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Maria Piechnik

Wandelbots Co-Founder

Maria Piechnick is Co-Founder of Wandelbots. At Technische Universität Dresden, she studied Media Informatics and later has begun her PhD on intelligent clothes. In 2017, she founded Wandelbots together with six colleagues. Their approach: to make robot programming accessible for everyone.
Since 2020, she also has been serving as a member of The Young Digital Economy Advisory Board to the German Federal Ministry of Economics. She has been appointed as the Unity Ambassador of Saxony in 2021 and was a spokesperson of the German Startup Association in 2022. In addition to that, Maria was awarded the Saxon Founder's Prize in 2019 for her groundbreaking innovation in the automated industrial technologies.