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Business Consultants

One-stop consulting and implementation

M&P Business Consultants are a consulting firm specialized in advising of start-up companies as well as Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) from the life sciences and medical technology sectors that aim to grow and tap theirs markets through innovation. The majority of our clients are founders and entrepreneurs seeking guidance with issues as they typically appear when building a business.

We offer close support in developing concepts in the areas of R&D, business modeling, marketing, internationalization, regulatory affairs, innovation management as well as controlling and financing. We support your enterprise in the execution and implementation phase by services ranging from mentoring to providing interim management and operational support.

50 years of experience in entrepreneurship, executive management and business consulting

Our partners have more than 50 years of experience as entrepreneurs, corporate executives and business consultants in all strategic and operative areas for start-ups, SME's and international corporate groups. We have successfully raised more than 40 million € and have been actively involved in founding and establishing numerous enterprises.



Creating Value

Our customers are CEOs of SMEs as well as founders and owners within the MedTech sector.


All our partners have established businesses and led operations as CEO's and entrepreneurs themselves. They will support you in all phases of developing your venture. We strive to develop lasting solutions together with our clients in the following areas:

  • Market and competitor analysis
  • Development/Creation and evaluation of business models
  • Strategy development
  • Venture building
  • Controlling
  • Marketing and sales
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Research & Development
  • Innovation Management: we offer publicly co-funded consulting services (50% subsidy)
  • M&A transaction services are offered through our partnership with FOS Advisors
  • Internationalization: FOS Advisors also provides support for entering the world's largest MedTech market the USA


To ensure a long-term and sustainable success, Mayer & Partner offers various implementation services ranging from:

  • Mentoring and coaching of CEO's and project managers
  • Free of charge in person follow-up meetings to support the implementation phase
  • Project management for fund raising, grants, subsidies, ...
  • Interim Management (CEO, CFO, COO, …): execution support during implementation


The issue of how to finance operations needs to be addressed at the very beginning of every innovation and new venture. Our partners have managed to acquire over 40 million € in equity, debts and grants. We work with our clients to identify the optimum mix for their ventures taking into account all sources of funding including state, federal as well as European Union grant and subsidy programs.
Mayer & Partner will assist you with the following services:

  • Business plan creation and/or review
  • Coaching for and preparation of management presentations
  • Equity- and debt financing
    • Angel Investments
    • Seed-financing
    • Serial A/B/C
    • Growth financing
  • Preparation and support in Due Diligence processes
  • Grants and subsidies: selection of suitable programs, drafting of the application and ensuing project management

These services are mainly offered performance-based.

References and Clients

We are mostly approached by owners or CEO's of SME's or start-ups from who want to explore new markets and grow their businesses.

Satisfied clients after successful projects are our best references. We have worked closely and intensely – sometimes for extended periods – with the clients listed below. Mayer & Partner would be glad to get you in touch with the appropriate contact to ensure accurate testimonial.


Excellent support through our strong partnerships

It is our aspiration to assist and support you in all areas. The following services are provided by our partners:

  • Expansion into the US Market and M&A transactions: FOS Advisors
  • Innovation Management: we offer publicly co-funded consulting services (50% subsidy)
  • Reimbursement
  • Clinical studies
  • IP Management
  • Legal advice
  • Tax advice
  • Quality Management and regulatory affairs


50 years of experience as Entrepreneurs, CEO's and managers

Our partners have more than 50 years of experience in as Entrepreneurs, CEO's and managers spread out across all strategic and operational areas of business management. We have successfully raised more than 35 million € in funds. Our partners have (co-)founded numerous ventures and have driven or actively influenced the development of these companies as owners, shareholders, CEO's, board members or business angels.


Founder and Managing Partner: Philipp Mayer

Entrepreneur and experienced C-level manager with expertise ranging from consumer products to Medical Technology.

  • Dipl.-Ing. in mechanical and process engineering (RWTH Aachen, TH Karlsruhe)
  • Completed numerous successful projects for an international management consulting firm
  • Head of controlling and after sales business
  • Founding shareholder and CFO of a MedTech start-up
  • Co-founder and business angel for MedTech start-ups

Key Areas: start-up and venture creation, strategy development, raising of equity and debt (venture capital, private equity, family offices), investor relation/reporting, business plan, marketing and sales, innovation management


Founder and Managing Partner: Dr. Jörg Stein

Entrepreneur and internationally experienced executive with a strong emphasis on business development, financing, R&D and product management.

  • MA and PhD in Physics (Dresden University of Technology, Rupprechts-Karls Universität Heidelberg and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York)
  • St. Galler Management Seminar
  • Long-term CEO/General Manager in both start-up and multinational corporations (Siemens Healthcare) in the medical device industry with proven track-record
  • Distinctive experience in financial planning, controlling, negotiating corporate finance, license, distribution and collaboration agreements with international partners and M&A
  • Effective Product Lifecycle Management: product management and development of innovative products with revenue contribution >100 m €)

Key areas: creation and evaluation of product concepts and business models, market and competitor analysis, creation and review of business and financial plan, fundraising including grant/subsidy acquisition, business development, R&D and innovation management; interim management


Founder and Managing Partner: Frank Willems

Serial entrepreneur, CEO and Business Angel with focus on financing.

  • Dipl.-Ing. in biomedical engineering (FH Aachen)
  • former CEO of akm / MedLife GmbH
  • Long-term owner of management and engineering consulting firms in the medical device area
  • CEO/founder of a medical technology start-up
  • Extensive international network
  • Co-founder and Business Angel of several medical technology start-ups

Key areas: start-up and venture creation, raising of equity and debt (venture capital, private equity, family offices), investor relation/reporting, business plan, IP management, technology scouting and innovation management

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Company headquarters:

M&P Business Consultants

Friesenstraße 50
DE-50670 Köln

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Tel. +49 (221) 165320 60
Fax: +49 (221) 165320 69


Niederrhein offices:

M&P Business Consultants

Eurotec-Ring 45
DE-47445 Moers

Tel. +49 (2841) 3673 194