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About Helene's research

I am a professor in nanobiotechnology at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm where I lead a research group. We apply micro- and nanobiotechnology to develop new methods for biotechnology and medical applications. I am also the CEO of the start-up company Picovitro AB. Picovitro develops and provides tools for single-cell analysis.

I was the Academy's first Chair from the inauguration year 27 May 2011 – 27 May 2012. I am also a member of the Global Young Academy.

In brief

Born: 1974
Family: My husband Peter and two children Elsa and Axel
Interests: Our summer house
Other: CEO of the startup company Picovitro

As a young scientist, it's a great opportunity to meet and discuss with other young scholars, from another university or other research areas to get inspiration and support.

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