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“We help the icelandic science community with transforming inventions
into solutions with societal and economical impact.”


                                
“We help the icelandic science community with transforming inventions

into solutions with societal and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the icelandic science community with transforming inventions
into solutions with societal and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the icelandic science community with transforming inventions into solutions with societal and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the icelandic science community with transforming inventions into solutions with societal and economical impact.”

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1. research & development

1. research & development

1. research & development

1. research & development

1. research & development

Your ideas, research projects and inventions are important. They are an important step for creating a better future, both in terms of exploration and for society as a whole. Learn how we can increase the value and impact of your projects on society, by protecting intellectual property before publishing your research.

Your ideas, research projects and inventions are important. They are an important step for creating a better future, both in terms of exploration and for society as a whole. Learn how we can increase the value and impact of your projects on society, by protecting intellectual property before publishing your research.

Your ideas, research projects and inventions are important. They are an important step for creating a better future, both in terms of exploration and for society as a whole. Learn how we can increase the value and impact of your projects on society, by protecting intellectual property before publishing your research.

Your ideas, research projects and inventions are important. They are an important step for creating a better future, both in terms of exploration and for society as a whole. Learn how we can increase the value and impact of your projects on society, by protecting intellectual property before publishing your research.

Your ideas, research projects and inventions are important. They are an important step for creating a better future, both in terms of exploration and for society as a whole. Learn how we can increase the value and impact of your projects on society, by protecting intellectual property before publishing your research.

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2. intellectual property

2. intellectual property

2. intellectual property

2. intellectual property

2. intellectual property

We can support in protecting your research and its output, and help in managing your intellectual property (IP). We identify and analyse inventions, look at patent- and market landscapes and give advice on steps you can take to get your ideas and inventions on the right path.

TTO Iceland can support in protecting your research and its output, and manage intellectual property (IP). We identify and license inventions and intellectual property relevant to industry and investors.

TTO Iceland can support in protecting your research and its output, and manage intellectual property (IP). We identify and license inventions and intellectual property relevant to industry and investors.

TTO Iceland can support in protecting your research and its output, and manage intellectual property (IP). We identify and license inventions and intellectual property relevant to industry and investors.

TTO Iceland can support in protecting your research and its output, and manage intellectual property (IP). We identify and license inventions and intellectual property relevant to industry and investors.

3. strategy & marketing

3. strategy & marketing

3. strategy & marketing

3. strategy & marketing

3. strategy & marketing

After we have done an analysis on how to protect your intellectual property and done everything we can to secure it, it is time we connect your project to investors and the industry. As a way to emphasis the impact of Technology Transfer on society, we connect business strategy and marketing tools to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

As a way to measure the impact of technology transfer on society, we connect our portfolio to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We incorporate those goals into our business strategy, as a blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all.

As a way to measure the impact of technology transfer on society, we connect our portfolio to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We incorporate those goals into our business strategy, as a blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all.

As a way to measure the impact of technology transfer on society, we connect our portfolio to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We incorporate those goals into our business strategy, as a blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future for all.

As a way to measure the impact of technology transfer on society, we connect our portfolio to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. We incorporate those goals into our business strategy, as a blueprint for achieving a better and more sustainable future.

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4. licensing & creating impact

4. licensing & creating impact

4. licensing & creating impact

4. licensing & creating impact

4. licensing & creating impact

After successful marketing follows negotiation with potential partners, investors and entrepreneurs that can take your project to the next level. We assure you will get your gain by making license agreements and licensing out your IP to the right partners.

After successful marketing follows negotiation with potential partners, investors and entrepreneurs that can take your project to the next level. We assure you will get your gain by making license agreements and licensing out your IP to the right partners.

After successful marketing follows negotiation with potential partners, investors and entrepreneurs that can take your project to the next level. We assure you will get your gain by making license agreements and licensing out your IP to the right partners.

After successful marketing follows negotiation with potential partners, investors and entrepreneurs that can take your project to the next level. We assure you will get your gain by making license agreements and licensing out your IP to the right partners.

After successful marketing follows negotiation with potential partners, investors and entrepreneurs that can take your project to the next level. We assure you will get your gain by making license agreements and licensing out your IP to the right partners.

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our people

                  
our people

                  
our people

                  
our people

                  
our people

Our team includes entrepreneurial professionals with experience working in senior roles within a variety of industries, such as the Technology Transfer sector, life sciences, biotechnology, research- and development, intellectual property and law, industrial design, innovation management, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, food tech, computer science, aerospace, engineering, the financial sector and start-up business development. 

We combine our experience with a shared passion for creating value and impact for society. TTO Iceland established a board of directors from both academia and the industry who support in setting direction and reviewing our activities.

