Dr. Marinus (Marco) G. Casteleijn has over 20 years working experience in protein related research, from the regulatory affairs, in academia and for the industrial biotechnology sector, both in the Netherlands and Finland. Currently,
he is senior researcher and project manager at the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, in the field of industrial biotechnology working on innovations in the pharmaceutical industry, food solutions, and materials science. VTT generates significant
growth initiatives and new market opportunities. Its impact stories provide a long-term perspective to economic renewal and growth. He has a PhD in Bioprocess Engineering from Oulu University, with a minor in Bio-business. In addition, he holds
a Masters in Molecular Biology (Oulu University), and a BA in Biochemistry from the Life Sciences and Chemistry Applied University in Utrecht in the Netherlands.