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Joris Heus

Joris Heus is working as the director of the IXA office AMC and as a business developer at IXA office AMC .

Before joining the AMC technology transfer office in 2004 as a business developer, Joris studied chemistry at the VU, obtained his PhD in genetics/molecular biology at Leiden University in 1994, worked for four years as a postdoc at the department of Human Genetics in Leiden, followed by an 8 year period at three biotech companies: Pharming, first as a molecular biologist, later as manager of its molecular biology group; Kreatech, as manager of its applied R&D team; and FlexGen, as COO. His technology transfer experience covers the whole process from evaluation of inventions and patenting to setting up collaborations, negotiating contracts, licensing, and incorporating spin-off companies in the medical field.


Areas of expertise: molecular biology, genetics, chemistry, licensing, valuation, contracts & patents


Contact details:
+31 (0)20 566 7911, j.heus@ixa.nl