Kari Hjelt

Kari Hjelt

Graphene Flagship, Chalmers Industrial Technic, Sweden

Dr Kari Hjelt has extensive experience in building up corporate research and venture activities. He has been the founder and CEO of several start-up companies, as well as worked as director at Nokia Ventures Organisation and Nokia Research Centre. Hjelt is originally from Helsinki, Finland, holds a PhD in Engineering Physics from Helsinki University of Technology, as well as an MBA from the London Business School. As Graphene Flagship’s Head of Innovation he will be looking to develop the innovation strategy for the Graphene Flagship, establish its innovation eco-system to accelerate the commercialisation opportunities for graphene.

Graphene and beyond: a revolution in two dimensions

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