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).
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.
Gottfried Auer from Austria
As graduated electronics engineer from Austria Gottfried Auer (65) has more than 45 years experience in the electronics industry with most of the industrial carrier in R&D and market development. He joined Grundig AG in Germany in 1972 in engineering. From 1988 Director of Development for Audio and Communication Products with labs in Germany, Portugal, and Malaysia. 1993 “Management Buy Out” to establish an independent engineering company in Germany. 2013 moved to Thailand to start Advanced ID Asia Engineering Co. Ltd. with main activity automotive electronic parts and wire harnesses as well as RFID products
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.