Riikka holds an M.Sc. in Business and Economics as well as M.Sc. in Biotechnology. She worked at the University of Helsinki as a researcher. Prior to joining Zora, Riikka worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific. During her career she has gained invaluable experience in IPR, especially in patenting. Additionally, she has experience in project management, management accounting, financial management, and management of publicly funded projects. At Zora Riikka has been instrumental in creating project management practices, developing the patenting strategy, and managing our publicly funded projects and in building the company brand and marketing strategy.