Pioneering AI-Driven Healthcare

Our vision is to pioneer AI-driven healthcare. To accomplish this, we are committed to designing great machine learning-powered workflows that our users love to work with. Our international team of medical specialists, engineers and entrepreneurs combines world class engineering with scientific excellence and a hands-on attitude.

Our Stories

Dipti Ganeriwala

Product Design Lead

Design is about making people’s lives better and that is what got me interested in the field. I grew up in Calcutta, India where I ran my own design studio and then attained a Masters in Interaction Design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI). After this I decided to call Berlin my new home, as it offered a rich tapestry of culture and experiences. What also drew me in was the opportunity to witness firsthand a dynamic startup environment.

As a product designer at Vara, I work at the intersection of design, technology and science, applying human-centred design methodologies to machine-learning powered medical platforms. Here I am privy to an environment that is collaborative, open and authentic, with a passionate group of people and the common goal of pushing the boundaries of innovation in healthcare.

Daniel Barreto

Lead Fullstack Developer

I was lucky enough to discover early in life a career path that I was passionate about. I got into computers and building websites back in 2001, then years later I decided to pursue a career in Computer Science and got my B.Sc from Universidad Simón Bolívar. After graduating, I worked as a consultant for many different startups around the world, and I developed a better understanding of what needs to be done to make them succeed.

In 2016 I decided to move to Berlin, and soon after I started looking for new work opportunities. I found in Vara everything I wanted out of my next challenge: helping solve difficult problems, building a product that positively affects everyday life, and working with smart highly skilled people. Here at Vara my task is to build and deliver the mammography solution. My job is all about connecting the pieces between screening units, our machine-learning platform, and radiologists.

The experience of working in this company has been a pleasure, and I'm proud to be able to participate in a project that aims to improve the quality of lives of thousands, if not millions, of people.

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Benjamin Strauch

Software Engineer

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Maximilian Brandstätter

Director of Product

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Dr. Christian Leibig

Director of Machine Learning

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Stefan Bunk


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Marc Jopson

Full Stack Engineer

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Daniel Barreto

Lead Fullstack Developer

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Sven Piechottka

Governmental & Regulatory Affairs

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Jonas Muff


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Dipti Ganeriwala

Product Design Lead

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Dr. Moritz Brehmer, MD

Medical Director

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Narendra Joshi

Full Stack Engineer

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Janette Wiget


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Polina Frantseva

Human Resources

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Dominik Müller

Data Engineer

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Sören Hornof

Regulatory Affairs Manager

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Azrea Amis

Full Stack Engineer

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Robert Hite

Director of Business Development

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Fridtjof Storde


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Anja Richter

Team Assistant

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Philipp Dollwetzel

Technical Project Manager

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Zacharias Fisches

Machine Learning Engineer

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Vilim Štih

Machine Learning Engineer

Our journey began as part of Merantix, Europe’s leading venture studio for Artificial Intelligence. In November 2018, we left the nest and spun off. Still, we will always remain a part of the Merantix family – which helps us stay at the forefront of machine learning technology.

Our Values

We believe in personal ownership, flat hierarchies, and direct communication, which means that we operate and learn fast—as a team.

Results Driven

We encourage a dynamic, results-oriented working environment: work from the office and/or balance your time working from home.

Innovator's Mindset

We are driven researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs who believe in building transformative solutions our customers can't live without.

Diversity Drives Innovation

We are committed to nurturing a culture that is inclusive and diverse. We believe that different ideas, perspectives and experiences help foster creativity and innovation within a company.

Join Us!

We’re a team of over 25 medical specialists, engineers and entrepreneurs. What unites us is our passion for improving healthcare with technology and our deep belief in a culture of ownership and collaboration.

We're Hiring!

We’re looking for curious minds to join our team in Berlin.