After graduating in mechanical engineering from the University of Hanover, Dr. Stefan Franzke became managing director at the Institut für Integrierte Produktion in Hanover. As the head of the Innovation Center Lower Saxony beginning in 2003, he intensified his know-how in in the field of strategy consulting for innovations and key technologies and advised international investors in their relocation process. Additionally as the managing director of Innovatives Niedersachsen, he was responsible for the national and international marketing of the federal state starting in 2006.
Since July 1, 2014 Dr. Stefan Franzke is the CEO at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology. Dr. Franzke is the management spokesperson. Berlin Partner for Business and Technology promotes Berlin’s economic development by providing services for companies planning on settling or expanding in the German capital. As such, the organisation is an expert on Berlin’s economy and business environment. Companies receive services tailored to promote their growth: from site selection to funding advice.