Volker Liebenberg, Director Medical Affairs EMEA for illumina, is a physician with more than 15 years of experience in the IVD industry. His focus has been on innovative technologies, especially molecular diagnostics. Prior to illumina he was with several diagnostic companies including QIAGEN GmbH, B.R.A.H.M.S. (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.), Metanomics Health (BASF) and Epigenomics AG, where he gained experience and drove implementation of IVD-products across various indications in oncology, infectious disease, prenatal screening and cardiology. Dr. Liebenberg’s passion is to improve patient care by translating innovative technologies into routine care. Based in Berlin, he interacts with leading laboratories and medical institutions across the globe driving the generation and dissemination of evidence proving the value of diagnostics.