Board of BioCity Turku

Members of the Board of Turku Centre for Biotechnology and BioCity Turku


Jyrki Heino, University of Turku (chairman)
Jessica Rosenholm, Åbo Akademi University (vice-chairman)
Kalle-Antti Suominen, University of Turku
Harri Savilahti, University of Turku
Pentti Huovinen, University of Turku
Sirpa Jalkanen
, University of Turku
Kid Törnqvist, Åbo Akademi University
Tapio Salmi, Åbo Akademi University
Markku Saari, University of Turku (representing the staff of CBT)
Lea Sistonen, Åbo Akademi University
Peter Essen
, Bayer Oy
John Eriksson
, University of Turku (presenting official)
Maija Lespinasse, BioCity Turku coordinator (presenting official)

The most important decisions of the biocentre are made by the joint board of BioCity Turku and the Turku Centre for Biotechnology. The members of the Board are nominated for a three year term by the University of Turku and the Åbo Akademi University.

The scientific director of BioCity Turku is the chairperson of the Board. In addition to the representatives from the universities, there is one additional member representing Turku bioindustry. The coordinator of BioCity Turku and the director of the Turku Centre for Biotechnology present the affairs for decision making.