Westend-Innovation UG was founded by

Prof. Dr. Uwe Jacob in 2009.


The company focuses on coaching of founder teams and consulting services for start-up biotechnological companies.


Since 2010 Prof. Dr. Uwe Jacob is working as a coach and consultant for biotech start-ups. Therefore, he founded the biotech consulting company Westend-Innovation UG and invented the BioEntrepreneur Boot Camp together with BioM.  Previously he was the main founder and first CEO of SuppreMol GmbH. Later he was holding the position of the Chief Scientific Officer 2002 and 2008) and the Chief Development Officer (2008 and 2009). In parallel Prof. Jacob is teaching biochemistry at the Gene Center, Munich. Before working with SuppreMol he was assistant Professor at the Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich and a group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. Uwe Jacob studied biochemistry at the Medizinische Hochschule Hannover and the University of Southern California. He finalized his PhD thesis in X-ray crystallography in the department of Prof. Huber at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. Afterwards Uwe Jacob continued his career as a post doctoral scientist at Roche Pharmaceuticals where he also finished his habilitation program.