Principal, BASF Venture Capital America, Inc.

Bjoern Heinz joined BASF Venture Capital in North America in June 2013. He started his BASF career in the "Biological and Effect Systems Research" division in April 2009 where he was leading projects for enhanced oil recovery. Later Bjoern led a team developing and producing metallization pastes for solar cells for BASF's "Electronic Materials" business unit.

Before joining BASF SE, Bjoern received his PhD in physics from the Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich in 2008. Prior to that he studied chemistry also in Munich as well as at the Monash University in Melbourne.