CEO, InvestorNet/Mermaid Venture
Uffe Bundgaard-Jørgensen has a Ph.D. in economics and operations research from University of Copenhagen and Danish Technical University 1974. MA, economics (cand. polit.) 1970, University of Copenhagen.
1970-1975 Senior Consultant, Hoff & Overgaard, Planning Consultants.
1975-1979 Research Director, County and Local Authority Research Institute of Denmark (AKF).
1979-1988 Managing Director, KOMGAS I/S (Danish Regional Natural Gas Companies).
1988-1999 Managing Director, Danish Venture Finance A/S.
From 2000 and onwards CEO, InvestorNet-Gate2Growth Aps. (Mermaid Venture)
He has lectured in Economics for many years at the University of Copenhagen, and worked as a consultant for the World Bank and DANIDA in South America, Asia and Africa. He was member of the Board of Directors of EVCA (European Venture Capital Organization) for a number of years.
Since 2000 he has been adviser to the Danish International Investment Funds and from 2004 he has served as Chairman of the Danish Energy Regulatory Authority appointed by the Minister of Climate and Energy of Denmark.
In 2010 he became chairman of LanguageRom ltd. Valetta, Malta and in 2014 Chairman of the EU Commission (D.G.Research) H2020 SME innovation Advisory Group. Since 2014 he is also member of the Scientific Committee of the Bio-based Industries Joint Undertaking (funded by EU and European industries) and member of the INCOMERA Strategic Advisory Board, as well as a member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.
Advisor to the European Commission Direction Generale Research, on the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument application guidelines and evaluation criteria.
Uffe Bundgaard-Jørgensen has been responsible for the development of the Gate2Growth on-line business plan self-assessment tool SAT Light, SAT Pro and SAT Competence. He has developed and conducted more than 90 “How to Attract Investors” and “Horizon2020 SME instrument” Master Classes throughout Europe.