Studied physics at the Leibniz University of Hannover with a focus on photonics. Afterwards he received his doctorate at the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. in the field of optical coating technologies. Afterwards he took over the management of the laser research department at the project management organization VDI Technologiezentrum.
This was followed by positions as Chief Technology Officer at Lambda Physik AG, Managing Director at Microlas GmbH and R&D Director at Sartorius AG. Dr. Manfred Rahe has extensive knowledge and experience gained in over 25 years in various leading positions in innovation and process management along the value-added chain of small, medium-sized and large companies and scientific institutions. On this basis, he has assumed responsibility for the business area Innovation + Process Management as well as for the networks UKPL and Optofluidik at EurA AG.
The establishment and management of regional, nationwide and international technology networks is part of EurA AG's core business. With over 50 established associations of SMEs and research institutions, the company is the market leader in technology networks. The partners jointly develop solutions for current and future challenges. These research and development activities are supported by state subsidies. More information can be found at www.eura-ag.de.