it is my ambition to create value by translating science to business; an effective Translation of scientific knowledge into meaningful Applications is a key driver of innovations and added value for society. based on a broad experience in Immunology Research and biotech R&D management, i am specialized in managing pre-Clinical Product Development of antibody therapeutics. i have a strong drive to bring ideas to products with a proactive approach and business focus.
Since September 2015
Business Developer at kto/maastricht valorization center of maastricht University: catalyzing the Translation of science into value adding products. Business developer at KTO/Maastricht Valorization Center of Maastricht University: catalyzing the translation of science into value adding products.
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Since August 2015
2XL-BioBusiness BV provides consultancy for life science and biotech companies in the field of business plan development, strategic business development and product development.
VP Pre-clinical OperationsJanuary 2009 --- September 2015
responsible for pre-Clinical operations including technology operations, Quality Management, facility management, Information Technology (global), contract and vendor management, strategic Business Planning, Business Development enabling technologies.
Postdoctoral Research FellowJanuary 1996 --- January 1997
induction of enhanced tumor specific cytotoxic t lymphocytes by co-stimulatory receptors against model tumor antigens
Postdoctoral Research FellowAugust 1994 --- November 1995
generation and Characterization of phage display antibody libraries from patients with autoimmune myasthenia gravis. generation and Characterization of phage display antibody libraries from patients with small Cell lung Cancer against the hud antigen (collaborative project with dr. j. dalmau, sloan kettering memorial Cancer institute, new york).
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Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Innovation Management from Business School Nederland in 2012
Ph.D. in Immunology from Maastricht University in 1992
Master's degree in Medical Biology from University of Amsterdam in 1987
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