Mercedes has a broad spectrum of experience in science, communication and entrepreneurship. She studied Physics, Material Science, Philosophy and Communication and holds an engineer’s degree and a Master of Science for Science Communication and Marketing.
She has worked in different positions from a researcher to an entrepreneur. She was a cinema owner and a Technical Marketing Manager in a Start-up accompanying them from incubator into the market. As a scientist she always focused on developing materials with new properties for new applications. She has a sensibility for trends and follows determinations with determination and enthusiasm.
Since 2016 she is Manager for Knowledge Transfer of Paul-Drude-Institute für Festkörperelektronik in Berlin.