|SATT Grand Centre||Head of Business Development & Licensing||France|
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Yann is heading the Business Development & Licensing for SATT Grand Centre. Yann is responsible for strengthening the SATT’s portfolio and out-licensing its assets to well established companies or start-ups. Yann has 7 year’s experience of commercialising academic innovation coupled with 10 year’s experience in the Pharmaceutical industry spanning regulatory affairs, market access and corporate licensing. Yann has a deal sheet of approximately 40 transactions regarding assets ranging from very early stage (only in vivo proof of concept data) to late stage (EMA approved drugs). Licensing and collaboration agreements signed with big pharmas and small biotechs based all over the world.