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April 2017

MC Services Announces Appointment of Long-Time Science Journalist, Susanne Kutter, to Life Sciences Team


Munich/Düsseldorf, Germany, April 4, 2017. MC Services AG, the international investor relations and public relations firm, today announced that science journalist Susanne Kutter, long-time editor at "WirtschaftsWoche", has joined the Company's life sciences team.


Susanne has over 25 years of experience. As an editor at "WirtschaftsWoche", which she joined in 1995, she covered the emerging German and international biotech sector in the "Technology & Innovation" department. Drawing on her scientific expertise as a biologist, she also wrote about a wide variety of life sciences topics from genetic scissor CrisprCas9 and stem cell research to novel pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines and surgical techniques to brain research, anti-aging, green genetic engineering and bio-energy.


Susanne wrote effectively about scientific topics and their economic significance and has a unique ability to explain highly complex subjects in an understandable and interesting way. Her reporting won several awards. She also served as a judge on media award panels for the "Medienpreis Medizin Mensch Technik" and the "Publizistik-Preis der Stiftung Gesundheit".


Before joining "WirtschaftsWoche", Susanne worked for several years as a book author and freelance journalist for publications such as "GEO", "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung", "Die Zeit", "Kosmos", "Natur", "Südwestpresse" and the "Schwäbische Tagblatt". Susanne is a biologist by training with a degree from Eberhard Karls University Tübingen.


"We are delighted to welcome such a seasoned media expert to our team," Anne Hennecke, Managing Partner at MC Services, said. "With her scientific background, extensive journalistic experience and large network, Susanne has a deep understanding of the life sciences industry. She knows the high demands as well as the enormous importance of communications in our sector and understands the day-to-day needs of her former colleagues in the various editorial houses. Her experience ideally complements the life sciences group at MC Services, which has grown to be the leading European consultancy with the most seasoned experts in investor relations as well as media relations and the largest team in continental Europe."

March 2017

MC Services is media partner for BIO-Europe Spring(R)


Munich/Düsseldorf, Germany, March 10, 2017. MC Services AG, the international investor relations and public relations firm, is supporting BIO-Europe Spring(R), Europe's largest springtime partnering conference in the global biotechnology industry, as media partner. The event, organized by EBD Group, takes place March 20-22, 2017 at the CCIB Convention Center in Barcelona, Spain. As media partner, MC Services is inviting local and international journalists to the event and is keeping them informed about the presenting company executives and investors who are attending this meeting. MC Services will be on site throughout the conference and will conduct media and partnering meetings.


BIO-Europe Spring(R) attracts an international "who's who" from biotech, pharma and finance, along with the most exciting emerging companies. In 2017, more than 2,400 attendees, representing over 1,400 companies from over 45 countries are expected to participate in 12,500 one-on-one meetings. As a highlight of this year's BIO-Europe Spring(R), 20 Spanish start-up companies will present their technologies in the competitive session, "Startup Slam: Barcelona", sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Innovation. More than 120 company presentations and over 20 high-level workshops and panel discussions will round off the event. For detailed information regarding the program, timing and location, please visit the event's website.


"We are pleased to support BIO-Europe Spring(R) as a media partner for the third year in a row. We consider the BIO-Europe conferences to be must-attend events for the biotech industry as they provide a wealth of opportunities to network with investors, partners and fellow industry executives," said Anne Hennecke, Managing Partner at MC Services. "As a media partner, we will seek to maximize the coverage of this important event to raise awareness of the innovative potential of the companies attending BIO-Europe Spring(R) and the industry as a whole."

 

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