of General Management and Information Systems

Representative of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauernhansl
Fraunhofer IPA

Scientific Advisory Board


  • Exchange with colleagues from the steering committee
  • Recommendations concerning the adaptation of the M²OLIE research strategy

Composition of the Scientific Advisory Board

  • International experts on important core topics within M²OLIE
    • Professor Dr. Dieter R. Enzmann
      Chair of the Department of Radiology at UCLA, Los Angeles
    • Professor Dr. Paolo Fiorini
      Director of the Department of Computer Science, University of Verona
    • Professor Dr. med. Matthias Guckenberger
      Chair of the Department for Radiation Oncology, University Hospital Zurich
    • Professor Dr. Ron Kikinis
      Institute Director of Fraunhofer MEVIS, Bremen; founding Director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Brigham; Women’s Hospital, Harvard
    • Professor Dr. Jaques Marescaux
      President and Founder of the IRCAD, Strasbourg

Project Committee


  • proposes new projects and partners
  • coordinates projects
  • tracks project progress
  • advertises the overall project to the wider public via a spokesperson

Composition of the Project Committee

  • Two representatives per project team: one representative from academia and one representative from industry
  • The spokesperson and the deputy spokesperson are selected from among its members (one university representative and one industry representative)
  • Representatives from the City of Mannheim (advisory)
  • Director and Deputy Director of the office (advisory)

Spokesperson of the M²OLIE Research Campus and academic representative of the M²INT project:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Stallkamp
MIISM, Medical Faculty Mannheim of Heidelberg University

Industry representative of the M²INT project:
Dr. Anke Siebert
Siemens Healthcare GmbH

Academical representative of the M²IBID project:
Barbara Wichtmann, M. Sc.
University Hospital Bonn

Industry representative of the M²IBID project:
Dr. Sebastian Schäfer
Mint Medical GmbH

Academical representative of the M²DATA project:
Luis Oberste, M. Sc.
University of Mannheim

Industry representative of the M²DATA project:
Dr. Hannah Schlott
Universitätsklinikum Mannheim GmbH

Representative of the City of Mannheim:
Katharina Fox
Mannheim Medical Technology Cluster

Project Group


  • proposes new projects and partners
  • sets and tracks project aims and results
  • coordinates projects internally

Composition of the Project Group

  • One representative per partner
  • Up to two representatives are appointed in the Project Committee (one representative from university and industry respectively)

M²OLIE Administration Office


  • assists in project planning and control
  • support applications
  • provides support in terms of reporting obligations
  • communicates with project sponsors
  • organizes events

Composition of the Office

  • Head of the Administration Office (academic head)
  • Deputy Head of the Administration Office (responsible for industry contacts)
  • Project managers

Head of the M²OLIE Administration Office
Prof. Dr. Patrick Maier (Head of Academics)

Deputy Head of Administration
Dr. Ralph Strecker (responsible for industry contacts)

Project Manager
Dr. Simone Eichner

Project Manager
Marketing & Communications
Dr. Laura Winter