The team Partenariats gathers people with various backgrounds, multiple experiences and complementary expertises:
Corentin CHABOUD, European and international affairs manager/grant office
Corentin has a sound and practical knowledge of European and international funding tools; he spent 7 years in Brussels and graduated from one of the Instituts d’études politiques (Institutes of Political Studies). He can match a project idea with a suitable funding scheme (Horizon 2020, IMI, Joint Programming Initiatives, international foundations, etc.) thanks to his understanding of the relevant rules, benefits and constraints. His network in Brussels and Europe is a valuable asset.
Sara FRÖJDÖ, Strategic Partnership Manager – Diagnostic
After a Masters degree in Genetics from Helsinki University, Sara obtained a PhD in molecular biology from University of Lyon (INSERM/INRA). Then, she spent 10 years at Alcimed, in international innovation and new business development consulting. This has allowed her to work with multiple key decision makers from both big life science industries, SMEs and start-ups. She joined our Strategic Partnership office in Diagnostic program since November 2018.
Christine POHL, Strategic Partnership Manager – Vaccines
Christine holds a PhD in the field of virology from Würzburg University in Germany and has been a researcher at the P4 laboratory Jean Mérieux / École Normale Supérieure in Lyon. Her research has been focused on the study of mechanisms of infection employed measles and Nipah virus.
Thereafter, Christine has worked for ten years in strategy consulting in the healthcare sector, providing consultancy to the biggest players in the pharmaceutical industry in domains as varied as market access, government affairs, marketing and R&D.
Today, she joins pour strategic partnership office for the vaccines program where she brings into play her experience and passion in the fight against infectious diseases.