Iris Öhrn, Gudrun Mernitz and Thomas Frahm join the Chairmanship of ScanBalt

Iris Öhrn, Gudrun Mernitz and Thomas Frahm join the Chairmanship of ScanBalt

On the photo, the Chairmanship of ScanBalt fmba elected 18 Oct 2017, from the left: Tero Piispanen, Turku Science Park (Vice Chairman, re-elected); Daan Bultje, Healthy Aging Network Northern Netherlands (Vice Chairman, re-elected); Jaanus Pikani, Tartu Biotechnology Park (Chairman, re-elected); Iris Öhrn, Gothenburg Business Region (Vice Chairman, new); Thomas Frahm, Life Science Nord (Vice Chairman, new); Gudrun Mernitz, Witeno GmbH (Vice Chairman, new) and Krzysztof Bielawski, Gdansk University (Vice Chairman, re-elected).

Chairmanship 2017

At the annual General Assembly and the following board meeting for the non-profit association ScanBalt® fmba 18 October in Tallinn Iris Öhrn, Gothenburg Business Region, Gudrun Mernitz, WITENO GmbH and Thomas Frahm, Life Science Nord, were elected as new Vice Chairmen of ScanBalt.

Iris Öhrn has over 15 years of experience as a Life Science professional working in an international environment with matters related to scientific research, intellectual property, regulation, sales and financing. Iris has a combined scientific and business background.

Gudrun Mernitz holds a PhD in molecular biology and is CEO of the BioCon Valley Mecklenburg-Vorpommern e.V., formerly a researcher at Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-University in Greifswald and founder and CEO of a biotech spinoff.

Thomas Frahm is Director of Project Management at Life Science Nord Management GmbH and Managing Director of the regional industry and science association Life Science Nord e.V. He has been a business development manager and project manager at Center for Applied Nanotechnology.

Jaanus Pikani, Tartu Biotechnology Park was re-elected as Chairman. Tero Piispanen, Turku Science Park, Daan Bultje, Healthy Ageing Network Northern Netherlands and Krzysztof Bielawski, University of Gdansk were all re-elected as Vice Chairmen.

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