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Wednesday, 17 October 2012

More on senior health policy leaders - Alex von Gabain

The December 2012 issue of Health Policy and Technology features a discussion with Professor Alex von Gabain, founding chairman of The European Institute for Innovation and Technology. The EIT is an agency of the European Union established in 2008 to ‘address Europe's innovation gap’. He obtained his Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Heidelberg before research posts at Stanford University, USA and the University of UmeĆ„ and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and later from 1992-1998 Chair of Microbiology at the University of Vienna.

In 1997, he co-founded Intercell AG and led the company as CEO until 2005. Chairman of the HPT Advisory Board Professor Donald Singer interviewed Professor Alex von Gabain at the Transatlantic Policy Network meeting in Washington in May 2012 where they were both panel discussants.

To hear the podcast and read the full transcript of the interview, see the Winter issue on HPT journal website.


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