Friederike Hettinger has graduated in Business, Language and Culture (M.Sc.), focusing on Innovation Management and Internationalization Strategies. During her studies at the University of Passau in International Cultural and Business Studies (B.A.) and at the Copenhagen Business School (M.Sc.) she regularly worked as student assistant in Germany and aborad (Mexico, Brazil), in the field of Executive Search (Kienbaum), Business Development (adidas Group) and Trade & Investment (ProMéxico). After graduation she continued her professional career as Project Manager in International Operations (PharmaFGP) before taking up her work with TUM International GmbH. As Senior Project Manager, she drives the development and implementation of concepts for industry and innovation sites worldwide, with stakeholders coming from academia, industry, and public institutions.