The Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator team offers business development services, access to an international network of key industry players, as well as help to pursue funding opportunities.
Ketil F. Widerberg, MBA, is Chief Executive Officer of Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator and general manager of Oslo Cancer Cluster. He builds on a long experience in realizing new projects within oncology in the biopharmaceutical company Photocure ASA in collaboration with academic institutions and international commercial partners.
Ketil has a broad operational experience ranging from explorative project management to being responsible for business development.
Widerberg’s educational background spans from preclinical medical school to management studies. He also holds a MBA from the University of Cambridge.
Janne Nestvold is Chief Operating Officer at Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator.
Nestvold holds a PhD in Immunology from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Oslo.
Her research experience is from academia and biotech within the field of immuno-oncology.
Thomas Andersson is Senior Advisor Business Development at Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator and Oslo Cancer Cluster.
Thomas holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from Lund University and has more than 30 years of experience from establishing, operating and funding start-ups in the life science field.
Dave is responsible for assisting incubator tenants and providing technical support.
Dave has many years of experience within different areas of the public sector, retail banking, business management and entrepreneurship. Dave enjoys using his skills to help build productive, collaborative relationships.
Wenche Gerhardsen is responsible for internal and external communications in the cluster and incubator, including e.g. our webpages, social media, media-relations and marketing.
She has previously worked at The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) as Senior Advisor and Communications Advisor and she has a background as a news- and science journalist. Her master’s degree is in political science. You can read more about Wenche’s background at LinkedIn.