Director & ProfessorM.Sc., PhD
Dr. Jürgen Krause is a professor in the Faculty of Business at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) and serves as the director of the Centre for Health and Community Research (CHCR) which he founded in 2009. He earned his master and PhD degrees from the University of Konstanz, Germany, and performed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago in USA.
Before moving into education, Dr. Krause served in several operational and strategic capacities in the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical industry. During his time in industry, he held senior and executive positions in research and development, manufacturing and quality management, project management, pipeline and portfolio management as well as strategy development. He also successfully championed global company initiatives and a number of industry/university collaborations and led alliances with other industry partners. He spent eighteen years with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals in both the European and United States offices and four years with Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda Pharmaceuticals) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as Vice President R&D Strategy & Operations.
Dr. Krause joined the Faculty of Business at UPEI in July 2008 and served as the Dean of the Faculty from 2013 until 2019. From 2010 until 2020 Dr. Krause also served as an adjudication committee member on the Idea to Innovation Grants Program of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).