Event by Novo Nordisk Foundation Science Cluster

    Talks at the Square: Mathias Uhlen

    On April 23 2019, Mathias Uhlen, Professor from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, will visit BioInnovation Institute to give a talk on his experience on being a serial entrepreneur. At the event Mathias will talk about the knowledge he has acquired through his long and esteemed career as both an academic and an entrepreneur. Mathias has more than 600 peer-reviewed publications and more than 70 international patent applications. He has founded 15 biotech start-up companies, and he has been member of many Board of Directors, including international public companies, such as Bure Equity (Sweden), Novozymes (Denmark), Nordiag (Norway) and Amersham (UK).

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    23 April 2019


    Mathias Uhlen Professor from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm

    Talks at the Square: Mathias Uhlen – Experience from a serial entrepreneur, 15 biotech start-ups later…

    Please note, that the event has free admittance with 100 tickets available. Please sign up quickly to secure your seat.

    About Mathias Uhlen

    Mathias Uhlen is a professor at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), guest professor at the Karolinska Institutet and part-time professor at the Danish Technical University (DTU). His research is focused on protein science, antibody engineering and precision medicine and ranges from basic research to more applied research, including clinical applications in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases and neurobiology.

    Since 2003, he has led an international effort to create the Human Protein Atlas and he recently initiated the SCAPIS SciLifeLab Wellness Profiling project in which individuals are followed by repeated analysis every third months with omics-based analysis. Uhlen’s research has resulted in more than 600 publications with a current h-index of 115 (Google Scholar). He is member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in USA, the Royal Swedish Academy of Science (KVA), the Swedish Academy of Engineering Science (IVA) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). He was, starting in 2010, the founding Director of the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab), a national center for molecular bioscience.

    About the Talks on the Square event series
    ‘Talks on the Square’ is an event series by BioInnovation Institute (BII) with a key focus on spreading ideas and knowledge in life science entrepreneurship to inspire researchers to bring science out of the lab and into the economy. The events feature high-level international speakers with topics that emphasize innovations and inspirational topics within biotech, medtech and pharma. Talks on the Square are hosted at The Square event space of the BII facilities in Copenhagen Bio Science Park (COBIS) in Copenhagen. Read more about upcoming and past events here


    9:30 am Doors open
    10:00 am Mathias Uhlen: Experience from a serial entrepreneur – 15 biotech start-ups later…
    10:30 am Fireside chat: Mathias Uhlen & Jens Nielsen, CEO of BioInnovation Institute
    10:45 am Q&A session
    11:00 am Informal networking and closing reception.
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