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Danielle Curfs

Manager InSciTe Biomedical Program, Chemelot InSciTe

Session

11:30 - 12:45 hours
From innovation to implementation

Daniëlle studied Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Maastricht. After obtaining her PhD on the topic of Environmental Carcinogens and Atherogenesis in 2005, she started working as a research fellow in a public-private partnership (UM, Organon, SenterNovem) on the development of fast screening methods for target genes in atherosclerosis and the role of macrophages in inflammation and atherosclerosis.
In 2009 she transferred to the BioMedical Materials (BMM) program, a Dutch public private partnership. Here she worked as program coordinator for the cardiovascular, nephrology and drug delivery projects. Moreover, she fulfilled the role of communications manager for BMM.
In 2013 her activities moved to the DSM Innovation Center where she combined the role of project director of DSM’s Science & Technology platform Health with the setup of Chemelot InSciTe. As of 2015 Danielle is fulltime heading InSciTe’s Biomedical program where she developed the Biomedical Accelerator Matrix concept.

Abstract

How to Accelerate from patent to patient
Too many lab-proven (medical) concepts never reach the patient. The (Bio)medical Accelerator Matrix was developed to increase the chances of success. The Matrix provides a work-learning environment with the necessary infrastructural, technical and quality elements crucial in the translation and acceleration of concepts to patients. Via a plug and play service menu clients, being it companies or entrepreneurial academics, choose those elements they need to develop their lab-proven concept to first-in-man.
Niels Chavannes
LUMC
Maarten van Dongen
LabForRent
Ingmar de Gooijer
myTomorrows
Mark van Houdenhoven
Sint Maartenskliniek

Henk van Houten
Philips

Arthur Lahr
Kiadis Pharma

Jos Malda
UMC Utrecht
Eveliene Manten-Horst
AYA Jongvolwassen & Kanker

Madelon Maurice
UMC Utrecht

Tom Miller
GreyBird Ventures
Edwin Moses
Ablynx
Kees Recourt
Mibiton Foundation

Maurits van Selms
ACTA

Marianne van der Steen
MERLN
Markwin Velders
Kite Pharma
Werner Verbiest
Janssen Diagnostics
Eline Vrijland-van Beest
NightBalance
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