We are an Austrian company founded in early 2020 by Assoc.- Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Steininger and Michael Putz. Together with business partners we developed the innovative and patent pending self-test set for the detection of COVID-19. Our goal is to counteract the spread of the corona virus and to set an example for Austria and the world.
LEAD Horizon fuses science and business in one: With Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Steininger, we have one of the most renowned virologists in Austria on our team. Michael Putz has 16 years of experience in business consulting and an extensive network of business partners. Putz is the commercial law director of LEAD Horizon.
Christoph Steininger is a virologist, infectiologist and internist at the Medical University of Vienna. After studying human medicine in Innsbruck, he worked at the Medical University of Vienna, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany), Cayetano Heredia University Lima (Peru), and University of California, San Diego (USA). Prof. Steininger is head of the research group "Viral Infections" and the Institute for Microbiome Research of the Karl-Landsteiner Society.
"Safety, quality, reliability - the drive-in stations close decisive gaps in sample collection and logistics for the detection of SARS-Cov-2".