Dr Mattias Björnmalm is an experienced scientist & policy professional with current roles including Advisor for Research & Innovation at CESAER, Honorary Research Fellow of the Bionics Institute, Vice-Chair of Policy for the Marie Curie Alumni Association, and Editor for the science & policy journal Angle.

In addition to his advocacy and policy experience, Mattias has an extensive scientific background in engineering, nanoscience & biomedicine, with dozens of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

In 2017, he was awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship from the European Union; during this process he was selected as one of Europe’s thirty most “highly promising researchers” out of the 8,916 funding proposals submitted.

In 2019, he was awarded an Imperial College London President’s Award: “recognized for outstanding achievements in policy engagement“.

Mattias is based in Brussels and London.