Our team includes entrepreneurial professionals with experience working in senior roles within a variety of industries, such as the Technology Transfer sector, life sciences, biotechnology, research- and development, intellectual property and law, industrial design, innovation management, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, food tech, computer science, aerospace, engineering, the financial sector and start-up business development. 

We combine our experience with a shared passion for creating value and impact for society. TTO Iceland established a board of directors from both academia and the industry who support in setting direction and reviewing our activities.

Our team includes entrepreneurial professionals with experience working in senior roles within a variety of industries, such as the Technology Transfer sector, life sciences, biotechnology, research- and development, intellectual property and law, industrial design, innovation management, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, food tech, computer science, aerospace, engineering, the financial sector and start-up business development. 

We combine our experience with a shared passion for creating value and impact for society. TTO Iceland established a board of directors from both academia and the industry who support in setting direction and reviewing our activities.

Our team includes entrepreneurial professionals with experience working in senior roles within a variety of industries, such as the Technology Transfer sector, life sciences, biotechnology, research- and development, intellectual property and law, industrial design, innovation management, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, food tech, computer science, aerospace, engineering, the financial sector and start-up business development. 

We combine our experience with a shared passion for creating value and impact for society. TTO Iceland established a board of directors from both academia and the industry who support in setting direction and reviewing our activities.

Our team includes entrepreneurial professionals with experience working in senior roles within a variety of industries, such as the Technology Transfer sector, life sciences, biotechnology, research- and development, intellectual property and law, industrial design, innovation management, the medical and pharmaceutical industry, food tech, computer science, aerospace, engineering, the financial sector and start-up business development. 

We combine our experience with a shared passion for creating value and impact for society. TTO Iceland established a board of directors from both academia and the industry who support in setting direction and reviewing our activities.

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board of directors

board of directors

board of directors

board of directors

board of directors

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Kristinn Andersen

Kristinn is Chairman of the board, Professor of Electrical- and Computer Engineering at University of Iceland and Chairman of the joint IP Committee of the University of Iceland and the University Hospital. Before joining academia he worked for over 20 years in industry, on applied research and product development with strategic patenting for international markets.


Kristinn Andersen

Kristinn is Chairman of the board, Professor of Electrical- and Computer Engineering at University of Iceland and Chairman of the joint IP Committee of the University of Iceland and the University Hospital. Before joining academia he worked for over 20 years in industry, on applied research and product development with strategic patenting for international markets.


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Sigurður Hannesson

Sigurður is board member of TTO Iceland, Director General for Federation of Icelandic Industries and Chairman of the board for the New Business Venture Fund. Before, he worked in banking and finance for a decade, i.a. as Managing Director of Asset Management at Kvika and CEO of Jupiter Fund Management Company. He was senior advisor to the government of Iceland in lifting of capital controls. Sigurður holds a D.Phil in mathematics from Oxford University.

Sigurður Hannesson

Sigurður is board member of TTO Iceland, Director General for Federation of Icelandic Industries and Chairman of the board for the New Business Venture Fund. Before, he worked in banking and finance for a decade, i.a. as Managing Director of Asset Management at Kvika and CEO of Jupiter Fund Management Company. He was senior advisor to the government of Iceland in lifting of capital controls. Sigurður holds a D.Phil in mathematics from Oxford University.

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Tatjana Latinovic

Tatjana is board member at TTO Iceland and VP of Intellectual Property at Össur, the global leader in non-invasive orthopedics. Tatjana coordinates and supervises the worldwide intellectual property portfolio of the company, consisting today of over 1500 patents and 500 trademarks.

 

Tatjana Latinovic

Tatjana is board member at TTO Iceland and VP of Intellectual Property at Össur, the global leader in non-invasive orthopedics. Tatjana coordinates and supervises the worldwide intellectual property portfolio of the company, consisting today of over 1500 patents and 500 trademarks.

 

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Oddur M. Gunnarsson

Oddur is board member of TTO Iceland and CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has demonstrated experience in entrepreneurship and working within the food production industry, managing Research and Development teams, Business Planning, Sustainable Development and Life Sciences.

Oddur M. Gunnarsson

Oddur is board member of TTO Iceland and CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has demonstrated experience in entrepreneurship and working within the food production industry, managing Research and Development teams, Business Planning, Sustainable Development and Life Sciences.

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Erla Skúladóttir

Erla is board member of TTO Iceland, Specialist in Intellectual Property Law and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Icelandic Startup Lauf forks Ltd. In the past years she has worked as an Attorney of Law. Prior to that she worked as a specialist in Innovation at the Ministry of Industry and Innovation for a couple of years. Erla is a lecturer in Industrial Property Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland.

