Dr. Sascha Peters
Dr Sascha Peters is one of the leading material experts and trend scout for new technologies in Europe. He founded the agency for material and technology HAUTE INNOVATION Berlin in 2009. Peters is author of various specialised books on sustainable raw materials, lightweight solutions, smart materials and energetic technologies. He studied mechanical engineering at the RWTH Aachen, Germany, and product design at the ABK Maastricht, Netherlands. From 1997 to 2003, he led research projects and product developments at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen and subsequently became head of the Design Zentrum Bremen. Since 2014, he has been an advisory board member of the funding initiative “Zwanzig20 – Partnerschaft für Innovation” (2020 – Partnership for innovation) by order of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Since 2015 he is a member of the jury of Red Dot Product Award.