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“We help the Icelandic scientific community with transforming inventions
into solutions with societal- and economical impact.”


                                
“We help the Icelandic scientific community with transforming inventions

into solutions with societal- and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the Icelandic scientific community with transforming inventions
into solutions with societal- and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the Icelandic scientific community with transforming inventions into solutions with societal- and economical impact.”

                                
“We help the Icelandic scientific 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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our team

              

our team

              
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Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has over three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has worked as an entrepreneur and manager on innovation management, strategy and business development within start-ups, NGO´s and academia.

As the Innovation Manager of University of Iceland (UoI) he led the establishment of TTO Iceland and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI, Icelandic Startups and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Orf Genetics hf. and DISACT ehf.

“Scientific innovation is our only sustainable way forward”.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has over three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has worked as an entrepreneur and manager on innovation management, strategy and business development within start-ups, NGO´s and academia.

As the Innovation Manager of University of Iceland (UoI) he led the establishment of TTO Iceland and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI, Icelandic Startups and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Orf Genetics hf. and DISACT ehf.

“Scientific innovation is our only sustainable way forward”.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has over three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has worked as an entrepreneur and manager on innovation management, strategy and business development within start-ups, NGO´s and academia.

As the Innovation Manager of University of Iceland (UoI) he led the establishment of TTO Iceland and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI, Icelandic Startups and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Orf Genetics hf. and DISACT ehf.

“Scientific innovation is our only sustainable way forward”.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has over three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has worked as an entrepreneur and manager on innovation management, strategy and business development within start-ups, NGO´s and academia. As the Innovation Manager of University of Iceland (UoI) he led the establishment of TTO Iceland and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI, Icelandic Startups and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Orf Genetics hf. and DISACT ehf.

“Scientific innovation is our only sustainable way forward”.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

Einar Mäntylä

Einar Mäntylä is the CEO of TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in Molecular Genetics and an MBA in Innovation & Business creation from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Einar has over three decades of international experience in Life Sciences, Biotechnology and the Biomedical industry, and has worked as an entrepreneur and manager on innovation management, strategy and business development within start-ups, NGO´s and academia. As the Innovation Manager of University of Iceland (UoI) he led the establishment of TTO Iceland and is a past Board member of The Science Park of UoI, Icelandic Startups and several spin-offs. Einar is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of Orf Genetics hf. and DISACT ehf.

“Scientific innovation is our only sustainable way forward”.

einarm@ttoiceland.is

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Susan Christianen

Susan is Business Development Manager, Design Strategist and CMO at TTO Iceland. She actively took part in the founding of TTO Iceland in 2018, and previously worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others. Susan has 15+ years of international experience in Industrial Design, R&D, strategy, business development and marketing communications. Her expertise includes design & sustainable development for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. Susan is board member of United Nations Association Iceland (UNA), deputy board member of IACN, entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. She´s eager to support the scientific 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, Design Strategist and CMO at TTO Iceland. She actively took part in the founding of TTO Iceland in 2018 and previously worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others. Susan has 15+ years of international experience in Industrial Design, R&D, strategy, business development and marketing communications. Her expertise includes design & sustainable development for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. Susan is board member of United Nations Association Iceland (UNA), deputy board member of IACN, an entrepreneur and the founder of Extreme Design Lab. She´s eager to support the scientific 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, Design Strategist and CMO at TTO Iceland. She actively took part in the founding of TTO Iceland in 2018 and previously worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others. Susan has 15+ years of international experience in Industrial Design, R&D, strategy, business development and marketing communications. Her expertise includes design & sustainable development for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. Susan is board member of United Nations Association Iceland (UNA), deputy board member of IACN, entrepreneur and founder of Extreme Design Lab. She is eager to support the scientific 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, Design Strategist and CMO at TTO Iceland. She actively took part in the founding of TTO Iceland in 2018 and previously worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others. Susan has 15+ years of international experience in Industrial Design, R&D, strategy, business development and marketing communications. Her expertise includes design & sustainable development for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. Susan is board member of United Nations Association Iceland (UNA), deputy board member of IACN, an entrepreneur and the founder of Extreme Design Lab. She is eager to support the scientific 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, Design Strategist and CMO at TTO Iceland. She actively took part in the founding of TTO Iceland in 2018 and previously worked for the European Space Agency (ESA) Technology Transfer Network among others. Susan has 15+ years of international experience in Industrial Design, R&D, strategy, business development and marketing communications. Her expertise includes design & sustainable development for extreme environments and challenging conditions such as in the Arctic. Susan is board member of United Nations Association Iceland (UNA), deputy board member of IACN, an entrepreneur and the founder of Extreme Design Lab. She is eager to support the scientific 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 

