Dr. Lamm (born 1967 in Budapest) is a graduate of Edinburgh University (Biochemistry) and holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology.
After spending three years as a research scientist at the Boehringer Ingelheim Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna, Dr. Lamm joined Wacker Chemie, a major global supplier of silicone and polymer raw materials and semi-conductors. At Wacker Chemie, Dr. Lamm was Business-Team Leader in the division specialising in advanced ceramic components for high-tech applications. As of October 2000 he is Managing Director of EMBL Enterprise Management Technology Transfer GmbH, the wholly owned subsidiary of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.
Dr. Lamm is an alumnus of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory Ph.D. program and of the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds, is co-founder of the EMBL Technology Fund (ETF). He is on the board of directors of the BioRegio RND e. V. (Heidelberg) and former vice-president (2002-2006) of the Association of European Science and Technology Transfer Professionals (ASTP).