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Mikkel Skovborg

Mikkel Skovborg

Since 2016, Mikkel Skovborg has been Executive Specialist at the Novo Nordisk Foundation, an independent Danish foundation with corporate interests, whose objectives are twofold: to provide a stable basis for the commercial and research activities conducted by the companies within the Novo Group and to support scientific and humanitarian purposes. Here he has been instrumental in developing the background material for the newly established BioInnovation Initiative located in Denmark.

Prior to joining the Novo Nordisk Foundation, he worked for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as the Danish Counsellor for Science and Innovation in the USA and Head of Department at Damvad Analytics.

A student of Political Science at the University of Copenhagen, soon after joined the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries.