Our Board of Directors
Dr Dieter Trau from Germany
CTO and Founder
Associate Prof. Dr. Dieter Trau, is the CTO and founder of Tip Biosystems. He is also Director and the main inventor of the company’s technology and leads early stage research & development. Dieter holds a PhD in Chemistry from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Since 2013 he is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Tobias Arnold from Germany
Tobias Arnold, Director of Tip Biosystems is leading product development & manufacturing. Tobias is an Industrial Electronics Specialist with training in Germany (Fachhochschule) and at the German air force. He is specialized in LED technology, electroplating and circuit board manufacturing. He founded Lunatronic Pte Ltd in 2006 in Singapore and worked as its Director.
Michael Tillmann from Germany
Mr. Michael Tillmann is a Director of Tip Biosystems representing the investors. Michael has 25 years of experience in senior executive positions for multinational companies in the pharmaceutical and diagnostics industry. As CEO, Michael founded Vela Diagnostics with the vision of establishing the company as a global provider of integrated IVD solutions in molecular diagnostics. Previously he was President & CEO for Roche Diagnostics in North America and before that in Asia Pacific and Europe.
Erich Erber from Austria
Erich Erber is a Director of Tip Biosystems. Erich Erber has received several awards including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2010, Vienna. Erich is an Honorary Senator of the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna and holds the title of Honorary Senator from the Universität für Bodenkultur. In October 2014, Erich Erber was awarded the Doctor of Philosophy (Animal Nutrition and Food Technology) honoris causa by the Kasetsart University Bangkok. Founder of the biennial Biomin World Nutrition Form, where the objective has always been to “talk about the future – not the products” in human and animal nutrition, Erich Erber has always given the key note speeches in all of those events.