Philipp Hainzl has been representing the Vienna Business Agency in a management capacity at the Vienna life sciences platform LISAvienna since September 2020. As head of the Business Agency’s life sciences team, he also helps shape strategic decisions on the future development of this sector in Vienna. Philipp Hainzl is responsible for the Vienna Business Agency’s Startup Labs at the Vienna BioCenter and is committed to providing additional laboratory space for companies in Vienna. His career path so far has taken him from academic research via biotech start-ups and all the way to “big pharma”. In addition to a broad knowledge base gained from his degree in genetic engineering & biotechnology, he brings valuable experience in biotech and pharmaceutical management, lean management and process optimization and in sales and customer support to LISAvienna.