Dr.-Ing. Birgit Thoben
CEO and Founder
Future.Solutions, Switzerland

Dr. Thoben received a degree (diploma) in energy and chemical engineering in 2000 from the Technical University of Berlin (master thesis with Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg) and her PhD from the University of Stuttgart/German Aerospace Center (DLR) in 2004. She started working within the business unit of Diesel Systems in 2005 for Robert Bosch GmbH, moving to Corporate Research within Applied Material Science in 2007, and then to the Department of Applied Chemistry in 2009, concentrating on fuel cells. In 2014 she took over the role as leading international Innovation Manager of Corporate Research, creating the lighthouse project Innovation Management Global in 2016. During her career at Bosch she in parallel worked as an expert for the European Commission, for the German Government, and as a lecturer for the Joint European Summer School on Fuel Cell, Electrolyser, and Battery Technologies. 2018 she created her own company, future.solutions, developing innovative interactions between science, business, and art.


Birgit Thoben
Future.Solutions, Switzerland
6 JULY 2022