Welcome to SBT

Welcome to SBT


We are innovators who continuously seek to improve the status quo. We combine our skills in software, electronics, mechanics and biotechnology to do just that.

Our present mission is to solve real people’s problems with microorganisms by applying our novel microbiology detection technology in a range of products. To achieve that, we follow our philosophies:

People make it great

SBT is people, and together we make SBT an inspiring and engaging place

Real world impact

We develop instruments to give real people tangible benefits on a daily basis

Dare to dare

We take risks and explore uncharted territory in our development and product ideas – we are curious, listen to the market and move fast

Meet the team

Meet the team


Gustav Skands
CEO & Co-founder
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Gustav is the CEO of SBT. His focus is on the company achieving its vision to become world class within its field and bringing microbiology measurements into the 21st century. He holds a master’s degree from the Technical University of Denmark and has completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School.


Frederik Peter Aalund
CIO & Co-founder
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Frederik leads the software development at SBT. He designs the real-time bacteria detection algorithms used in SBT's products and regularly contributes to the open source community. Frederik holds a MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Computation from the Technical University of Denmark.


Christian Vinther Bertelsen
Ind. PhD-student & Co-founder
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Christian is involved in anything related to the core technology in SBT’s products. He is an industrial PhD student with Technical university of Denmark where he investigates current and future uses of the technology. Christian holds an engineering degree in Physics and Nanotechnology from the Technical University of Denmark.


Michael Maimann
Head of Commercial
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Michael runs commercial, product and project management in SBT. He brings expertise in technical and market development management from Ørsted, is a true believer of lean startup and is fueled by empowering people. Michael holds an engineering degree in Biotechnology from the Technical University of Denmark.


Christian Flindt Heckermann
Product Developer

Christian runs the mechanical product development at SBT. He is experienced with innovative product development from SBT and Carlsberg and is driven by innovation that makes a difference. Christian holds an engineering degree in mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark.


Søren Mac Larsen
Senior Hardware Engineer

Søren is senior engineer and responsible for hardware. With a +25 year experience in electronics from especially the measuring industry (Bioimpedance/ Water / Audio-Video) he is dedicated to making precision measurement instruments. Søren holds an engineering degree in electronics from Copenhagen Teknikum.


Somaya Abdalas
Product Quality Engineer

Somaya runs the laboratory at SBT, where she brings research and product development to the next level. Her passion is to test innovative ideas and turn them into long-term solutions making a difference to costumers. Somaya holds a master’s degree in Food Technology from the Technical University of Denmark.


Camilla T Kjærsgaard-Rasmussen
Laboratory Technician

Camilla is Laboratory Technician with focus on testing, validation, and quality assurance of SBTs prototypes and products. Camilla holds an AP degree in Chemical and Biotechnical Science from Cph business.


Marcos González Díaz
Student Assistant

Marcos is part the Research & Development team. He has been involved in research projects during his Telecommunication Engineering Degree and is passionate about creating something unique. He is currently studying his master in Space Technology at the Technical University of Denmark.


Timon Viola
Software Developer

Timon is a software developer involved in several IT projects at SBT, fulfilling full-stack development responsibilities. With an engineering background and experience with scientific computing he supports the company with reliable and efficient software solutions. Timon holds an Electrical Engineering master’s degree at the Technical University of Denmark.


Maria Novytska 
Marketing Manager  

Maria leads the market research, marketing strategy development, and product promotion in SBT. Experienced B2B international marketer, she is taking care of the customers, to provide them with the best solution. Maria holds an MSc degree in Management from the Technical University of Ukraine and a Marketing Certification from The Netherlands Institute of Marketing.


Sara Skøtt Paulsen
Microbiology Specialist

Sara is a part of the team that works on improving the reliability and accuracy of our products. She is very passionate about creating solutions to real life problems, and is therefore also working on increasing the application space for the technology by developing new sample preparation methods. Sara holds a PhD degree in biotechnology from the Technical University of Denmark.


Jonatan Midtgaard
Software Developer

Jonatan is a software developer at SBT, involved in everything from the core algorithms to the user interface. He is passionate about developing efficient, high-performing software and bridging the gap between advanced technology and its users. Jonatan holds a PhD in Physics from Aarhus University.


SBT Instruments
Symfonivej 37
2730 Herlev

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Symfonivej 37
2730 Herlev

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