Miomir Knezevic

Miomir Knezevic, PhD

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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Work Experience


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

Tech Support

1998 to 2002Triglif


2000 to 2002Educell


PhD in Biotechnology

1994University of Ljubljana

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