METR Building Management Systems GmbH, Geschäftsführerin
Tempelhofer Ufer 17
Franka Birke is Co-Director of Centre for Entrepreneurship at TU Berlin (commiss. as of March 2016). The Centre for Entrepreneurship was founded in 2010 by TU Berlin and is based in the heart of the startup metropolis of Berlin. Its mission is to promote an entrepreneurial culture at the university and to help transform new technology into useful solutions for our society. For that incubator and transfer services have been set up as well as academic and hands-on Entrepreneurship courses for students and graduates.
Franka Birke has 11 years of experience in supporting startups. Before her current position she worked almost five years as Entrepreneurship Lead for EIT Climate-KIC Germany and supported early stage startups in the fields of energy efficiency, sustainability and e-mobility.
Before Climate-KIC she did her PhD at the Chair for Innovation and Technology Management at TU Berlin, where she also worked as a lecturer for entrepreneurship topics.