Detlev Osterloh has been with the IHK Frankfurt am Main since 1996, initially in the legal department, and from 2001 as Managing Director responsible for Innovation and Environment. Mr. Osterloh and his team are responsible for the manufacturing industry, in particular for innovative companies. As managing director of IHK Hessen, he coordinates the establishment and expansion of various innovation and technology networks in Hessen in an innovative way. Prior to this, he worked for three years as a lawyer in a large law firm in Hamburg and Frankfurt am Main. Mr. Osterloh is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Frankfurt Biotechnology Innovation Center (FIZ) and Managing Director of the Consulting and Information Center for Electronic Business Transactions (BIEG Hessen).