Minna Hendolin, PhD
Minna Hendolin has influenced health sector research, innovation and business ecosystems during the last 25 years in multiple roles, starting from her own academic research, continuing to commercialisation of own research findings all the way up to the listed multinational biopharmaceutical companies and global innovation policy.
She has several years’ management and leadership experience both in SMEs and large corporations as well as in public organisations. Since 2010 Dr. Hendolin has been working as the health and life science executive for government funding and innovation organisations, first at Tekes and later at Business Finland.
In her current position as the Senior Director, she is leading the Health and Wellbeing thematic area at Business Finland covering innovation and export programs, international collaboration, funding and national strategic initiatives and policies. Dr. Hendolin belongs to the World Economic Forum Expert Group and is a regular speaker at Horasis Global Leaders Summit. Ms. Hendolin holds a doctoral degree in biochemistry and molecular biology.