DTU is a leading technical university with a strong focus on industry collaboration and commercialisation.
In the role as director, Jakob is responsible for supporting and developing student entrepreneurship, industry collaboration, commercialisation, triple helix and scientific advice.
Before becoming director at DTU in 2008, Jakob was deputy head for Study Programmes at DTU, IT-lobbyist at the Confederation of Danish Industries and Principal Private Secretary to the minister of Research and IT.
Jakob Fritz Hansen is DTU’s representative in the Innotech Committee under Universities Denmark.
He holds a M.Sc. in International Business from Copenhagen Business School.