Philip Friebel


  • 1982 Born in Berlin, Germany
  • 2007-2017 University of Leipzig, Slavistic Studies
  • 2009-2010 University of Wrocław, Poland, Slavistic Studies
  • Since 2017 Research Fellow at the International SEPT program at the University of Leipzig


Professional Experience

  • 2011 – 2014 Junior Market Research Analyst, PMG Press Monitor, Berlin/Leipzig. Core Function:  Managing, conducting, designing and creating strategic presentations and special report to the management of large German group corporations. Geographical market research focus: USA; GB; Eastern Europe; Germany.
  • 2014 – 2017 Deputy Group Leader of the Research and Business Accelerator group at Fraunhofer IMW, Leipzig. Core Function: Business and Market Analytics. Market entry projects with more than 20 companies/ start-ups from 4 continents. Fundraising for foreign companies. Knowledge transfer for 150 foreign researchers. Lecturer at EU – Match Camp for Start-ups from South Korea.


Key Qualifications

  • Internationalization of Start-ups, SMEs
  • B2B Market Analysis
  • Knowledge Transfer
  • Business Development and Market Entry Modes
  • Networking and Matchmaking
  • Business Model Evaluation


Philip Friebel

International SEPT Program
Leipzig University
Ritterstr. 9-13
04109 Leipzig

Tel:   +49-(0)341-9739763
Fax:  +49-(0)341-9731139761