The Initiators

” We believe in designing solutions together! Do you want to join?”

Matthias Kohlmayer

32 years from Landau an der Isar

  • High school graduation in Landau / Isar

  • Studies in Bioengineering (Munich University of Applied Sciences) and Renewable Resources (TUM, Straubing)

  • Since April 2014 process development engineer and IT officer at MicroPyros GmbH in Straubing (startup in the field of energy transition, energy storage, biotechnology)

    • Since 2018 COO at MicroPyros

  • Other interests:

    • Co-founder and 1st board of the party “Landau gefällt mir” founded for the local election 2014

      • One key point: more transparency and efficiency in local politics

    • Meditation

    • Favorite series: Dr. House

Maximilian Osterholzer

32 years from Regensburg

  • High school graduation in Landau / Isar

  • Study of Business Informatics (OTH Regensburg)

  • Since September 2012 project manager LVS system at LOG: IT GmbH in Regensburg


  • Other interests:

    • Member of the Board of SpVgg Stadtamhof Regensburg

    • Co-founder of the 1860 fan club “Bruckmandl Löwen Regensburg”

    • Travelling

    • Favorite series: King of Queens

Martin Straler

27 years from Regensburg

  • High school graduation in Landau / Isar

  • Study of German-Polish Studies (University of Regensburg, B.A.)

    • Year abroad in Lodz, Poland (scholarship holder of the DAAD)

  • Since October 2017 Volunteer at TVA Ostbayern (Regional TV Station in Regensburg)

    • Current coverage of politics, culture, society, and economy

  • Other interests:

    • Member of the party “Die PARTEI”

    • Travel (last Cuba)

    • Cooking (Italian, traditional and Asian)

    • Favorite series: Breaking Bad

Our thanks go to the sonapse community


Many thanks to the previous survey fillers: Lena Schraml, Elisa, Lisa Käser, Alex S., Michaela,, Doro, Marlene, Lukas Kreiner, Babsi, Romana Schaile (, Robert Biermeier, Stefan Stöckl, Dominik Pöllmann, Maximilian Mock, Chrissi, Julia Schneider, Matthias Bott, Tobias Eickelpasch, Bartholomäus Straler, Rebecca Aichner, Yvonne Ott, Florian R., Marina Horst, Ismail Güzel and Thomas!


Kirsten Kohlhaw (komponentenportal.defor the always valuable exchange


Cathrin Kilian (videomarketingstrategien.comfor the explanatory video and the great collaboration


Michael Leibrecht ( for the great tips


Gerson Ortmann ( for this page and the great cooperation


Yvonne Schieder ( for the valuable exchange


Florian Strigl (Florian-Strigl-Photography) for the great photos


Rebecca Aichner, Isabell Stierstorfer, Stefan Franke, Alex Suckart, Andreas Baumgartner, Josef Stecher, Anni Kracher and the entire sonapse community for the always important and helpful feedback


Last but not least, our girlfriends Claudia, Susi, and Isabella for their support

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