Helene Andersson Svahn

Professor in Nanobiotechnology at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Membership period 2011–2016

I am 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 CEO of the start up company Picovitro AB. Picovitro develops and provides tools for single cell analysis.

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

BILDER

Micro droplets: illustration (left) and microscopy images (right). Microdroplets offer the feasibility of handling miniature volumes of fluids conveniently, provide better mixing and are suitable for high throughput experiments. (Click to enlarge.)

Helene Andersson Svahn Photo: Markus Marcetic/Young Academy of Sweden

(Click for high resolution image, opens in new window) Photo: Markus Marcetic/Young Academy of Sweden

IN BRIEF

Born: 1974
Family: My husband Peter and our two children Elsa and Axel. Interests: Our summer house Other: Executive Director for 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”

Sveriges unga akademi
c/o Kungl. Vetenskapsakademien
Box 50005
SE 104 05 Stockholm

+ 46 (0)8 673 95 00
info@sverigesungaakademi.se

Facebook länk
Twitter länk
Instagram