Team members

Innovation manager in the iCampµs project Priv. Doz. Dr.-Ing. Christine Ruffert

or christine.ruffert(at)

  • Diploma in Physics 2002 at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Major: Optics, minor: Microtechnology;
    Thesis topic: Construction of a red-tuned dipole trap
    for 87Rb atoms in a Bose-Einstein condensate
  • Dissertation at the Institute for Microproduction Technology
    at Leibniz Universität Hannover
    Topic: Development and construction of a magnetic guide
    for a microlinear motor, doctoral studies (Dr.-Ing.) 2007
  • Habilitation at the TU Braunschweig 2017, venia legendi: Microfluidics.
    Habilitation thesis: Microfluidic separation processes and systems, Springer 2018
  • 2012: Scholarship from the German Research Foundation for a research stay at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland; Project: Design and production of an integrated microfluidic system for in vitro immune cell activation
  • 2015/2016 Employment in Hessian mechanical engineering companies
  • 2017-2019 research. Research assistant microsystems technology at Fraunhofer IMM, Mainz
  • Since 2019 Team Leader Microactor & Sensor Systems at Fraunhofer IPMS, Cottbus;
    since 2022 Staff position at the deputy institute director Jörg Amelung

Transfer manager in the iCampµs project Dr. Michael Scholles


  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Telecommunications 1990 at the University - GH - Duisburg; topic of the diploma thesis: Self-switching connection networks for neural networks
  • Dr.-Ing. (Electrical Engineering) 1996, awarded by the Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg; topic of dissertation: Modeling, realization and applications of biology-related signal processing
  • Since 1996: various management positions at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronics Circuits and Systems Dresden, since 2003 independent as Fraunhofer IPMS (Institute for Photonic Microsystems); including 2012 to 2018 Head of the "Business Development & Stategy" department
  • 2018-2023: Head of the Fraunhofer Center MEOS "Microelectronics and Optical Systems for Biomedicine" in Erfurt

Transfer manager in the iCampµs project Thomas Stoppe


  • Electrical Engineering Diploma 2012 at TU Dresden
    Specialization: Precision Engineering and Microtechnology;
    Diploma thesis topic: Generators based on the shape memory effect
  • 2013-2021 wiss. Staff Member at the Ear Research Center Dresden, Faculty of Medicine, TU Dresden
  • Since Oct. 2021 business unit development at Fraunhofer IPMS, Environmental Sensing, Dresden

Scientific Staff

Dr. Lion Augel
T +49 (0) 355 69 49 79 


Project assistance

Katharina Weiß
T +49 (0) 355 69 33 36

Administrative office

Maria Nowotnick
T +49 (0) 355 69 47 63