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Jurgen Krause Award
Maximum Amount: 1000
Faculty: Business
Current 4th Year
Occasion: Fall
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: Granted to a student entering their fourth year of full-time studies in the UPEI Faculty of Business who is a varsity athlete and had the highest overall average as a Faculty of Business athlete in their previous year of study.
Background: Jurgen Krause, Dean of UPEI?s Faculty of Business, earned a Masters degree and a PhD degree from the University of Konstanz, Germany and performed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Chicago, Illinois. Before moving into education, he spent 22 years in the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical industry. Jurgen worked 18 years for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals in Europe and the United States before joining Millennium Pharmaceuticals (now Takeda) in Cambridge, Massachusetts as Vice President of R&D Strategy & Operations in 2004. During his career, he served in several different operational and strategic capacities, holding senior and executive positions in research and development, quality management, project management, pipeline and portfolio management and strategy development. He also successfully championed global company initiatives and a number of industry/university collaborations and led alliances with other industry partners. Dr. Krause joined the faculty of UPEI in July 2008 and is a Professor teaching mostly in the field of strategic management and life sciences management. In 2009, he founded the Centre for Health and Community Research in the Faculty of Business and serves as the director for the Centre. In April 2018, Dr. Krause established this award in support of a UPEI student.
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