About Mistra Biotech

Last changed: 04 September 2019

The research programme Mistra Biotech started 2012 and involves about 60 researchers; natural scientists, ethicists, and social scientists. Most are at SLU but some work at KTH, Lund University, and other academic institutions.

Programme Director
Sven Ove Hansson

Deputy Programme Director
Anna Lehrman

Programme Board
Inger Andersson, prev. National Food Agency, Sweden 
Harald Svensson, Swedish Board of Agriculture
Stefan Jansson, Umeå University
Joakim Gullstrand, Lunds University
Lars Sandman, Linköping University
Bo Gertsson, Lantmännen SW Seed
Erik Fahlbeck, SLU

Project leaders
Li Hua Zhu
Dirk-Jan de Koning
Sven Ove Hansson
Karin Edvardsson Björnberg
Carl-Johan Lagerkvist

Anna Lehrman
Lisa Beste

Mistra Biotech is mainly funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research and SLU. Lantmännen, Graminor, and Lyckeby Starch AB contributes with additional support to specific subprojects. 



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