Economist with interest in the role of technology, entrepreneurship and innovation in enterprise development, trade and sustainable development.
Social scientist with interest in the role of science, technology, corporate responsibility and innovation for sustainable development.
Biochemist with interest in technology transfer research and support, enterprise development, innovation, business linkages and entrepreneurship training.
Mentoring and Seed Funding
Dr.Thomke provided seed funding to set up the ATDF Entrepreneurship Hub in Zambia to identify, fund and coach promising young entrepreneurs in the country.
The hub is now helping local entrepreneurs to improve the quality of their products and services and expand their market beyond their neighborhoods.