2023-02-28 12:10Press release

Thomas Areschoug new business coach at SmiLe 

The SmiLe Incubator is delighted to welcome Thomas Areschoug as new business development coach. He brings extensive experience from the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, as well as from various positions at Invest in Sweden and Business Sweden, adding additional experience of international life science industry to the team.

Thomas Areschoug has extensive experience in business development and investment promotion in the life science sector, as well as in biomedical research and development. He has worked as CBO at Xintela, one of SmiLe's alumni companies, and its subsidiary Targinta, and has held various positions focusing on investment promotion in life sciences at Invest in Skåne and Business Sweden. Thomas is a molecular biologist and received his doctorate in medical microbiology at Lund University in 2002. He continued his successful research career in England and in Lund before switching  focus to business development.  

"One of our main goals is to provide our companies with access to the international life sciences industry and international investor networks at an early stage. I am therefore very happy to  welcome Thomas Areschoug to our team. This further strengthens our contacts with the industry, which benefits our companies", says Lina Olsen Boreson, COO of SmiLe Incubator. 

For more information, please contact: Lina Olsen Boreson, COO of SmiLe Incubator, +46 (0)703-781279, lina@smileincubator.life 

Language: English

About SmiLe Incubator

SmiLe Incubator is a life science business incubator based in Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden. SmiLe have helped 100+ entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas. There are currently 30 companies in SmiLe incubator which, together with alumni companies, have attracted more than EUR 717 million in venture capital to date since 2014. SmiLe offers excellent business coaching, a broad international network of contacts and a dynamic community, as well as well-equipped laboratories which is unique of its kind in Sweden. 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, Prevas, Setterwalls, Zacco, Magle Chemoswed, NanoTemper Technologies, Phase Holographic Imaging and ChemoMetec. 21 of SmiLe´s companies have launched an IPO. The listed alumni companies have a market capitalization of more than EUR 500 million (Q4 2022). www.smileincubator.life