Cambridge, UK, July 1 2021: o2h Technology, the software services business unit of the o2h group, today announced it has appointed Fiona Nielsen as Chief Operations Officer, in line with recent business growth and increasing customer demand.

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Fiona Nielsen brings 20 years of experience in the Technology and life science industry. With a background in computer science combined with her degree in Bioinformatics Fiona arrived in Cambridge, UK, to work for deep-tech life science company Illumina before emerging as an entrepreneur in genomics and life science. In her latest venture Repositive Fiona built a data organisation and inventory management platform for genomics and clinical data, showcasing available cancer models within their global network of preclinical contract research organisations. 

During her tenure at Repositive Fiona negotiated contracts and closed sales and partner agreements across 25+ international biopharmas and CROs, including AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim. 

Prashant Shah, Executive Chairman of the o2h Group, said:

We are pleased to announce we have brought Fiona on board o2h Technology to lead the expansion of our business especially within life science and green tech clients and support the growing ecosystem of entrepreneurs and ideas emerging around our exciting new o2h co-working space opening at the Mill in Hauxton.”

Fiona Nielsen, Chief Operations Officer, o2h Technology, said: 

I am truly excited about leading the growth and further specialisation of the o2h Technology team into life sciences and green tech. The team at o2h is fantastic and I am proud to be continuing the inclusive and innovative culture of o2h Group.

About o2h Technology 

o2h Technology is a division of the o2h group which employs 450+ people based in Cambridge, UK and Ahmedabad, India and seeds new ideas in life-science, Technology and green innovation. o2h Technology was officially founded in 2017 to support cross fertilisation of ideas being generated from within the life-science and investment divisions. 

About o2h group

o2h group seeds new ideas in science, Technology and social enterprise. We work across boundaries and take a collaborative and shared approach to innovation, and therefore we co-invest, co-create and co-execute to bring these ideas to life. o2h group is organised into 6 symbiotic verticals; o2h ventures, o2h discovery, o2h therapeutics, o2h technology, o2h co-work, and o2h community.

o2h group has visualised a home in the form of two iconic state-of-the-art research parks bridging India and Europe, and firmly taking a place alongside some of the most exciting innovation cultures and communities from around the world. The first of these research parks is being built on the recently acquired 2.76 acre heritage Hauxton Mill site in the UK, with plans to develop it into The Mill SciTech Park to create one of the region’s most exciting community of entrepreneurs in life-science, technology and social enterprise.

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