Monika Lelonek

SmartMembranes GmbH

Monika Lelonek

Monika Lelonek studied chemistry at the Westphalian Wilhelms-University in Muenster. She focused on physical chemistry and worked on her PhD thesis in the fields on nano porous alumina layers and their behavior on non-planar surfaces at the Center for Nanotechnology in Muenster. During that time she founded the company SmartMembranes with Dr. Petra Goering in the city of Halle. As one of the managing partners of that company she is responsible for the finances and sales as well support for R&D projects at the company.

In 2015, Monika Lelonek was awarded to be in the “Top 40 under 40” in economics by the Capital magazine.

SmartMembranes was founded by Dr. Petra Goering und Monika Lelonek in Halle (Saale) on 20th July 2009 as a spin-off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials. The company is the leading manufacturer of high-ordered porous materials from alumina and silicon with defined and adjustable membrane properties and structure parameters. SmartMembranes manufactures not only membranes on customers‘ request, they also develop new processes, equipment and products around the core business.

Sessions by Monika Lelonek

Workshop IV: Supervision in MSCA and beyond – Perspective of supervisors from non-academic institutions

12:45 pm – 14:00 pm