Erla Skúladóttir

Erla is board member of TTO Iceland, Specialist in Intellectual Property Law and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Icelandic Startup Lauf forks Ltd. In the past years she has worked as an Attorney of Law. Prior to that she worked as a specialist in Innovation at the Ministry of Industry and Innovation for a couple of years. Erla is a lecturer in Industrial Property Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Iceland.

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Torfi Magnússon

Torfi is board member of TTO Iceland and neurologist at Landspitali University Hospital. He works with the Chief Medical Officer at the National Hospital - Landsspítali - as a Senior Medical and Science Advisor. He has been a member of the joint IP Committee of the University of Iceland and Landspítali University Hospital since 2003.  

Torfi Magnússon

Torfi is board member of TTO Iceland and neurologist at Landspitali University Hospital. He works with the Chief Medical Officer at the National Hospital - Landsspítali - as a Senior Medical and Science Advisor. He has been a member of the joint IP Committee of the University of Iceland and Landspítali University Hospital since 2003.  

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Hannes Ottósson

Hannes is board member of TTO Iceland and project manager at Innovation Center Iceland. He supports entrepreneurs and SME´s on innovation and business development. Hannes also holds an Adjunct postition at the University of Iceland where he teaches innovation and business development. Hannes has a Ph.D. degree in Entrepreneuship from the University of Southern Denmark and an MBA degree from the University of Iceland. Hannes holds lectures and writes articles in his field of expertise. His current fields of interest are innovation, entrepreneurship, business development, social Capital, social innovation, cluster development and innovation education.

Hannes Ottósson

Hannes is board member of TTO Iceland and project manager at Innovation Center Iceland. He supports entrepreneurs and SME´s on innovation and business development. Hannes also holds an Adjunct postition at the University of Iceland where he teaches innovation and business development. Hannes has a Ph.D. degree in Entrepreneuship from the University of Southern Denmark and an MBA degree from the University of Iceland. Hannes holds lectures and writes articles in his field of expertise. His current fields of interest are innovation, entrepreneurship, business development, social Capital, social innovation, cluster development and innovation education.

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Einar Mäntylä

Einar is the CEO of TTO Iceland and has a PhD in Molecular Genetics on the topic of adaptation to extreme environments and a Post-Doc in Molecular biology of disease resistance in plants. He has an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has also worked as an entrepreneur with Innovation Management, Strategy and Business Development. He has led the establishment of TTO Iceland as Innovation Manager at the University of Iceland (UoI) and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder and past manager at Orf Genetics ehf.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland and has a PhD in Molecular Genetics on the topic of adaptation to extreme environments and a
Post-Doc in Molecular biology of disease resistance in plants. He has an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has also worked as an entrepreneur with Innovation Management, Strategy and Business Development. He has led the establishment of TTO Iceland as Innovation Manager at the University of Iceland (UoI) and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the
co-founder and past manager at Orf Genetics ehf.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland and has a PhD in Molecular Genetics on the topic of adaptation to extreme environments and a
Post-Doc in Molecular biology of disease resistance in plants. He has an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has also worked as an entrepreneur with Innovation Management, Strategy and Business Development. He has led the establishment of TTO Iceland as Innovation Manager at the University of Iceland (UoI) and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder and past manager at Orf Genetics ehf.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar is the CEO of TTO Iceland and has a PhD in Molecular Genetics on the topic of adaptation to extreme environments and a Post-Doc in Molecular biology of disease resistance in plants. He has an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has also worked as an entrepreneur with Innovation Management, Strategy and Business Development. He has led the establishment of TTO Iceland as Innovation Manager at the University of Iceland (UoI) and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder and past manager at Orf Genetics ehf.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar is the CEO of TTO Iceland and has a PhD in Molecular Genetics on the topic of adaptation to extreme environments and a Post-Doc in Molecular biology of disease resistance in plants. He has an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has also worked as an entrepreneur with Innovation Management, Strategy and Business Development. He has led the establishment of TTO Iceland as Innovation Manager at the University of Iceland (UoI) and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder and past manager at Orf Genetics ehf.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

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Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously she worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others, and has more than a decade of international experience in Industrial Design, Technology Transfer, Innovation, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Her expertise includes design and R&D for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. She is an entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. Susan is eager to support the science community in bringing solutions to the market, in line with the objectives of the United Nations and Arctic Council. Susan believes Tech Transfer can be applied to all research fields and industries: there is no limit to what we can achieve through imagination, R&D and collaboration.

susan@ttoiceland.is 

Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously she worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others, and has more than a decade of international experience in Industrial Design, Technology Transfer, Innovation, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Her expertise includes design and R&D for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. She is an entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. Susan is eager to support the science community in bringing solutions to the market, in line with the objectives of the United Nations and Arctic Council. Susan believes Tech Transfer can be applied to all research fields and industries: there is no limit to what we can achieve through imagination, R&D and collaboration.

