Team

Unsere Dienstleistungen umfassen alle Schritte der Produktentwicklung, von der ersten Projektidee bis zur Zertifizierung oder behördlichen Zulassung. Mit Standorten in der Schweiz, in Deutschland, Dänemark, Belgien, APAC und in den USA ist Medidee ein globaler Dienstleister, der Unternehmen aller Größen von akademischen Neugründungen bis zu großen Unternehmen begleitet und unterstützt. Medidee wurde von drei Partnern, alle Experten auf dem Gebiet der Medizinprodukte, gegründet. Als Experten mit multidisziplinärem Hintergrund stellen wir intern die notwendigen Kompetenzen zur Verfügung, um alle Aspekte Ihres Projekts vom Entwurf bis zur Zertifizierung abzudecken. Unser Team wächst stetig um alle Dimensionen Ihres Projekts abzudecken und die ehrgeizigen Meilensteine zu erreichen, die für die Vermarktung Ihres Produkts erforderlich sind.

Shannen

Dr Shannen Chacko Rajan

Project Associate

Dr Shannen Chacko Rajan is a Bioengineer with about 6 years of research experience in academia. She completed her Master’s degree in Nanoscience and Technology with a special focus on Biomaterials. As a part of an exchange program during her Master’s, Shannen carried out experimental work on nanofibers for biomedical applications at Leuphana University, Germany. Further, she went on to do her PhD studies at Newcastle University, UK in Bioengineering, where she was researching to identify the causes of failure of retrieved knee prostheses using engineering techniques. During her PhD, she solely catalogued about 400 retrieved knee prostheses from various manufacturers and analyzed over 100 total and partial knee prostheses. Her knowledge of a wide range of tribological and material characterization techniques, combined with her scientific expertise in the field of prostheses analysis, allows Shannen to support you in establishing clinical evaluation of medical devices. Shannen speaks English, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil.

Dr Melina Maamir - Medidee

Melina Maamir, MD

Project Associate

Melina Maamir is a Medical Doctor with a passion for the medical device industry. She worked in the hospital as a general practitioner where she gained profound scientific knowledge and understanding of clinical needs. Melina holds a Master's Degree in International Healthcare Management from the International University of Berlin. Before joining Medidee, she worked in a medical device company where she performed medical writing work and redaction of clinical evaluation reports. At Medidee, Melina supports you with regulatory strategies, risk management, technical documentation and clinical aspects. Melina is fluent in French, English and Arabic.

DR Elisabeth Hirth

Project Associate

Dr. Elisabeth Hirth holds a BSc in Chemistry (HTW Aalen) and an MSc in Chemical Biology (KIT). Elisabeth conducted part of her studies in the US where she gained experience in microfabrication (UTEP) and translational medicine (Harvard Medical School). During her PhD at ETH Zurich, she focused on the development of microfluidic platforms to mimic the human vasculature for further translational applications. Elisabeth has a solid scientific background, with expertise covering medical and scientific writing, as well as regulatory aspects. Elisabeth supports you on regulatory activities and biological risk assessments. She is fluent in German and English.

Dr. Mark Samraj - Medidee

Mark Samraj

Project Associate

Mark is a Nanotechnologist by training and holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Medical textiles and Nanoscience and Technology. During his doctoral research, he focused on fabricating Nanofibrous scaffold made of natural materials and exploring its potential applications in tissue engineering and wound healing. He has a rich experience in producing nanofibers using electro spinning technique. He was also a visiting scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, where he worked with reverse thermos-responsive (RTR) polymers, using them for temperature-controlled drug delivery. He is very interested in effectively translating the research activities to the industry and the common man. With his scientific background and research experiences, he supports you in clinical evaluations and clinical investigations of medical devices, and creation of technical documentation as per global regulatory requirements. He is fluent in Tamil and English.

Dr Goretti Mallorqui

Dr Goretti Mallorquí

Project Associate

Dr Goretti Mallorquí is a biologist by training. She holds an MSc degree in Science and Medical Communication, as well as a PhD in Biochemistry. Goretti has over 20 years of experience ranging from scientific research to management and operations through roles in the industry and academia (Spanish Research Council, Hospital for Special Surgery and Sloan Kettering Cancer Center). Before joining Medidee, she worked as head of core facilities (i.e., proteomics, genomics, biostatistics, histopathology, advanced microscopy) in one of Spain’s leading research institutions, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine. Her strong scientific background, together with her managerial skills acquired through developing high-performing teams, help you find strategies to deliver ambitious goals and projects. Goretti supports you in clinical/performance evaluations, clinical investigations and in the review of technical documentation. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan.

