| Dr. Jens Pfannkuche
Dr. Jens Pfannkuche has taken on the position of the general manager of the GILUPI GmbH since July 2016. Previously, Dr. Pfannkuche worked in research and development, regulatory affairs, clinical affairs, business development and licensing in the medical device industry including B.R.A.H.M.S - part of Thermo Fisher Scientific. Most recently, he served as Vice President Clinical Business Development and Regulatory Affairs at BRUKER Daltonik GmbH, where he carried global responsibility for the IVD product line regarding the clinical business development and licensing and the regulatory market access. Dr. Pfannkuche also led the MALDI mass spectrometry Imaging business entering the clinical pathology market.
Dr. Pfannkuche studied Biology at the University of North West Wales /UK and University of Otago / NZ and did his doctoral thesis in vibrational spectroscopy at the Polish Academy of Science. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field of implantable medical devices and in vitro diagnostic products in ophthalmology, oncology, infectiology and cardiovascular indications, and has been active in global clinical development and business-to-business licensing and deal-making projects with global medical device and IVD companies.