Sahlgrenska Science Park welcomes Mats Hellström as new Lab Manager for Health Innovation Labs™
Mats Hellström

Sahlgrenska Science Park is excited to announce the appointment of Mats Hellström as Sahlgrenska Science Park's new Lab Manager. With this addition, Sahlgrenska Science Park extends its commitment to provide value-adding support for entrepreneurs, researchers and clinicians to accelerate their research in the newly opened Health Innovation Labs™ on Medicinareberget in Gothenburg.

Publish date: 2024-05-21 Text: 
Jamie Smith

A lab manager is a crucial need for many innovative startups, offering expertise and guidance that can be challenging to find and finance independently. Mats will provide invaluable support in product development, testing, troubleshooting and mentoring. He will also facilitate connections within and beyond the collaborative community Sahlgrenska Science Park is developing on Medicinareberget - in close collaboration with Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sahlgrenska Academy and Akademiska Hus. 

Mats brings a strong background as a Lab Manager and Associate Professor at the Laboratory for Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine at the Department of Clinical Sciences, Gothenburg University. Additionally, he has worked as a senior scientist at RISE. Mats has an extensive network and a keen interest in supporting health innovation growth. 

“I am very excited to join Sahlgrenska Science Park and contribute to its mission of accelerating health innovation,” says Mats Hellström. “I look forward to working with the talented team here and supporting entrepreneurs, researchers and clinicians in achieving their scientific goals.” 

At Sahlgrenska Science Park, Mats will oversee operations in the Health Innovation Labs, ensuring that they develop as a top-tier facility for cutting-edge research. His role will involve managing day-to-day activities, co-creating research solutions and implementing strategies to enhance the labs' capabilities. 

“We are delighted to welcome Mats Hellström to our team,” says Karl Maack, Site Development Director at Sahlgrenska Science Park. “With our unique location on Medicinareberget, advanced research facilities and complete lab equipment, Mats’ extensive experience and dedication to scientific advancement make him the perfect fit for this role. We are confident that under his leadership, our Health Innovation Labs will thrive as a renowned hub for scientific innovation and discovery.” 

Don’t hesitate to reach out to Mats to learn more about Health innovation Labs by Sahlgrenska Science Park – click here.

Also, don't miss our opening ceremony event for Health Innovation Labs on May 23 at 15:00 at Medicinaregatan 9c – click here to sign up! 

Find out more about Health Innovation Labs by Sahlgrenska Science Park – click here 

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