About Us

About

REBBLS creates real connections between ambitious professionals who are in the Danish life science innovation space.

We challenge the convention and inspire entrepreneurial mindsets by facilitating rebellious events.

Purpose

To strengthen and grow the Danish life science ecosystem by connecting and inspiring

 

Background

 

Rising: ambitious individuals with the mindset to develop themselves and others

Entrepreneurs: to create innovation under conditions of uncertainty be it academia, start-ups, or an established company

BioBusiness: exploring the symBIOsis between science and business

Life Science: includes every color of life science

  – Together makes REBBLS – Rising Entreprenuers in BioBusiness & Life Science

  REBBLS is the catalyst for creating valuable interdisciplinary connections that today’s talents need for building tomorrow’s life science successes

 

 

Our event partners

Meet the Core Team

Jeroen Bakker

Jeroen Bakker

Core Team

Senior Associate at Novo Holdings

Analysis, debate and communication of great science

“I enjoy exploring the Danish Biotech scene and see REBBLS as a community of peers who all want to accelerate new technologies”.

 

Tina Koutouleas

Tina Koutouleas

Core Team

 

Ph.D Student at København Universitet

Screening new coffee hybrids in the tropics for resilience to climate change

“I am in my element when the sun is shining in the coffee fields, I am with my equipment (which is working) and the insects are not biting (too much). I would like to harness the power of biotech for the restoration of biodiversity of plants and animals on this planet”.

Peter Mouritzen

Peter Mouritzen

Core Team

Research Scientist for ImmuMap Services

Implementing and optimising immune monitoring assays on multiflow cytometers

 “ I have three passions: the pursuit for new knowledge, coffee (especially the effect of it) and the clean canal waters of Copenhagen where you can find me bathing all year round (yes – even in the biting cold of the winter)”.

Christine Ritter

Christine Ritter

Core Team

NOME Project Manager at Accelerace

Connecting life science start-ups with experienced mentors through pan-Nordic matchmaking initiatives.

“I am a long way from the mountains but when I get back to nature I love to ski or guide scouts through alpine expeditions”.

Rafel Simó Vicens

Rafel Simó Vicens

Core Team

PhD student at Acesion Pharma & København Universitet

Drug discovery and maintenance of the heartbeat through innovative in vitro research – more powerful and safer than before.

“ For me the heart of a city lies in the food and dancing. When I am not in the lab you will find me either cooking, salsa-ing or swinging somewhere in Copenhagen”.

Christian Code

Christian Code

Core Team

Innovation Fund Post Doctoral Researcher at AAK A/S, University of Southern Denmark and Københavns Universitet

Creating new knowledge through experimental lab science

“I like to tell people that the reason that I became a researcher was because as a child I really wanted to be a superhero. I think this is dream is edging closer to reality each day that I am in the lab and I don’t even work with radioactive spiders or gamma radiation (well not usually).”

Christina Milbo

Christina Milbo

Core Team

Senior Venture Analyst at Accelerace Management A/S

Early start-up development

“My daily motivation is my morning run through Copenhagen city and seeing how the life science ecosystem in Denmark is flourishing”.

Venkat Narayanan

Venkat Narayanan

Core Team

Product developer – Ingredients division, Harboe brewery

Ingredients creator for fermented ingredients and beverages

“There are not many jobs which start the day with tasting 6 – 8 different varieties of beer! Talk about god arbejdslyst!

Candela Lagunas Rodríguez-Villa

Candela Lagunas Rodríguez-Villa

Core Team

Submission Manager for LEO Pharma A/S

Project planning, execution and compliance of new dermatological products.

“I thrive on simplifying the complex and making things happen – I also believe that a motivating unicorn email goes a long way for team spirit”.

 

 

Daniel Vik

Daniel Vik

Core Team

Information Scientist at Leo Pharma

Funneling new information to everyone from the researcher to the business developer to aid drug discovery.

“I want to grapple with new ideas and concepts that draw me out of my comfort zone. Hopefully by doing this I can create a lasting impact on the Danish Biotech scene.”

Alexander Junge

Alexander Junge

Core Team

Post Doctoral Researcher at NNF Center for Protein Research (København Universitet)

Next generation hypothesis generator – developing new machine-learning programs to extract new findings from scientific publications faster than before.

“My research is dedicated to finding the gaps in research and encouraging others to fill them. I also do this in my free time through REBBLS which boasts a mash up of the business and academic world to facilitate new technologies.”

Alexander Moldt Nielsen

Alexander Moldt Nielsen

Core Team & Executive Board

New Business Development Specialist at Novozymes

Developing new business opportunities scoping the application of new technologies, business models and innovation systems.

“Adventure is my weakness. Whether it be finding a hidden jazz bar, stumbling through some street kitchens or exploring the mountain tops and forest floors, I am always up for something new”.

Keenan Pinto

Keenan Pinto

Core Team

CEO of Nordetect

Management, Pitching of hard and software development

“I love making electronic gadgets that support biological systems such as plant growth sensors or lamps that optimise algae growth. Once I have hacked these gadgets I like to share them in peer learning workshops – lifelong learning is the key to aging sexily.”

Annechiene Rosenkrands

Annechiene Rosenkrands

Core Team

Management Consultant at Deloitte

Hardcore project management – pushing things along.

“In my role, I get to talk to lots of people daily.  I love the challenges and occasionally mishaps that come with working 100% in your 3rd language.  But at the end of the day we understand each other and get project done”.

William Wright

William Wright

Core Team

Accelerator and Investment Manager at Accelerace, Events officer at NOME, Ambassador at iGEM, External Associate Professor at CBS and Curator at Hello Tomorrow.

Enabling researchers to catapult their new products or service

“My motivation is to help create solutions through biotechnologies to global challenges such as the shrinking biodiversity, water scarcity and climate change”.