I have known Carolin since 2015 and I came to immediately appreciate her fairly unique profile which builds upon a strong scientific and technical expertise on the one hand, and a highly developed managing and networking competence on the other, enabling a rare to find capacity to boost innovation by international cooperation and strategic partnerships. It is a great pleasure to work with Carolin, and her commitment and professionalism go hand in hand with her strength to overcome obstacles and engagement to enlighten difficulties and successful moments with her great smile for everyone. Over the past years I was repeatedly impressed by her dedication and attention to detail. This is very important to progress and keep things in the right perspective as well.