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Kåre Engkilde

Senior Business Advisor

Kåre advises and coaches startups on strategic aspects of business, his input particularly focused on biotech, medtech, and diagnostic companies. He’s served in leadership positions in multiple life science companies, most recently as the CEO of Amniotics. There, he not only attracted funding for several rounds and IPO, but he also secured and structured the patent portfolio, therapeutic assets and clinical strategy. Previously, Kåre has worked at Agilent Technologies, where he was the Head of Medical and Clinical Affairs for pathology, and LEO Pharma where he planned the biomarker strategy.

Patent portfolio
Hard & Soft Funding
Business structuration / Business strategy
Clinical and regulatory strategy
Translational pharmacology
Biochemical industrial technology
Drug development and diagnostics
Pharmacology / Stem Cell therapeutics / ATMP


  • 13+ years of experience in the Life Science field
  • 6+ years of leadership experience

PhD in contact allergy, epidemiology, and immunology
M.Sc. Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


Fun fact
His favorite color is blue

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