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Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

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Erla Skúladóttir

Erla Skúladóttir is the Intellectual Property and Licensing Manager of TTO Iceland. She holds a candidate law degree (cand.jur.) from the University of Iceland and LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Stockholm University.
Erla has focused on the utilization of intellectual property rights in her work as an attorney and as the chairman of the board of directors of the innovation company Lauf forks hf. She has extensive experience in the financing of start-ups and has worked within the governmental innovation support system. Erla has for several years been engaged in research and teaching in the field of industrial intellectual property law at the law faculty of the University of Iceland, with an emphasis on patent and trademark law.
“It never gets easier; you just go faster.” - Greg LeMond

erla@ttoiceland.is

Erla Skúladóttir

Erla Skúladóttir is the Intellectual Property and Licensing Manager of TTO Iceland. She holds a candidate law degree (cand.jur.) from the University of Iceland and LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Stockholm University.
Erla has focused on the utilization of intellectual property rights in her work as an attorney and as the chairman of the board of directors of the innovation company Lauf forks hf. She has extensive experience in the financing of start-ups and has worked within the governmental innovation support system. Erla has for several years been engaged in research and teaching in the field of industrial intellectual property law at the law faculty of the University of Iceland, with an emphasis on patent and trademark law.
“It never gets easier; you just go faster.” - Greg LeMond

erla@ttoiceland.is

Erla Skúladóttir

Erla Skúladóttir is the Intellectual Property and Licensing Manager of TTO Iceland. She holds a candidate law degree (cand.jur.) from the University of Iceland and LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Stockholm University.
Erla has focused on the utilization of intellectual property rights in her work as an attorney and as the chairman of the board of directors of the innovation company Lauf forks hf. She has extensive experience in the financing of start-ups and has worked within the governmental innovation support system. Erla has for several years been engaged in research and teaching in the field of industrial intellectual property law at the law faculty of the University of Iceland, with an emphasis on patent and trademark law.
“It never gets easier; you just go faster.” - Greg LeMond

erla@ttoiceland.is

Erla Skúladóttir

Erla Skúladóttir is the Intellectual Property and Licensing Manager of TTO Iceland. She holds a candidate law degree (cand.jur.) from the University of Iceland and LL.M. in European Intellectual Property Law from Stockholm University.
Erla has focused on the utilization of intellectual property rights in her work as an attorney and as the chairman of the board of directors of the innovation company Lauf forks hf. She has extensive experience in the financing of start-ups and has worked within the governmental innovation support system. Erla has for several years been engaged in research and teaching in the field of industrial intellectual property law at the law faculty of the University of Iceland, with an emphasis on patent and trademark law.
“It never gets easier; you just go faster.” - Greg LeMond

