Madeleine Künz holds a Bachelor and Master of Science in Molecular Life Science from the University of Lübeck and a PhD (Dr. rer. nat.) in Chemistry. Before joining Kalms Consulting, she has worked for over 10 years in international research facilities and the pharmaceutical industry. Her research work mainly focused on rational drug development in national and international interdisciplinary work based on structural biology, biophysics and chemistry. Her understanding of medical technologies is further supported by her additional education and work experience as a paramedic for 7 years as well as advanced education in health technology assessment.
Due to her state of the art interdisciplinary and profound life science and technology knowledge she assesses innovative technologies fast and can translate them into strategic options. Furthermore, differentiation as well as compatibility assessments allow her to draw an accurate picture of the innovation´s value.
She is in charge for systematic method assessments especially for diagnostic but also therapeutic procedures, preparation of value dossiers, straightforward evaluation of scientific publications, as well as market research with subsequent preparation of reimbursement dossiers for medical device technologies.
Her work focuses on the DACH region but deep knowledge of the European key markets in the UK and France allows to coordinate and well align also pan-European projects.