Peter Halwachs heads the life sciences team in the Technology Services unit at the Vienna Business Agency. Since 2010, he has represented the Business Agency in an executive role on the Vienna Life Sciences platform LISAvienna, and is responsible for the areas of medical devices and eHealth. In addition, Peter Halwachs is a member of the supervisory board of the COMET K1 center CBmed for personalized medicine. After completing his studies in electrical engineering at the Vienna University of Technology, Peter Halwachs conducted research into intelligent sensor technology at the COMET K1 CTR center. He then successfully founded a technology company in 2003, for which he served as managing director for several years. In addition to his personal experience as the founder of a technology start-up, Peter Halwachs can also look back on many years working in development, production, and international sales. Peter Halwachs has also completed a training in patent and license management at the MCI in Innsbruck.