Jens Nielsen, Professor (Chalmers)

Currently heads a research group of more than 50 researchers, and he has a very strong international profile in the field of metabolic engineering and systems biology. Professor Nielsen has co-authored more than 500 research papers in international peer-reviewed journals, which have been cited more than 17,000 times. He is the inventor of more than 50 issued patents and patent applications, and he has founded 4 companies that combined have raised more than €25 million in venture capital.