Our Expertise


Dr. Manfred Kircher brings to his consulting work more than 30 years of experience in the chemical industry and the development of bioeconomy clusters with companies, research institutes, and public administration. 
His career milestones are biotechnological research and development (Degussa AG, Germany), production (delegated to Fermas s.r.o.; Slovakia), venture capital (delegated to Burrill & Company; USA) and biotechnology partnering and branding (Evonik Industries AG; Germany).  Delegated by Evonik he chaired the Board of the Cluster Industrial Biotechnology (CLIB-Cluster e.V.) and since 2012 he chairs the Advisory Board of CLIB-Cluster. In 2014 he founded KADIB, a consultancy for bioeconomy. Since 2019 he is member of the Board of BioBall e.V. (Bioeconomy in Metropolitan Regions). In 2020, he has been appointed to the Advisory Board for Sustainable Bioeconomy of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg and as Chairman of the Organics Valorisation Section of the European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB).
Manfred Kircher has been certified as a bio-economy expert by the EU-Commission. He is biologist by training (Goethe-University; Frankfurt, Germany).

Honorary appointments:

2023: Member of the Advisory Board of Realise Bio (EU-Interreg Projekt NRW/NL)

2022:  Member of the Executive Board of FDP Frankfurt am Main 

2022: 2. Vice-President Lions-Club Frankfurt Museumsufer

2021: Chairman of District Expert Committee on Environment, Climate and Energies (FDP Frankfurt) 

2021: Member of the Supervisory Board of RMA Rhein Main Abfall GmbH

2021: Co-chair of Bioeconomy Panel at Association of German Engineers (VDI) 

2020: Member of the Advisory Board Sustainable Bioeconomy of the State Government of Baden-Württemberg

2020: Co-chair of Section "Valorisation of Organics" at European Federation of Biotechnology (EFB)

2020: Member of the Advisory Board of BaMS (Marine Bioeconomy)

2019: Member of the Board of BioBall e.V. (Bioökonomie im Ballungsraum)

2019: Member of State Expert Committee on Environment and Nutrition (FDP Hesse)

2018: Member of Advisory Board of BIG-C (Bioeconomy in Flanders, Netherlands, North-Rhine Westfalia)

2014: Chairman of the Advisory Board of CLIB-Cluster e.V. (Cluster industrielle Biotechnologie)


Bioeconomy Potential Analysis

Bioeconomy Strategy

Cooperation and Building Consortia 

Focus on Markets, Technologies, Business Opportunities


Industries, Research institutes, governmental authorities