Rob Harkness PhD
Managing Director - UK/EU
Rob Harkness is the Managing Director at Biosero UK/EU. Rob is responsible for the European operation that has been growing rapidly over the last couple of years. He also works closely along with the Biosero commercial team, assisting in the development of our roadmap by using the close relationship that Biosero values with their customers. Rob has worked for over 20 years delivering laboratory automation solutions to the Life Science and Consumer Products business sectors. Rob received a B.Sc in Computer-Aided Chemistry from the University of Surrey in 1999 and a Ph.D. for his work titled “Novel Software Solutions for Automating Biochemical Assays” in 2010. He initially started out as a programmer, developing a scheduling software package for controlling robotic arms within an automated platform but then moved more towards project management and business development. Rob also serves as a Director for the Standards in Laboratory Automation (SiLA) consortium, an effort from within the life science community to create open system communication and data standards.