Managing director, Uppsala BIO
Björn Arvidsson is the managing director of STUNS life science organization Uppsala BIO. Born and raised in Uppsala, Björn studied chemistry at Uppsala University followed by doctoral studies in Analytical chemistry with a focus on developing novel analytical tools for early diagnostics.
After dissertation Björn pursued his research interest at the Swedish Defense Research Agency before moving on to join Roche Diagnostics in various positions, implementing innovative analytical tools to the Swedish healthcare. After a few years, the journey continued by passing over the line to Roche pharmaceutical division to build a new public policy function in order to provide a longer horizon to planning for upcoming innovations in healthcare, without unnecessary delays in patient value.
In his new role at STUNS, Björn aims to pursue his passions by creating value for society, academia and industry within life science and convergent fields through sustainable development and mission-oriented opportunity-driven transformation.
Helena Ströberg, M.Sc., Business Development. “I am passionate about creating opportunities so that players in the life science industry become more successful, thus contributing to growth in our region as well as in Sweden.”