Daniel Leunbach


Daniel has an academic and professional background in biology and entrepreneurship. Most recently he was Project Manager at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Oslo. Previously he worked in different Junior Business Development Roles, both locally, as an Intern in Bio-Medisinsk Innovasjon AS (BMI), and in California, as a Marketing Intern in the molecular diagnostics company XDx. At XDx he researched the market opportunity and conditions for introducing AlloMap® in the European market. Daniel also volunteers as a mentor in The Norwegian Mentor Program.

Research interests

His current research interests include both entrepreneurship and innovation management, specifically, he is interested in how people act and interact to successfully create and capture value from innovation. He is particularly interested in the social and cognitive processes underlying entrepreneurial behavior in both new and established firms, and in how venturing teams make important business decisions (e.g., relating to equity splits) under conditions of high uncertainty.




Daniel Leunbach. Docotoral student NORSI. Photo.

Tananger (Stavanger), Norway.
BSc Molecular Biology University of Bergen
MSc Innovation and Entrepreneurship University of Oslo
Exchange studies at Göteborg International Bioscience Business School (GIBBS) and University of California, Berkeley (Gründerskolen)