Peter co-founded inno group in 1991 and, ever since, has been responsible for growing the networks to public partners, to research labs and to match their needs and demands to those of industrial players. He mentors and advises national and regional governments and multi-national organisations (EU, OECD, UNIDO) in the field of innovation policy and competitiveness. His experience covers the public sector and private businesses. Peter is dedicated to boost the return on private and public investments into innovation. In his position as Chairman of the innoveas Board he is a door opener to universities, ministries and further networks. Peter is Chairman of the Advisory Board of HZDR Innovation GmbH and he has also served as a member of the Research Commission of the German Science Council. He holds a professorship for Waste-Technology at the University of Luleå (Sweden).