Management Team

 
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Lars Halvor Langmoen,  Chief Executive Officer

Langmoen was appointed CEO of SpinChip Diagnostics in January 2013. Prior to joining SpinChip Diagnostics, Langmoen served at the management team of NorSun AS. The company was Norway’s fastest growing technology company during the years 2007 – 2011. Langmoen also spent five years with DnB NOR (now DNB), the largest financial group in Norway. He has a master’s degree in business administration and economics from Norwegian School of Economics.

 

 
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Stig Morten Borch,  Chief Scientific Officer

Borch is the inventor of the SpinChip concept and has been leading the development of the SpinChip platform since 2008, first within SINTEF and later within SpinChip Diagnostics. He has more than 30 years of experience from R&D management within the medtech industry including 15 years as R&D director at Nycomed Diagnostics and at Axis Shield PoC having the overall responsibility in the development of the NycoCard and the Afinion platforms from idea to work like look like prototype respectively.

 

 
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Anja Gulliksen (PhD), Director Assay Development

Dr. Gulliksen is heading SpinChip's assay development. She is also responsible for the Quality Assurance systems within SpinChip. Gulliksen has more than 14 years R&D experience with multidisciplinary lab-on-a-chip PoC IVD technology platforms at NorChip AS, SINTEF and SpinChip Diagnostics. She is Dr. Scient in molecular biology and microsystem technology from University of Oslo.

 

 
 

Torgeir Hamsund, VP Cartridge R&D and Production Design

Hamsund is leading the design of the SpinChip cartridge. He has more than 20 years of experience as an industrial designer bringing products from idea to mass production within consumer, medical and military industries. Hamsund was previously CEO and owner of 360Design and has worked as a deputy manager of ABRY design. Hamsund has a BaH degree in Industrial Design from University of Northumbria, Newcastle.

 

 
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Birgitte Booij (PhD), VP Product and Business Development

Dr. Booij joined SpinChip Diagnostics in August 2014 and heads the product development on the SpinChip platform as well as business development. She brings with her experience within industrial biotechnology including 10+ years leadership in commercial diagnostics development from Axis-Shield, Diagenic and Clavis Pharma. Booij holds a PhD in biotechnology from the University of Cambridge.

 

 
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Rolf Jahren , VP Instrument Development and Industrialisation

Rolf Jahren is leading the SpinChip instrument development. He has more than 20 years of experience with design of products manufactured in high volume for demanding and professional customers. Jahren has also experience with start-up companies as board member of Tandberg Storage AS and manager of electronics development at Halfwave AS.  Jahren has a Cand Scient degree in Physics from University of Oslo.