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The Science Café
MA. Ph.d. DIP. RTTP
Telefon: (+45) 6066 7809
I am working with knowledge transfer between public research institutions
and industry. Hold a master's degree in Media Studies and Modern
Culture from University of Copenhagen and Albert Ludwigs Universität
in Freiburg, Germany. And a PhD from the IT University of Copenhagen,
Denmark and UCLA, USA.
I am Impact Assessment Manager at the Novo Nordisk Foundation,
that is an independent Danish foundation with corporate interests.
The objective of the Novo Nordisk Foundation is twofold: To provide
a stable basis for the commercial and research activities conducted
by the companies within the Novo Group and to support scientific
and humanitarian purposes.
Impact Assessment Manager at the Novo Nordisk Foundation 2014.
Invited by KIAT
as moderator at Korea
EUREKA Day; Gateway to Korean and European Innovation, Istanbul,
Note at the conference International
Ecosystems: the Role of University, Science Parks, Incubators and
Early stage Capital at Open
Innovation Seminar, Sao Paolo, Brazil. Invited speaker and chair
at the EU Commission session Academia
and Industry: Finding the Balance at EU
- Israel Technology Transfer Seminar, Tel Aviv, Israel. Manager
of Copenhagen Spin-outs and responsible for the creation of 21 biotech
companies 2012-2014 2012. Invited speaker end participant
in expert panel at Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan. Reviewer
of Belgian universities' technology transfer, contributed to an
anthology with Chris Hables Gray and Francis Fukuyama 2011.
Speaker at conference "The
Posthuman Condition; Long Perspectives, Imminent Decisions"with
a.o. Francis Fukuyama. Author of the EU expert report: "An Analysis
of Effects of European and National Guidelines on the Implementation
of New Knowledge Transfer Policies at Institutional and Member State
Level" and editor of the book "Characteristics
of the Innovative University" 2010. Appointed
by the EU Commission as independant expert to "Knowledge Transfer
Forum Expert Group" 2008/2009. Appointed member of the Editorial
Consultant board for www.science.dk
2008. Appointed by the EU Commission as independant expert
and rapporteur on the expert group "Knowledge
Transfer Metrics" 2007/2008. Invited
speaker at the EU-China symposion in Beijing (Pic1,
speaker at Oxford University enhancement workshop. Nominated
by the EU Commission for the Descartes award due to excellent and
innovative science communication. Receive
Svend Bergsøe Foundations mediation award 2007.
Keynote at Hokkaido
Universitet, Japan 2006. The books The
History of Modern Culture and The
Human Experiment, both 2006.
Updated summer 2013 .