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Current Experience

  • Project Manager
    Since January 2011
    Arcarios R&D stands for innovative development of new treatments for osteoarthritis and osteoporosis; In addition, Arcarios succesfully developed a drug discovery platform that combines several phenotypic assays for the identification and optimisation of novel therapeutics for arthritic diseases (resulting in partnerships with big pharma). As Project Manager at Arcarios R&D, I supervise a team of 4 lab technicians and one senior scientist. I am responsible for raising funding, managing the drug discovery service platform and managing Arcarios' own R&D projects, searching for new treatments for osteoarthritis and osteoporosis. In addition I am (was) responsible for: - the set up of Arcarios’ lab space and offices in Bioville, Diepenbeek: lab layout (follow-up), lab equipment and material purchases, and planning of the move. - EHS - safety and prevention (IDEWE) ° performing Risk analysis ° writing annual activity report, etc. ° licences of FAGG, FOD, FAVV, IMJV, … - applying for ethical committee approval of animal and human studies - QA: setting up a basic QA system (writing/reviewing SOPs etc.) - HR: annual evaluation of team members, selection intern students, …

Area / Region

Rotselaar, Belgium


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