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SEMINARS - Trainer

Intellectual Property Management & Open Innovation in Health/Life Science

at Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel, Newcastle, United Kingdom

Bowman J. Heiden

Deputy Director, CIP - Center for Intellectual Property
University of Gothenburg

Mr. Bowman Heiden Mr. Bowman Heiden is currently the Deputy Director of Center for Intellectual Property (CIP), which is a joint development center for knowledge-based business development between University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. Previously he was Innovation Director for the Qatar Science & Technology Park, where he was responsible for driving innovation strategy and intellectual property policy. As deputy director of CIP, Mr. Heiden currently manages the internationalization of the CIP platform and strategic industry relationships. His previous work at CIP involved strategic program development specifically focused on the building of collaborative innovation platforms to facilitate the creation and development of knowledge-based business. In this role Mr. Heiden has co-developed the Intellectual Capital Management Master program (ICM), which is a graduate education in knowledge-based business development and management for business, engineering, and law students. Mr. Heiden is also co-founder of the Gothenburg International Bioscience Business School (GIBBS), a graduate education that develops real bioscience ventures in an imbedded pre-incubator, and CIP Professional Services, which provides IP and business development services to both established firms and technology start-ups. Mr. Heiden has also developed CIP FORUM, which has grown to one of the leading knowledge-based business events worldwide. Current interests include the development of next generation university innovation systems and IP-based open platforms in the telecommunication sector.

Mr. Heiden holds degrees in engineering and technology management and his PhD work is in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship with a focus on intellectual property and open innovation knowledge-based sectors.

Christoffer Hermansson

Project Manager
Centre of Intellectual Property (CIP)

Mr. Christoffer Hermansson Mr. Christoffer Hermansson is currently working as Project Manager at the Centre of Intellectual Property (CIP), the joint development center for knowledge-based business development between University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. One of his key areas is to develop education and educate students from interdisciplinary backgrounds in law, business, life-science and engineering focusing on knowledge based business development and management. Mr. Hermansson is currently teaching in master level educations at both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.

Mr. Hermansson holds a Master in Law from the University of Gothenburg with a specialization in intellectual capital management and strategic business development.