Sylvie Ponchaut - Managing Director and Scientific Director of the R&D Department
Sylvie Ponchaut is the founder and manager of IPinnova sprl. Sylvie qualified as a pharmacist and obtained a degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL). She also completed a doctoral thesis in Pharmacy in the Physiological Chemistry Unit of the Institut de Pathologie cellulaire Christian de Duve. She spent eight years gaining solid experience at Sopartec SA, the technology transfer company of the Université catholique de Louvain, where she was responsible for managing and exploiting the patent portfolio in the field of Life Sciences. During this time, Sylvie was also responsible for analysing investment proposals in the Biotechnology sector through Vives SA, a private venture capital fund that invests in high-tech start-ups. Sylvie was a director at various start-ups.