Jens Busse is an Investment Manager at Evonik Venture Capital. Prior to joining the team, Jens was heading the Growthline Upstream Solutions within CREAVIS, the strategic innovation unit of Evonik Industries. Jens and his team focused on different innovation topics in the search field areas Hydrogen Solutions, Gas Separation and Membranes. From 2001 to 2009 he worked as Project Manager within the Process Technology department of Evonik Industries. In this time the main focus of his work was operator training simulation and energy optimization of chemical sites. After studying mechanical engineering and process technology at the Ruhr University of Bochum, he earned his PhD in process synthesis.