Per Falholt founded Falholt Global R&D Advisory Services supporting R&D/Innovation for global clients including Corbion, Novozymes, Generation and the Novo Nordisk Foundation. Per chairs the Board of Governors at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and the Science and Engineering Committee of The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV). He is also a member of the Advisory Council of Emerald Technology Ventures AG. In 2017 Per joined the Danfoss A/S Board and the Board of Universe Science Park.
Per has had a long and successful career at Novo Nordisk A/S and Novozymes A/S. In 2000 he assumed the position as the Executive Vice President of Research and Development at Novozymes and helped the company develop a unique industrial biotechnology platform which delivers solutions to meet customer needs and support growth.
Per started his career at Novo A/S in 1984 as a research chemist and subsequently held several managerial positions in Novo Nordisk A/S. He holds an M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and attended a business program at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne.