Thomas Kostka

Senior Investment Manager

Henkel Ventures / Adhesive Technologies, Germany

Dr. Thomas Kostka is Senior Investment Manager for Adhesive Technologies, Henkel Ventures

He joined Henkel in 2007 and held several positions in R&D, heading teams in Scientific Computing and in External Technologies.
He then moved to Strategy and New Business development, identifying and evaluating innovation opportunities through strategic Foresight Management, Scouting, Start-up Screening, Venturing and Incubation.

He has previous first-hand experience working in two start-ups & own consultancy in the field of Chemoinformatics & Computer-Aided Drug Design (USA & Germany)

Thomas holds a PhD in Chemistry from the FAU University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany