EPISODE #140 Cannabis Testing Labs with Connor Jensen Murphy and Justin Ihnken, Co-founders at QNTM Labs
This week’s episode comes to you from Odense in Denmark, where we’re joined by Connor Jensen Murphy and Justin Ihnken from Danish full service cannabis testing and analysis lab, QNTM Labs.
We examine the importance of continuity, standardisation, and frameworks with the context of cannabis laboratory testing, and how QNTM Labs are helping to bring pharmaceutical testing standards to the European medical cannabis industry.
About QNTM Labs
QNTM Labs is an advanced analytical laboratory providing research, development, and regulatory compliance services for pharmaceutical companies.
Founded in 2020 and headquartered in Odense, Denmark, QNTM is dedicated to developing innovative analytical methods while maintaining the highest quality levels to forge new industry standards.
As global sentiment is increasingly focused on quality data, QNTM Labs is determined to improve transparency and access to robust scientific analysis, working hand-in-hand with global cultivators, API manufacturers, and pharmaceutical industry stakeholders through analytical testing, contract research and clinical trials support.
About Justin Ihnken
Justin Ihnken is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of QNTM Labs, a state-of-the-art GMP-certified laboratory dedicated to supporting plant-based pharmaceuticals. Outside of QNTM Labs, Justin also currently sits on the Board of Directors for the American Club of Copenhagen.
Prior to founding QNTM Labs, Justin worked in Copenhagen for Danish global shipping conglomerate, A.P. Møller-Mærsk, where he was responsible for interest rate portfolio management and derivative trading, as a part of the company’s global treasury team. Before moving to Denmark in 2018, Justin built his professional career in institutional banking in New York City, within fixed income trading and interest rates. Justin completed his education at Seton Hall University’s Stillman School of Business where he studied Mathematical Finance.
About Connor Jensen Murphy
Connor Jensen Murphy co-founded QNTM Labs in March 2020 and is currently the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Connor has spent his career advising middle-market and founder-owned companies in corporate restructuring and M&A transactions.
Prior to starting QNTM, Connor was a VP on EY’s Investment Banking team in Copenhagen focused on M&A transactions. Before moving to Copenhagen, he was based in San Francisco, California and also worked with EY’s Investment Banking group. Connor holds a B.A. from Colgate University where he studied Environmental Economics.
Follow QNTM Labs on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/qntmlabs/
QNTM Labs Website: https://qntmlabs.com/
Connect with Connor on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/connor-jensen-murphy
Connect with Justin on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/justin-ihnken