Rohit Sood

Director and Team Leader for Health Tech, Ph.D. (Chem), MBA

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Rohit works as a Director and Team Leader for Health team at Spinverse, focusing on health, wellness, and biotech ecosystem development. He has strong expertise in public innovation financing instruments, such as European Commission and Business Finland R&D instruments, coordinating and running EU-projects (FP6, FP7, and Horizon2020).

With 20+ years of work experience, Rohit has strong expertise in project management, international networking, business development and technology commercialization. Rohit helps companies and consortia with their R&D&I needs, including, for example, building and scoping collaborative projects, finding partners, preparing public funding applications and developing growth and innovation strategies.

At Spinverse, Rohit has been involved as an expert in the following multiparty projects H2020 EU projects; INNPAPER focusing on Innovative and Smart Printed Electronics, STARDUST to develop a new therapeutic approach for Parkinson’s disease via a novel wireless implantable device to target specific neural circuits of brain, NANOPILOT, A Pilot Plant for the Production of Polymer based Nanopharmaceuticals in Compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and PEPTICAPS project based on novel stimuli-responsive nanocapsules for skin care applications.

At Spinverse, Rohit also works with growth-seeking SMEs in the fields of e.g. medical technology, clinical trials, biomedicine, and nanotechnology, for instance, companies such as Macroarray Diagnostics and Desentum Oy.

Rohit has also participated in FP6 and FP7 EU projects such as NANOEAR 3g-Nanotechnology based targeted drug delivery using the inner ear as a model target organ,  SONODRUGS to develop Image-controlled Ultrasound-induced Drug Delivery.

Rohit holds a title of Docent/Adjunct professor in Medicinal Biochemistry in faculty of medicine, University of Turku, Turku, Finland. He has published 40+ international peer reviewed research articles covering a wide array of topics. He has also given several presentations in international forums. He has also worked in California State University Northridge (CSUN), Los Angeles, USA and Osaka City University, Osaka, Japan.

Rohit received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from India and has also completed Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in International Business Management from South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK) in Kouvola, Finland.

In his spare time, Rohit enjoys reading and traveling.

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