Bjørn Klem has been hired as General Manager for Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator starting from January 1st 2015.
Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator is a private company, 100% owned by Oslo Cancer Cluster SA.
“We are very happy to have Bjørn on board as the first General Manager of the Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator. He is in deed the right man for this job, based on his long experience with taking products all the way to the market. I am certain that the start-ups in the Incubator will get just the coaching and support they need from Bjørn and the team he will set up,” says Ketil Widerberg, General Manager of Oslo Cancer Cluster, in a statement.
Klem has been working at Photocure f0r the last 17 years where he is Project Director. He has been in charge of exploratory projects including clinical development of Metvix and Hexvix, Lumacan and Allumera. At the moment he is in charge of Cevira for treatment oncogenic HPV infections. Furthermore, Mr. Klem is currently the Chairman of the Board of Oslo Cancer Cluster and Oslo Cancer Cluster Incubator, positions he will resign from due to his new obligation.
Photo: Oslo Cancer Cluster