CLC Germany

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Phone: +49 6 21 76 44 610
The CLC, operated by the German EIT Health GmbH, is located in Mannheim and Heidelberg. In Mannheim, Roche Diagnostics is hosting offices, and in Heidelberg, offices are located at Technology Park Heidelberg. Within 20 km, the innovation ecosystem around Heidelberg and Mannheim combines a highly experienced track record of academic and business partners: it is home to the first German leading edge cluster in Life Sciences (BioRN, European Cluster Management Excellence Gold label), the German excellence University Heidelberg (comprehensive University, education, research, hospitals), and the global health company Roche Diagnostics (open business campus). The regional cluster covers 150 SMEs with its own R&D units in the biotech and medtech sector. The broad network of prestigious Swiss partners and affiliated German clusters (BIO.NRW, BioRN, Medical Valley, Bio-M) with professional management expertise covers 550 SMEs in all health related sectors.

The team

Uli Harnacke
Managing Director ad-interim
T: +49 621 76 44 6110
Sigrid Koller
Management Assistant
T: +49 621 76 44 61 0
Stephanie Bechtel
Innovation Manager
T: +49 621 76 44 61 13
Bodo Brückner
Entrepreneurship Manager
T: +49 621 76 44 61 15
Sarah Ganz
Project Manager
T: +49 621 76 44 61 17
Christine Neumann
Communication Manager
T: +49 621 76 44 61 14
Eva-Maria Gottmann
Business Creation Manager | Accelerator and Education Services
T: +49 621 76 44 6116
Svenja Vater
Project Manager
T: +49 621 76446118

Supervisory board

Dr. Volker Lodwig (Chairman),
Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer.nat. Catherine Disselhorst-Klug,
Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus Diepold,
Technische Universität München
Dr. Torsten Niederdränk,
Siemens Healthineers
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Jürgen Schüttler,
Friedrich Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Prof. Dr. Thomas Rausch,
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Freimut Schliess,
Profil Institut für Stoffwechselforschung GmbH
Stefan Simianer, MD, PHD, MBA,
Dr. Dr. Barbara Stegmann,
UCB Biosciences GmbH
Dr.-Ing. Elmar Dorner, SAP SE,


Business Offices Mannheim:

Sandhofer Straße 116, 68305 Mannheim

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Education and Research Offices Heidelberg:

Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.1, 69120 Heidelberg

Get directions


Directions to the CLC offices: to Business Offices Mannheim

By car:

  • Exit the A6 at the Mannheim-Sandhofen exit in the direction of Mannheim-Waldhof / Hafen 3+4

  • Turn right after onto B44 / Frankenthaler Straße

  • After 1.2km turn right onto Bürstadter Straße

  • After 850m keep right to stay on Bürstadter Straße

  • Slight left to stay on Bürstadter Straße

  • Turn left at the 1st cross street onto Sandhofer Straße

  • After 1.7km you see the Roche Diagnostics Campus on the left side

  • You can choose between Visitor parking B1 (short term) and B2 (long term)

By train:

You will see the tram stops as soon as you exit the main station in Mannheim. Take a No. 3 tram in the direction of Sandhofen. Get off at the Roche stop. Cross the street, and you arrive directly in front of the main building.

By plane

  • Take a flight to Frankfurt International Airport.

  • Take a long-distance train to Mannheim.

Directions to the CLC offices: to Education and Research Offices Heidelberg

By car:

If you are travelling by car, you can take either the A656 highway from Mannheim or the A5 (E35) highway from Frankfurt or Karlsruhe.

  • Exit the A5 at the Heidelberger Kreuz.

  • Take the A656 in the direction of Heidelberg.

  • At the first light, turn left onto Vangerowstrasse.

  • Follow the signs to the Zoo / Chirurgie / Technologiepark, follow the road as it bears to the right.

  • Turn left at the next light (at the filling station).

  • Turn right after driving under the bridge, once on top of the bridge, turn right and cross the River Neckar.

  • Follow Berliner Strasse.

  • Turn left at the fourth light, you will see the Technology Park buildings on your left.

  • The Office is in building 130.1.

 By train:

When you arrive at Heidelberg main station (Hauptbahnhof), you can take the bus (every 10 minutes): Linie 32 – direction Universitätsklinikum (university hospital). Get off at the fourth stop, (Universitäts-Campus) which is directly in front of the Marsilius Arcades (Im Neuenheimer Feld 130.1, 69120 Heidelberg).

A location map of the Marsilius Arcades can be found here.

By plane

  • Take a flight to Frankfurt International Airport.

  • Take a long-distance train to Heidelberg.

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