susan@ttoiceland.is 

Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously she worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others, and has more than a decade of international experience in Industrial Design, Technology Transfer, Innovation, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Her expertise includes design + R&D for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. She is entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. Susan is eager to support the science community in bringing solutions to the market, in line with the goals of the UN and Arctic Council. Susan believes Tech Transfer can be applied to all research fields and industries: there is no limit to what we can achieve through imagination, R&D and collaboration.

susan@ttoiceland.is 

Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously she worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others, and has more than a decade of international experience in Industrial Design, Technology Transfer, Innovation, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Her expertise includes design and R&D for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. She is an entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. Susan is eager to support the Icelandic science community in bringing solutions to the market, in line with the objectives of the United Nations and Arctic Council. Susan believes Technology Transfer can be applied to all research fields and industries: there is no limit to what we can achieve through imagination, R&D and collaboration.

susan@ttoiceland.is 

Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously she worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others, and has more than a decade of international experience in Industrial Design, Technology Transfer, Innovation, Strategy, Business Development and Marketing. Her expertise includes design and R&D for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. She is an entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. Susan is eager to support the Icelandic science community in bringing solutions to the market, in line with the objectives of the United Nations and Arctic Council. Susan believes Technology Transfer can be applied to all research fields and industries: there is no limit to what we can achieve through imagination, R&D and collaboration.

susan@ttoiceland.is 

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Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir is a Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously Ásta was the CFO of Volta ehf, a private startup studio and investment boutique where she was in charge of daily operation, business development and more. Before that Ásta made her career in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries i.e. for Actavis and Decode Genetics. Ásta has a Masters-degree in Health Sciences from the University of Iceland, a CSS in Management and Administration from Harvard University, and an MBA-degree from Reykjavik University. Ásta serves as chairman of the board of directors at Laki Power ehf, a startup company focusing on eco-friendly power solutions.
Ásta is motivated to leverage her background and experience to help bridge the gap between academic discoveries and impact on the world.

astasollilja@ttoiceland.is 

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir is a Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously Ásta was the CFO of Volta ehf, a private startup studio and investment boutique where she was in charge of daily operation, business development and more. Before that Ásta made her career in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries i.e. for Actavis and Decode Genetics. Ásta has a Masters-degree in Health Sciences from the University of Iceland, a CSS in Management and Administration from Harvard University, and an MBA-degree from Reykjavik University. Ásta serves as chairman of the board of directors at Laki Power ehf, a startup company focusing on eco-friendly power solutions. Ásta is motivated to leverage her background and experience to help bridge the gap between academic discoveries and impact on the world.

astasollilja@ttoiceland.is 

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir is a Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously Ásta was the CFO of Volta ehf, a private startup studio and investment boutique where she was in charge of daily operation, business development and more. Before that Ásta made her career in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries i.e. for Actavis and Decode Genetics. Ásta has a Masters-degree in Health Sciences from the University of Iceland, a CSS in Management and Administration from Harvard University, and an MBA-degree from Reykjavik University. Ásta serves as chairman of the board of directors at Laki Power ehf, a startup company focusing on eco-friendly power solutions. Ásta is motivated to leverage her background and experience to help bridge the gap between academic discoveries and impact on the world.

astasollilja@ttoiceland.is 

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir is a Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously Ásta was the CFO of Volta ehf, a private startup studio and investment boutique where she was in charge of daily operation, business development and more. Before that Ásta made her career in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries i.e. for Actavis and Decode Genetics. Ásta has a Masters-degree in Health Sciences from the University of Iceland, a CSS in Management and Administration from Harvard University, and an MBA-degree from Reykjavik University. Ásta serves as chairman of the board of directors at Laki Power ehf, a startup company focusing on eco-friendly power solutions. Ásta is motivated to leverage her background and experience to help bridge the gap between academic discoveries and impact on the world.

astasollilja@ttoiceland.is 

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir

Ásta Sóllilja Guðmundsdóttir is a Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. Previously Ásta was the CFO of Volta ehf, a private startup studio and investment boutique where she was in charge of daily operation, business development and more. Before that Ásta made her career in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries i.e. for Actavis and Decode Genetics. Ásta has a Masters-degree in Health Sciences from the University of Iceland, a CSS in Management and Administration from Harvard University, and an MBA-degree from Reykjavik University. Ásta serves as chairman of the board of directors at Laki Power ehf, a startup company focusing on eco-friendly power solutions.
Ásta is motivated to leverage her background and experience to help bridge the gap between academic discoveries and impact on the world.

astasollilja@ttoiceland.is 

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