Dr. Christoph Beck


Christoph Beck combines 20 years of experience in the fields of project management, business development, marketing, product innovation and the design of organizational structures. His areas of focus include biotechnology, life science and the health sector.

Christoph studied biochemistry in Tübingen and Zurich and holds a Ph.D. in Natural Sciences from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (Switzerland) and a Post Graduate degree as Business Engineer from the Swiss Technology Society.
Christoph counts, among other things, on work experience as Co-Founder and Managing Director of Inqaba Biotec in Pretoria (South Africa). Inqaba Biotec is Africa’s first genomic service company offering DNA synthesis and DNA analyses services for customers in life science research and diagnostics. Furthermore, he assumed various responsibilities in project management, marketing and product development for international operating companies in Switzerland in the areas of medical devices, clinical diagnostics and eco-efficiency engineering.
Further to his role as director at Foro Innovativo, Christoph teaches biotechnology in the faculty of engineering at the University ORT in Montevideo (Uruguay).

Christoph was born in Germany, and operates the Office in Montevideo. He speaks German, English and Spanish.