erla@ttoiceland.is

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Lýður Skúli Erlendsson

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson is Science and innovation Manager at Auðna TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in microbiology from the University of Lund in Sweden. After graduation, Lýður worked at ORF Líftækni for several years before he started working at the Icelandic Research Center (Rannis). There he worked as a team leader in the research and innovation department, which runs the largest public support programs for innovation in the country, the Technology Development Fund and Tax Deductions for Research and Development. Lýður therefore has a lot of experience with financing and cooperation with entrepreneurs, start-ups and the scientific community. He sits on the board of Nordic Innovation, which supports innovation and increased competitiveness of Nordic innovative companies. Lýður has also been actively involved in the preparation and implementation of international collaborative networks such as BlueBio Cofund and the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AORA). He is one of the founders of the Marine Microbiome Forum, which is a collaboration platform for scientists and policy makers in the EU, USA and Canada in the academic field. Lýður believes that innovation is undoubtedly the key to prosperity in society and that science is one of the main sources of new opportunities. Technology Transfer from the academic environment to the industry is therefore important for the formation of a strong innovative society.

lydur@ttoiceland.is 

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson is Science and innovation Manager at Auðna TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in microbiology from the University of Lund in Sweden. After graduation, Lýður worked at ORF Líftækni for several years before he started working at the Icelandic Research Center (Rannis). There he worked as a team leader in the research and innovation department, which runs the largest public support programs for innovation in the country, the Technology Development Fund and Tax Deductions for Research and Development. Lýður therefore has a lot of experience with financing and cooperation with entrepreneurs, start-ups and the scientific community. He sits on the board of Nordic Innovation, which supports innovation and increased competitiveness of Nordic innovative companies. Lýður has also been actively involved in the preparation and implementation of international collaborative networks such as BlueBio Cofund and the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AORA). He is one of the founders of the Marine Microbiome Forum, which is a collaboration platform for scientists and policy makers in the EU, USA and Canada in the academic field. Lýður believes that innovation is undoubtedly the key to prosperity in society and that science is one of the main sources of new opportunities. Technology Transfer from the academic environment to the industry is therefore important for the formation of a strong innovative society.

lydur@ttoiceland.is 

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson is Science and innovation Manager at Auðna TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in microbiology from the University of Lund in Sweden. After graduation, Lýður worked at ORF Líftækni for several years before he started working at the Icelandic Research Center (Rannis). There he worked as a team leader in the research and innovation department, which runs the largest public support programs for innovation in the country, the Technology Development Fund and Tax Deductions for Research and Development. Lýður therefore has a lot of experience with financing and cooperation with entrepreneurs, start-ups and the scientific community. He sits on the board of Nordic Innovation, which supports innovation and increased competitiveness of Nordic innovative companies. Lýður has also been actively involved in the preparation and implementation of international collaborative networks such as BlueBio Cofund and the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AORA). He is one of the founders of the Marine Microbiome Forum, which is a collaboration platform for scientists and policy makers in the EU, USA and Canada in the academic field. Lýður believes that innovation is undoubtedly the key to prosperity in society and that science is one of the main sources of new opportunities. Technology Transfer from the academic environment to the industry is therefore important for the formation of a strong innovative society.

lydur@ttoiceland.is 

Sverrir Geirdal

Sverrir Geirdal is Business Development Manager at TTO Iceland. He has an MBA-degree from the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), a diploma in Business and Economics from the University of Iceland along with a diploma in Systems Engineering from the EDB school in Odense. He has many years of experience in financing innovation projects, first with the New Business Venture Fund and later on his own. Sverrir operated his own consulting firm for many years, where he consulted on information technology, policy making, business development and operations. His specialty is ICT and the financial sector. After undertaking several auditing- and data management projects, Sverrir returns to innovation with the goal to bridging the gap between science in Iceland and the business sector. It is his firm belief that this can enhance the quality of life and prosperity in the country.

