BioEcho next generation products for the Life Sciences —
Convenience by design

BioEcho Team

BioEcho has been founded by a team of experts in the field of genomic sample preparation, molecular diagnostics and biotechnology process development. Furthermore, the team has in-depth expertise in the automation of laboratory processes. BioEcho strives to improve current molecular diagnostics methodologies by speeding up and drastically simplifying procedures and by development of sustainable consumables and laboratory processes.

BioEcho – Next Generation Products for the Life Sciences

The founders and most of the team members have aquired their skills in general management, product development and sales & marketing during their time with Qiagen, a pioneer in the standardization of nucleic acid purification and an important player in molecular diagnostics.

Dr. Frank Schäfer

Managing Director
Frank Schäfer, PhD, is co-founder and Managing Director of BioEcho Life Sciences where he is responsible for Business Development and Sales & Marketing.
Frank has 21 years of experience with Start-up to mid-size Biotech companies where he held R&D and General Management positions. In particular, he is founder of three Biotechnology companies and has profound hands-on knowledge in the strategic development, fund-raising and financial aspects, and the practical set-up of start-up endeavours.
Frank is also founder and shareholder of Cube Biotech, a provider for (membrane) protein services and consumables founded in 2012. Previously, Dr. Schäfer spent 16 years in various positions within the R&D department at Qiagen, Germany, where he headed the “Protein Sciences” and “DNA Applications” business units. Responsibilites included protein production, genomics & NGS sample preparation and cancer assay development.
He also spent 3 years with Caris Life Sciences (Phoenix, AZ, USA) where he led the Liquid Biopsy-based cancer diagnostics assay development and Caris' European operations. Dr. Schäfer is also the founder and Managing Director at FS Life Science Investment - a strategic and R&D consulting firm in Germany since July 2012.
Dr. Frank Schäfer and Dr. Markus Müller

A look into the future:
The BioEcho management, Dr. Frank Schäfer and Dr. Markus Müller

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