Kalevi Kurkijärvi

Founding Partner at Innomedica Ltd.

Kalevi Kurkijärvi

Kalevi Kurkijärvi

Founding Partner at Innomedica Ltd.

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Biketex Ltd.
Phadia AB
Innomedica Ltd.

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191

Number of Boards

16

Birthday

1952

Age

69

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Forendo Pharma Oy

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Fibrogen Europe Oy

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Director at Innomedica Ltd.

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Interim President at FibroGen, Inc.

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Dean at Helsinki University of Technology

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Managing Partner at Innomedica Ltd.

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Founder at Omega Fund Management LLC

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Former Investment Director at Bio Fund Management Ltd.

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Director at Bittium Oyj

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Director at Convergencia Patrimonial SA de CV

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Kalevi Kurkijärvi
Founding Partner at Innomedica Ltd.
Education
Class of 1992

University of Turku is a school in Turku.

Career History
Founding Partner
1997 - Current

Using InnoMedica’s patented technology of a highly innovative drug delivery system, active pharmaceutical agents that were previously applied systemically can now be transported selectively to the affected area and released locally. Developing a new generation of medication, for example, cancer can be treated much more effective, while at the same time side effects for patients are reduced to a minimum.

Founding Partner
1997 - 2010

BioFund Management Oy is a venture capital and private equity investment firm headquartered in Helsinki with an office in Turku and a subsidiary in Copenhagen. BioFund was founded in 1997 by Dr. Kalevi Kurkijärvi, Seppo Mäkinen and Dr. Timo Petäjä.BioFund's main investors are institutions in Finland such as insurance firms, pension funds, foundations, and the European Investment Fund. The firm manages venture capital funds.

Executive Vice President
1984 - Current
Boards & Committees
Managing Director
1997 - Current

Fibrogen Europe Oy develops and markets recombinant human collagens and gelatins for research purposes. It serves companies in the pharmaceutical, vaccine, medical device, diagnostic, industrial, food, cosmetic, and nutraceutical businesses. The company was founded on May 22, 1996 and is located at Helsinki, Finland.

Member, Board of Directors
1996 - Current

FibroGen, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company, which engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics. It focuses on the hypoxia-inducible factor and connective tissue growth factor biology to develop medicines for the treatment of anemia, fibrotic disease, and cancer. The company was founded by Thomas B. Neff on September 29, 1993 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
1993 - Current
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Using InnoMedica’s patented technology of a highly innovative drug delivery system, active pharmaceutical agents that were previously applied systemically can now be transported selectively to the affected area and released locally. Developing a new generation of medication, for example, cancer can be treated much more effective, while at the same time side effects for patients are reduced to a minimum.

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