Expert profile
Mikkel Trym

Mikkel is an international consultant supporting organisations developing their entrepreneurial potential and societal impact. Mikkel has led the implementation of the EIT Climate-KIC entrepreneurship programmes across the Nordic countries developing a portfolio of +150 high-impact startups, attracting more than EUR 130m in capital. Mikkel founded several entrepreneurial organisation and programmes, including the incubator at Copenhagen University and the award-winning initiative, Copenhagen Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab (CIEL).

Mikkel became involved in HEInnovate in 2013 and has held numerous HEInnovate workshops, talks and train-the-trainer sessions all over Europe since. Mikkel is a long-term member of the HEInnovate expert group, and he is a certified Climate Impact Forecasting trainer ( He has unique experience in entrepreneurial leadership, organisational development, entrepreneurial teaching, supporting entrepreneurs and measuring impact. Mikkel has a genuine passion for supporting breakthrough innovation with scalable impact and he has completed several executive programmes including the Entrepreneurial University Leaders Program at Oxford University.

I can be contacted in the following:
  • Specialist advice on my area of expertise
  • General advice on using HEInnovate
  • Running an HEInnovate workshop
  • Speaking at events / workshops
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