Lund, Sweden – Christine Dahlman Jacobsen is our new team leader for SmiLe’s business development coaches, who support the commercialization of innovations among SmiLe companies. We are thrilled to strengthen the team with her extensive expertise in entrepreneurship and project management.
The collected experience of our coaching team is the core of SmiLe’s efforts to promote growth among life science companies. We are therefore pleased to introduce the latest addition to the team: Christine Dahlman Jacobsen, business developer and team leader, who is also in charge of developing our scale-up program for more mature companies.
Christine Dahlman Jacobsen has over a decade of experience from the life science industry, as well as over 15 years of international experience from the IT/telecom industry. Throughout her career she has worked with building businesses and teams as well as developing and implementing strategies for introduction to the market, and capital raising planning.
As co-founder of the company Nattaro Labs, Christine Dahlman Jacobsen had the primary responsibility for business development and was also co-inventor of the company’s first patent. Her previous positions include Key Account Manager and Consultant Unit Manager at Cybercom Sweden South, consultant in business development and sales with Teleca AU-Systems, and business manager with Telia.
Christine Dahlman Jacobsen holds a BS from Lund University in Economics and Political Science, as well as a Master’s in Entrepreneurship from LUSEM (Lund School of Economics and Management).
About SmiLe Incubator SmiLe Incubator is a life science business incubator based in Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden. SmiLe offers business coaching, a broad international industry and investor network and a unique laboratory infrastructure with state-of-the art instrumentation. Since the start, SmiLe has helped 100+ entrepreneurs commercialize their business ideas. Currently there are some 30 companies in SmiLe incubator which, together with alumni companies, have attracted more than EUR 717 million in venture capital since 2014. To date, 21 of SmiLe´s companies have launched an IPO and these listed companies have a market capitalization of more than EUR 500 million (Q4 2022). SmiLe is a non-profit organization and receives basic funding from Region Skåne, Lund Municipality, Lund University and Medicon Village. SmiLe´s sponsors are Agilent, Sparbanken Skåne, Awa, Høiberg, Magle Chemoswed, Merck, Prevas, Setterwalls, Zacco, Phase Holographic Imaging and ChemoMetec. www.smileincubator.life