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Öhd slots into Karolinska Development
John Öhd is to become Karolinska Institute's chief scientific officer on the back of 13 years of biotech industry expertise.
Ueno upgrades to Kyoto-iCap senior officer
Hiroyuki Ueno's work at Kyoto University's venture fund has been rewarded with a promotion to senior officer and executive manager.
Iliev takes the helm at NetScientific
EMV Capital managing director Ilian Iliev has replaced Ian Postlethwaite as CEO of NetScientific on a part-time basis.
UChicago’s Polsky picks Payne
Telecoms innovation and management veteran Bill Payne has become science and technology lead at the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
CIC promotes Cheung to principal
Carol Cheung has become principal at the University of Cambridge patient capital fund, having joined as an associate four years ago.
Salchert shifts to HTW Dresden
Katrin Salchert, previously vice-president for knowledge and tech transfer at BTU Cottbus, has been appointed rector of HTW Dresden.
Satt Network sets up new leadership
Caroline Dreyer, leader of Conectus, has been appointed president of the national Satt Network for a one-year term as part of a board reshuffle.
Lim links up with SGInnovate
Former NTUitive chief executive Jui Lim will lead the Singaporean government's deep tech-focused investment unit from this May.

Other News

Almodovar dives into University of Pittsburgh
Venture capital and private equity dealmaking veteran David Almodovar has joined University of Pittsburgh as managing director of investments.
Reeder reaches Eastern Illinois University
Seasoned tech transfer professional Sean Reeder will become Eastern Illinois University's chief financial officer and vice-president for business affairs.
IP Group scales back losses in 2019
Losses at the commercialisation firm fell to $105m from $375m as its cash returns exceeded funding commitments for the first time in 13 years.
Allied Minds laps up Rein as chairman
Harry Rein has been promoted to Allied Minds board chairman in the latest twist in the commercialisation firm’s leadership saga.
Big deal: Element Science factors in $145m series C
Uday Kumar, whose previous spinout iRhythm is trading with a market cap of $2.6bn, has collected $145.6m in a GV-backed round for his latest venture.
Flavin flaunts return to university venturing
Portal Innovations will target biomedical spinouts from across the Midwest under the direction of ex-UChicago innovation veteran John Flavin.

Editor's Picks

Lifetime Achievement Award: Koenraad Debackere
Koenraad Debackere, managing director, KU Leuven Research and Development, and chairman, Gemma Frisius Fund has received the GUV Lifetime Achievement Award 2019
Personality of the Year: Mark Mann
Put in the driving seat of Oxford University Innovation’s new social enterprise campaign, Mark Mann – this year’s Personality of the Year – surely has one of the most fascinating jobs in academic tech transfer.
GUV Powerlist 2018: #1 Jim Wilkinson
The top 25: Jim Wilkinson, CFO, Oxford Sciences Innovation
Everything ventured, everything gained
Introducing the Global University Venturing Powerlist 2018
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