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Jonas Faijerson Säljö, CEO, Senior IP Business Consultant

Jonas is a pharmacist and has a PhD in Neurobiology from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. He has studied Intellectual Property, worked with commercialization of research projects at the University of Gothenburg, co-founded several start-up companies and has been a manager at Apoteket AB. Jonas has been the CEO of SYNERGON since 2016.

jonas.faijerson@synergon.se  +46 708 81 12 31


Marianne Möllstam, VP, IP Business Consultant

Marianne is an MBA with a major in finance and sales and is one of the founders of SYNERGON, and a member of the Board. Marianne has previously worked with the build-up of a nationwide finance company, headquartered in Stockholm. She was involved in developing the administrative IP-system at BioGaia AB and has since 1994 and until the start of SYNERGON AB worked in the field of biotechnology. Marianne is responsible for SYNERGON’s Case Management Services system, IP-Monitor™.

marianne.mollstam@synergon.se  +46 703 10 34 14


Bo Möllstam, Senior IP Business Consultant Consultant

Bo has a MBA degree and has additional training from various Intellectual Property (IP) related courses. He is one of the founders of SYNERGON , and the chairman of the Board. Bo was instrumental in the start of the biotech company BioGaia in North Carolina, USA in 1990 and was the President of BioGaia until 1995. He has continued to be responsible for the IP strategy and build up of BioGaia's IP-portfolio. Bo is also involved in several IP-commities in the pharma and biotech sector and has been engaged as an IP expert by the Swedish government.

bo.mollstam@synergon.se   +46 706 60 95 75


Anders Karlsson, Senior IP Business Consultant

Anders received his PhD in Analytical Chemistry at Gothenburg University, and has a decade of experience in start-ups and running small biotech companies. He is a co-founder of two companies, Nanoxis AB and Nanoxis Consulting AB, where he aquired experience of how to transform research results into product- and application developments for new products and IP. Anders has held several different positions in these companies, including CEO, Scientific Officer and reporting to the Board of Directors, with overall responsibility of the companies’ patent portfolios. Anders currently works part-time for Nanoxis Consulting.

anders.karlsson@synergon.se  +46 708 18 04 45


Charlotta Blom, IP Business Consultant

Charlotta has a Master's degree in Molecular Biology and a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from Lund University. After graduating, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Queensland Brain Institute in Australia and then at Gothenburg University in Sweden. Charlotta then left academia to work for a small biotechnology company in Mölndal, where she developed in vitro models with the aim of identifying drug candidates for nervous system disorders. Charlotta has been working at SYNERGON since 2017 and focuses on developing and maintaining strategies to protect ideas and inventions in the Life Science field.

charlotta.blom@synergon.se  +46 761 39 30 05


Christopher Nävås, IP Business Consultant

Christopher holds an LLM. from Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law as well as a Master’s degree in Business Creation and Entrepreneurship in Biomedicine from Sahlgrenska School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ICM-track). In his work, Christopher focuses on building business oriented strategies regarding protection of intellectual assets, especially within the field of digital health.

christopher.navas@synergon.se  +46 730 33 51 50


Kristina Råsbo, IP Business Consultant

Kristina holds a Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering. She has experience doing research in the area of doping diagnostics in a small biotech firm.

kristina.rasbo@synergon.se  +46 702 08 06 66


Margareta Elding-Pontén, IP Business Consultant

Margareta holds a Master of Science in Chemistry from Lund University and a PhD in inorganic/structural chemistry from Lund University of Technology. She has previously worked with scientific information searches and analyses at AstraZeneca during twelve years, most of them at the patent department. She is an experienced science and patent searcher with additional extensive knowledge of chemical structure searches, due diligence searches and freedom to operate searches. Since 2014 Margareta also works as a consultant through her own company Akiri AB, where she provides information searches within the science and patent area.

margareta.elding-ponten@synergon.se  +46 706 76 00 03


Marie Behm, IP Business Consultant

Marie has a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Molecular Biology and a PhD in Biochemistry from Stockholm University. She has previously worked as an information specialist at the Royal Institute of Technology library in Stockholm and as a Patent Information Analyst at the patent-department of AstraZeneca. Marie has a profound experience in gathering and analysing patent information and scientific literature in the Life Science area.

marie.behm@synergon.se  +46 70 791 10 52


Pavel Kopylov, IP Business Consultant

Pavel holds a bachelor degree in law from the Belarusian State University and a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology (Business Design and Entrepreneurship class). Pavel has worked internationally as an in-house lawyer having overall responsibility for various legal and intellectual property issues. He has also worked at the University level with teaching and advice regarding innovation and research utilisation. Pavel is focused on designing intellectual property strategies, budgeting, portfolio management as well as specialises on intellectual property and innovation law on the Eurasia markets.

pavel.kopylov@synergon.se  +46 70 385 42 60


Pernilla Garberg, IP Business Consultant

Pernilla holds a Master of Science in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering and concluded her studies with a year at the School of Entrepreneurship in Uppsala. She has experience as a project manager, commercializing early stage pharmaceutical and biotechnology products within the Innovation system at the Karolinska Institute.

pernilla.garberg@synergon.se  +46 70 721 27 20


Peter Hammar, IP Business Consultant and IT Manager

Peter is originally an economist and accountant, and has taken various courses in intellectual property and system development. Peters has earlier held positions as a systems developer at Framfab AB and within Metronome Film & Television AB. At SYNERGON Peter has, amongst others, built our case monitor system software and works with clients in the digital health area.

peter.hammar@synergon.se  +46 76 771 65 00