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Dr. Christensen has a 20+ years career in the biopharmaceutical industry, has expertise in microbiology, molecular biology and Biopharmaceutical process development / validation and is leading a research team working with enteric encapsulations. Dr. Christensen is main inventor of the two component encapsulation technology, which forms the basis of Apillets ApS proprietary technology.
Dr. Petersen has 20+ years of experience with mathematical modelling, project management and transdisciplinary collaboration in science . Dr. Petersen is Assoc. prof. at Roskilde University, CEO of APILLET ApS and co-inventor of the two component encapsulation technology, which forms the basis of the company’s proprietary technology.
A PhD in Biological Engineering from Minho University and a habilitation on Biocompatibility at Minho University.
Dr. Miguel Gama has 20+ years of experience with production, characterization and applications of Bacterial cellulose in food technology and biomedical applications and on cellulose enzymatic degradation.
Dr. Gama published around 260 papers and has a h-index of 45 (Google academics), being recognized as a world leading expert on bacterial cellulose science & technology.
Dr. Gama is the Head of the FUNCARB group at Minho University http://www.ceb.uminho.pt/ since 2000 and co-founder of Satisfibre, a spinoff holding intellectual property on bacterial cellulose based technologies and know how related to its large scale production.
He is currently an Assistant Researcher at Minho University. He is the co-author of several book chapters, and author/co-author of over 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications. Dourado is the co-editor of the book “Bacterial Nanocellulose: from biotechnology to bio-economy“ (2015, Elsevier) and the co-organizer of the “4th International Symposium on Bacterial Nanocellulose”.
Dr. Dourado has been engaging on bioprocess development, technology transfer and entrepreneurship. He is the co-founder and member of the administration board of the spin-off Satisfibre, S.A. from Centre for Biological engineering CEB at University of Minho.
Dr. Dourado has specialized on the large-scale production of bacterial cellulose and in the procurement of market applications for bacterial cellulose.
Lars is founder and co-owner of Nex & Phister Law & IP which was started back in 2009, with main focus on providing patent & IP consulting to small companies and upstart companies within life science.