Dr. Miomir Knezevic is CSO of MBSI and CEO of Educell. He started his career as a teacher and continued as a researcher and CEO in small biotechnology companies in Slovenia and Austria.
Dr. Knevezic is a biologist, he obtained his PhD in biotechnology at the University of Ljubljana in 1994. At the Institute of Applied Microbiology in Vienna, then he specialised in Biotechnology – focused in animal cell technology, cell therapies and tissue engineering.
During his more-than-20-year professional career, he worked at different institutes in Slovenia, Austria and Belgium. Dr. Miomir is a co-founder of several biotech companies, with participation of Venture capital. He worked as a national expert on detachment in the unit for Applied Genomics, Biotechnology for Health, in the directorate Health, DG Research, European Commission, Brussels and he had a position at the Blood Transfusion Centre in Ljubljana as the Head of the Unit for Collection and Processing of Haematopoietic Stem Cells.
He collaborated as an Assistant Director for Technology Transfer with the National Institute of Biology research project where he coordinated the international project SYSTHER. Dr. Miomir is a consultant to several biopharmaceutical companies. He is also a member of the board of venture capital fund RSG Prvi kapital.
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Since 2012Educell d.o.o.
2010 to 2013Biobanka Ltd.
Head of the Unit
1997 to 2010Zavod za Transfuzijsko Medicino
2006 to 2009Univerza v Ljubljani
2004 to 2006EU Commission
1997 to 2002Tehnoloski Park
1998 to 2002Triglif
2000 to 2002Educell
PhD in Biotechnology
1994University of Ljubljana