As leader of the LINX Association Jacob works with keeping and upholding the satisfaction of the entire membership, bringing value to it and help it grow. Jacob is also the interface to the three core universities (Aarhus University, Copenhagen University, the Technical University of Denmark) which is the combined “factory floor” for all scientific activity in LINX. Jacob has a Ph.D. background in materials chemistry and extensive experience with industrial-academic collaboration. He also possesses a broad background in science dissemination reaching back to 2001. Empowered by that he leads the LINX Association’s communications team and defines its range of services for members as well as third-parties.
Along with Niels, Annelise is dedicated to promoting LINX’ members and their achievements by reaching out to key media players – newspapers, magazines and TV by writing press releases, contributing chronicles and op-ed-pieces and maintaining LINX’ LinkedIn and Twitter profiles. Annelise also conducts writing and communications seminars, in addition to teaching seminars on podcast production in Greenland and producing her own podcast “Grønlandske Livshistorier” (Life Stories from Greenland).
Martin is the author of LINX Solutions, where his task is to rewrite the collaborative projects between the associated company member universities and companies of LINX. He does so by translating the language of project reports to layman speech. Martin also functions as LINX’s day-to-day administrative worker. His background is as a Techno-Anthropologist and has specialized in building bridges between technologies and humans. He has an interest in facilitating co-creation between decisionmakers, designers and end-users.
Together with Annelise, Niels strives to get newspapers, magazines and television interested in covering LINX’s projects. He also creates presentations for the media, writes debate posts and pushes LINX’s activities on LinkedIn and Twitter. Niels is a freelance journalist, but originally trained as a geologist specializing in climate and climate history. In addition to his work at LINX, he writes articles for popular science magazines, workout magazines and trade journals. He also conducts courses for researchers and others with a university background in communication, science writing and social media.