The Oslo Cancer Cluster Management Team will consist of people that may offer the Incubator companies business development services, access to an international network of key industry players, as well as facilitate investor contacts.
Bjørn Klem started as General Manager for the Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator January 1st 2015.
Klem was previously Research Director in Photocure ASA and holds a Master of Science in Pharmacy from Oslo University.
In Photocure Klem has been in charge of exploratory projects including clinical development of both Metvix® and Hexvix®, which have both successfully been introduced to markets world-wide. He has also been involved in a project for treatment of HPV infection and cervical precancer that has reached phase II in clinical development.
Ania Johansen started as the Operations Manager for the incubator in April 2017.
She holds a double bachelor degree in International Marketing and Business from BI Norwegian Business School and Grenoble School of Management. Ania has previously been working for Aker Solutions and Twentieth Century Fox.
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.
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.
Jutta Heix is International Advisor at Oslo Cancer Cluster and Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator.
Bente Prestegård is Senior Advisor in Oslo Cancer Cluster and Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator.
Eirin Bragstad is the Financial Manager for Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator, Oslo Cancer Cluster and the Norwegian Radium Hospital Research Foundation.