Niclas Nilsson will become the new head of LU Innovation next week after more than 17 years with dermatology company Leo Pharma.

Niclas Nilsson

LU Innovation, the commercialisation arm of Lund University, is set to welcome Niclas Nilsson as its new head next week, according to News Øresund.

Nilsson will join LU Innovation from Leo Pharma, a Denmark-based dermatology company, where he had most recently served as head of R&D open innovation since 2014.

The appointment to LU Innovation marks a return to his alma mater, as Nilsson had gained his PhD…

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Thierry Heles

Thierry Heles is the editor of Global University Venturing, host of the Beyond the Breakthrough interview podcast and responsible for the monthly GUV Gazette (sign up here for free).