Dirk Simon

Research Fields and Interest

  • Data in Healthcare (Governance, Sharing, Value-Chain)
  • Digital Biomarker Detection and Treatment of Diseases in the Fields: Respiratory, Cardiovascular, Cancer, Mental and Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Start Up and Spin Offs (Life Science, Longevity)

  • Curriculum Vitae

    Academic Experience
  • Since 07/2022 Doctorate in Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/1989 - 04/1994 Diplom Informatiker (Systems Analysis and Applied Computer Science / Economics.), University of Bremen, Germany

Work Experience

  • Since 07/2023 Research Associate, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 02/2021 – 06/2023 CEO, EVOCAL Health GmbH, Hamburg, Germany
  • Since 03/2014 Founder and Managing Director Science Management Network, Goettingen, Germany
  • 02/2009 – 01/2014 Managing Director, Institut of Applied Research and Clinical Trials GmbH at the University Medicine Goettingen, Germany
  • 02/2007 – 01/2009 Managing Partner, ExAd Partners, Berlin, Germany
  • 09/2005 – 01/2007 Chief Financial Officer, Mologen AG, Berlin, Germany
  • 03/2000 – 06/2003 Chief Financial Officer, Biogenerix AG, Mannheim, Germany
  • 11/1999 – 08/2005 Head of Consulting and Auditing // Finance & Controlling, Merckle/ratiopharm Group, Ulm, Germany
  • 06/1996 – 10/1999 Senior Consultant Corporate Auditing, Hoechst Schering AgrEvo GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • 06/1994 – 08/1996 Consultant, Ernst & Young GmbH, Duesseldorf, Germany


  • F Brehmer, H A Haenssle, G Daeschlein, R Ahmed, S Pfeiffer, A Görlitz, D Simon, M P Schön, D Wandke, S Emmert (2014): Alleviation of chronic venous leg ulcers with a hand-held dielectric barrier discharge plasma generator, Journal of European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology
  • 2012
  • Joachim Seegers, Marc A Vos, Panagiota Flevari, Rik Willems, Christian Sohns, Dirk Vollmann, Lars Lüthje, Dimitrios T Kremastinos, Vincent Floré, Mathias Meine, Anton Tuinenburg, Rachel C Myles, Dirk Simon, Jürgen Brockmöller, Tim Friede, Gerd Hasenfuß, Stephan E Lehnart, Markus Zabel (2012): Rationale, objectives, and design of the EUTrigTreat clinical study: a prospective observational study for arrhythmia risk stratification and assessment of interrelationships among repolarization markers and genotype, EP Europace Journal
  • 2005
  • Dirk Simon (2005): China attracts! Western biotech companies in the Middle Kingdom; Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 18.10.2005

  • Topics for Bachelor and Master thesis

    An overview of current topics can be found here.

    Application: If you are interested in writing your thesis about any topic relating to my research, please contact me via e-mail. Please also send me your CV and grade sheet from FlexNow (simple printout) in order to better match the precise topic to your area of interest.