Andrea Scheer is a PhD candidate at the faculty of human sciences of the University of Potsdam, Germany. She holds a Master degree in education and lingusitics. Her dissertation contributes to the cognitive sciences and focusses on human interaction and knowledge organization in multidisciplinary teams. Furthermore, Andrea is program manager of the BioThinking program at the Berlin-Brandenburg School for Regenerative Therapies, University Hospital Charité Berlin. The BioThinking program supports collaborative research in the Life Sciences with an adapted design thinking approach. Complementing research that concentrates on the impact of team interaction and innovation in a business context, Andrea combines her work and research interests in order to evaluate and validate interdisciplinary teamwork and knowledge creation processes in an academic contexts.