Professor emeritus, Copenhagen Business School.
Professor Valentin is a member of the Department of Innovation and Organisational Economics where he directs the Research Centre on Biotech Business, the MSc program on Innovation in Healthcare, and the MSc program on BioBusiness and Innovation.
His research is about science-based firms’ innovations, particularly those in biotech and healthcare. His publications in international journals study the role of IPR, venture capital, academic entrepreneurship, national and regional innovation systems etc. Current projects examine how the organisation of academic research affects its contribution to technological innovation.