sverrir@ttoiceland.is 

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson

Lýður Skúli Erlendsson is Science and innovation Manager at Auðna TTO Iceland. He has a PhD in microbiology from the University of Lund in Sweden. After graduation, Lýður worked at ORF Líftækni for several years before he started working at the Icelandic Research Center (Rannis). There he worked as a team leader in the research and innovation department, which runs the largest public support programs for innovation in the country, the Technology Development Fund and Tax Deductions for Research and Development. Lýður therefore has a lot of experience with financing and cooperation with entrepreneurs, start-ups and the scientific community. He sits on the board of Nordic Innovation, which supports innovation and increased competitiveness of Nordic innovative companies. Lýður has also been actively involved in the preparation and implementation of international collaborative networks such as BlueBio Cofund and the Atlantic Ocean Research Alliance (AORA). He is one of the founders of the Marine Microbiome Forum, which is a collaboration platform for scientists and policy makers in the EU, USA and Canada in the academic field. Lýður believes that innovation is undoubtedly the key to prosperity in society and that science is one of the main sources of new opportunities. Technology Transfer from the academic environment to the industry is therefore important for the formation of a strong innovative society.

lydur@ttoiceland.is 

 

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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.

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 the CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry, with entrepreneurship, managing Research and Development (R&D), Business Planning, Sustainability, and Life Sciences.

Oddur M. Gunnarsson

Oddur is the CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry, with entrepreneurship, managing Research and Development (R&D), Business Planning, Sustainability, and Life Sciences.

Oddur M. Gunnarsson

Oddur is the CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry, with entrepreneurship, managing Research and Development (R&D), Business Planning, Sustainability, and Life Sciences.

Oddur M. Gunnarsson

Oddur is the CEO of Matís, the Icelandic Food and Biotech Company. He has a demonstrated history of working in the food production industry, with entrepreneurship, managing Research and Development (R&D), Business Planning, Sustainability, and Life Sciences.

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Ólafur Baldursson

Ólafur is an internist/pulmonologist, serving as managing director of the of the lung and allergy services at the Karolinska University Hospital. In 2000 he discovered novel effects of the antibiotic azithromycin on airway epithelia paving the way for the development of medications capable of strengthening lung defense against infections. Ólafur is co-founder and a scientific advisory board member of EpiEndo Pharmaceuticals, a startup company focusing on building a new class of drugs to augment lung defense.

Ólafur Baldursson

Ólafur is an internist/pulmonologist, serving as managing director of the of the lung and allergy services at the Karolinska University Hospital. In 2000 he discovered novel effects of the antibiotic azithromycin on airway epithelia paving the way for the development of medications capable of strengthening lung defense against infections. Ólafur is co-founder and a scientific advisory board member of EpiEndo Pharmaceuticals, a startup company focusing on building a new class of drugs to augment lung defense.

Ólafur Baldursson

Ólafur is an internist/pulmonologist, serving as managing director of the of the lung and allergy services at the Karolinska University Hospital. In 2000 he discovered novel effects of the antibiotic azithromycin on airway epithelia paving the way for the development of medications capable of strengthening lung defense against infections. Ólafur is co-founder and a scientific advisory board member of EpiEndo Pharmaceuticals, a startup company focusing on building a new class of drugs to augment lung defense. 

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Guðbjörg Hrönn Óskarsdóttir

Guðbjörg is managing director at Tæknisetur, which provides expertise and support for tech companies and entrepreneurs by providing expertise and access to tech facilities. Tæknisetur (IceTec) is also a valuable partner in domestic and international projects focused on applied research in material sciences, building materials, energy and life sciences.

Guðbjörg Hrönn Óskarsdóttir

Guðbjörg is managing director at Tæknisetur, which provides expertise and support for tech companies and entrepreneurs by providing expertise and access to tech facilities. Tæknisetur (IceTec) is also a valuable partner in domestic and international projects focused on applied research in material sciences, building materials, energy and life sciences.  

Guðbjörg Hrönn Óskarsdóttir

Guðbjörg is managing director at Tæknisetur, which provides expertise and support for tech companies and entrepreneurs by providing expertise and access to tech facilities. Tæknisetur (IceTec) is also a valuable partner in domestic and international projects focused on applied research in material sciences, building materials, energy and life sciences. 

                     
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