Deputy director, Centre for Intellectual Property Studies, Chalmers University of Technology

Based in Sweden, Bowman Heiden is deputy director of the internationally renowned Centre for Intellectual Property and the developer of the CIP FORUM – one of the leading knowledge-based business events worldwide. During his career with CIP, Heiden has developed strategic programmes focused on the building of collaborative innovation platforms to facilitate the creation and development of knowledge-based business. He is co-developer of the Intellectual Capital Management master’s programme, a graduate education programme for business, engineering and law students focused on knowledge-based business development and management.

Heiden also currently serves as the innovation director for the Qatar Science and Technology Park, where he is responsible for driving innovation strategy and IP policy. He is co-founder of the Gothenburg International Bioscience Business School and CIP Professional Services.