Dr. Friedrich Streffer
In 2001, after a stage at the Hahn Meitner Institute, Friedrich turned to a consultant for software development processes and project management. Examples of his professional activities are Lead software engineer for payment terminal projects in the German market for Gieseke & Devrient, Ingenico S.A. (a French global leader in seamless payment) and Banksys ( now part of Atos Worldline, a major European player specializing in electronic payment services, CRM and eservices), Senior consultant for software development process spanning the Business and IT department (SEB, Sweden & Germany, leading banking group in Northern Europe), Project manager of a data pool migration project from Italy to Germany, Budget > €1.5 Mio (Bürgel, Economic Information Service) and test manager for the SEPA payment scheme (SEB, Schweden, leading banking group in Northern Europe). Friedrich is co-founder of LXP (formerly maxbiogas) and currently responsible for the process development. He is spokesman for “Biobased Fine Chemicals” of the Brandenburg Cluster “Plastics and Chemistry”. Friedrich earned his PhD in biophysical chemistry from the TU Berlin. He is the author of more than 20 numerous scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, such as Physical Review Letters, European Journal of Biochemistry and Journal of Chemical Physics, and appeared in close cooperation with groups of the Rutherford Appleton Labs (Oxford, UK), the Biomedical Center (Uppsala, Sweden) and is inventor of more than 40 patents and patent applications in the field of biotechnology. He speaks German (native) and English (business fluent) and he is married with two children.