MD-PhD, Associate Prof., past-funding & executive director of the technology transfer office of the University of Bordeaux, has been Vice-Dean for technology transfer at University of Bordeaux S├ęgalen for 10 years, and is currently the CFO of the university incubator.
Trained in medical genetic, his research field was on cancer-prone rare diseases & he was an inventor of several patents on transgenic mice. Member of several national and international, scientific and tech transfer societies, is working as an expert on biotechnology and technology transfer, for governmental or private organization (ESHG, ERC, NIH-OTT, OECD, WIPO, …). He has been board member of the of the Licensing Executive Society (France), and President of the association of French university technology offices, « R├ęseau C.U.R.I.E. »
At the present time, he is a research associate in the Dpt. of Economics, University of Bordeaux, focusing on economics of innovation & the pharmaceutical industry with a particular interest in the market of orphan drugs. He is teaching mainly science forecasting, patent landscaping and competitive intelligence, and management of innovation in biotech and pharma industry at the undergraduate as well graduate level at the Faculty of Economics, Pharmacy and Life Sciences at the University of Bordeaux.