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Dr. Patrick Boisseau

Leti, technology research institute, Grenoble, France

Patrick Boisseau is graduated in biological engineering from the French Elite Schools Institut National Agronomique (1983) and Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts (1985). His career is fully dedicated to academic research, research and development and research management. He started his career in 1987 at CEA, a French public research organisation where he occupied several functions in biological research and later in medical technologies.

Patrick Boisseau’s current position is VP Healthcare responsible for the Strategic Planning in Life Sciences and Healthcare Technologies, at CEATech, a public non-for-profit Research & Technology Organisation, based in Grenoble, France.

He has acquired a large expertise of coordination of EU projects like the Network of Excellence Nano2Life, EuroNanoBio, BIBA, TARGET-PDT, and recently the EU-NCL infrastructure on nanocharacterisation. His field of technical expertise is nanomedicine, drug delivery, medical imaging and innovative medical technologies.

Patrick Boisseau is solicited for numerous expertise and evaluations for the European Commission and other European and national funding agencies.

He is elected Chairman of the European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine since December 2012.

He is chairing the ESTHER Task Force designing and implementing this European Industry Driven Initiative on Emerging and Strategic Technologies for Healthcare since May 2015, in cooperation with Medtech-Europe.

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