Erik Forsberg, Ph.D., Associate Professor. Managing Director. Photo: Jeanette Hägglund

Erik Forsberg

Ph.D., Associate Professor, CEO 

Phone: +46 (0)70-350 41 43

My work at Uppsala BIO:

Managing Director. I work with everything from strategic impact to operational activities in order to implement various types supportive initiatives at the interface between industry, universities and public society. 

“My goal is to drive system improvements that create better conditions for life science to develop in Uppsala.”

Why I work at Uppsala BIO:

The work is very stimulating, varied and constantly changing.

I am passionate about:

Developing Uppsala BIO’s operations and driving system improvements that create better conditions for life science to grow and develop in Uppsala. 

My education:

Microbiologist. PhD in Medical and Physiological Chemistry. Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry. Various further education programmes, primarily within industry.

My previous work experience:

Researcher at both the Faculty of Engineering Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, and at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany.

Researcher, project manager and line manager in small, medium and large companies in both R&D and Marketing / Product Management functions.

Member of several boards and steering groups. Have also started-up business ventures and developed various types of activities within universities, companies and the public sector.

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