August 22, 2022

Thomas Schäfer joins Bactolife™ as Scientific Advisor

Thomas Schäfer, Scientific Advisor at Bactolife™

We are proud to announce that Thomas Schäfer is joining Bactolife™ as Scientific Advisor. Thomas holds a PhD in Microbiology, Physiology and Biochemistry, and has a rich background within biotech innovation, microbial discovery and development, and leadership from his roles in Novozymes and Chr. Hansen. Latest he served as CSO at Chr. Hansen before stepping in as Chief Science Advisor to the CEO of Chr. Hansen.

At Bactolife™, Thomas will act as one of our three Scientific Advisors together with Lone Gram, Professor in Bacterial Eco-physiology and Biotechnology (DTU), and Fredrik Bäckhed, Professor in Molecular and Clinical Medicine (University of Gothenburg). Thomas will bring invaluable insights to pipeline maturation, and technology developments.


Thomas Schäfer is Chief Science Advisor at Chr. Hansen.

He has >30 years of experience in biotechnology from Novozymes and Chr. Hansen in R&D and business development, where he served as latest CSO at Chr. Hansen.

Member of the Board of Directors of the BioInnovation Institute, and Bacthera.

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