Life Sciences sector 4.0

Thursday 25th June, 12:00 - 13:00

About Frank van de Manakker

Frank van de ManakkerFrank van de Manakker works as client executive and industry specialist in EY’s Life Sciences community. In this role, Frank helps pharmaceutical, biotech, and medtech companies in identifying and solving their key (industry specific) business challenges across the entire life sciences value chain, i.e. from R&D to product commercialization and patient experience. By applying his (technical) life sciences background and business understanding, having regular contacts with clients and other industry stakeholders, and by operating in multidisciplinary EY expert teams, he aims to build customized solutions for EY’s life sciences clients. Thereby realizing better company results, sustainable growth, higher efficiencies, and/or lower risks and costs, and positively contribute to patient health and wellbeing.

Frank has a PhD in Pharmaceutics of Utrecht University and a MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences of VU University Amsterdam. With his background in the field of pharmaceutical and medical R&D and product development, Frank offers over 10 years of experience in working with and for large, mid-sized, and start-up biotech, medtech and pharma companies.

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About EY

As a global professional services leader, EY’s Global Life Sciences Community brings together a worldwide network — more than 22,000 sector-focused advisory, assurance, tax, legal, and transaction professionals — to anticipate trends, identify their implications and develop points of view on responding to critical issues. EY works with market leading pharma, medtech, biotech and health industries, as well as life sciences scale-ups, startups, local life sciences clusters, care providers, insurers, and other key stakeholders in the health ecosystem. We help our clients in navigating their way forward and achieve sustainable company growth and successes in the new health-outcomes-driven ecosystem.

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Jumpstart your career

Join BioBusiness Summer School to jumpstart your career in Life Sciences by gaining knowledge of business aspects such as product development, IPR, finance and business models. The next edition of the summer school will take place from 28 June to 2 July 2021!

Why participate

The BioBusiness Summer School is a programme tailored to bridge the gap. By immersing yourself in the business aspects of Life Sciences during this programme, you will learn the basic knowledge of BioBusiness, gain insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, meet leading business leaders and increase your international network.

Employers meet talent

Is your organisation interested in early-career talents in Life Sciences? BioBusiness Summer School can get you in touch with business oriented PhDs, postdocs or Master students. More info can be found here.