Dr. Sebastian Augustin

DR Sebastian Augustin

Project Associate

Dr. Sebastian Augustin is a biologist by training and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Heidelberg University. He holds a PhD in molecular biology and protein biochemistry from the University of Lausanne. Sebastian has 8 years of background in research, with broad experience in project design and management, as well as data analysis, scientific writing and science communication. At Medidee, he supports you with technical documentation for CE-marking, clinical evaluations for medical devices, performance evaluations for IVDs, as well as related regulatory aspects. Sebastian speaks fluently English and German and has a good understanding of French.

Dr. Francesca Iannilli

DR Francesca Iannilli

Project Associate

Dr. Francesca Iannilli is a biomedical scientist with strong expertise in neurobiology and neuroanatomy. She has led and managed projects in biomedicine, computing and neuroscience, and handled new digital research infrastructures that gather an extensive range of data and tools for brain-related research. She has broad experience in consortia coordination, people management, scientific writing, financial and technical reporting, risk assessment and dissemination. At Medidee, Francesca helps you with the set-up of technical documentation, the development of risk management strategies and clinical investigation design, submission, conduct and reporting (including the formalization of clinical and scientific evaluation).
Francesca is fluent in English and Italian and has B2-level proficiency in German.

Jose Varghese, Medidee

Jose Varghese

Project Associate

Jose Varghese is a chemist with 6 years of R&D experience in the field of nanoscience & technology. As part of his PhD, he was a member of the Nanomaterials Research Group and developed novel multifunctional materials for cancer therapy. Interested in bridging gaps between R&D and clinical translation of medical devices, Jose combines his technical background with his practical experience to support the preparation of biosafety and clinical documentation for medical devices. Jose is fluent in English, Tamil and Malayalam.

Dr Neeru Mittal

Project Associate

Dr Neeru Mittal is a material scientist with expertise in design, synthesis, and characterization of materials for energy-related applications and has 9 years of research experience in nanotechnology, electrochemistry, analytical chemistry, and polymer chemistry. She obtained her integrated BS-MS degree, with a major in Chemistry from IISER-Mohali, India. Then, she moved from India to Switzerland to pursue her doctoral studies that focused on developing biodegradable batteries for green electronics at ETH Zurich. Over the course of her PhD study, she did an abroad stay in South Korea as a part of the Young Researchers’ Exchange Program, collaborated with scientists around the world, mentored 10+ undergraduate students, and published her research results in many peer-reviewed journals. She has gained extensive experience in scientific writing, project management, technical documentation and risk assessment while working in multiple international laboratories and start-ups. Neeru supports you in several medical device-related topics, such as the evaluation of biological safety of medical devices and the redaction of clinical evaluation reports. She is fluent in English and Hindi.

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Zuzana Tumova

Services and Training Customer Care Manager

Zuzana Tumova is a professional with 15+ years of experience in training & development, project management, and international relationships. Leveraging her skills in large international companies as well as European-level NPOs, Zuzana also expanded her expertise in quality assurance while managing and developing an accreditation board in respiratory medicine. In addition to her Master's degree in Business and Administration, Zuzana speaks fluent English, Czech, Slovak and French and has a good command of Italian. Zuzana is bringing Medidee's services closer to our clients by managing service requests, training operations, and supporting the European network of CARAQA programs.

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Dr Rima Padovani

Senior Consultant

Dr. Rima Padovani is a senior regulatory professional with RAC (Devices) certification and 10+ years of experience in the field of medical devices. She holds a PhD in Microsystems and Microelectronics from EPFL (Switzerland), and a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin (Italy). Her R&D background and passion for innovation enable her to provide in-depth support for D&D, V&V, and Risk Management of medical devices. Rima offers her expertise in defining and implementing strategical regulatory activities for medical devices (including AIMDs, combination products, cardiovascular implants, ATMPs and IVDs) for regulatory approval in Europe and US. She provides support from the early development phase (e.g., regulatory pathway, pre-market clinical strategy, consultation with regulatory authorities) to the post-market phase (e.g., transition to MDR, clinical development plan and PMCF). Rima is fluent in English, French and Italian.

Dr Niel

Dr Niels Burzan

Project Associate

Dr. Niels Burzan is an environmental engineer with focus on microbiology and 13 years of research experience in life science, material science, chemistry and computational chemistry. Most recently, Niels obtained his PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). Previously, he carried out material science research at the Swiss Laboratory for Material Science and Technology (EMPA) in Duebendorf, Switzerland, stem cell research at the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Netherlands, and experimental surgery research at Technical University of Munich. During international conferences, he presented the research results to both specialist and non-specialist audiences and published the results in peer-reviewed journals. Niels supports you in several medical device related topics, such as the evaluation of biological safety of medical devices and the redaction of clinical evaluation reports. Niels is fluent in German and English.

Bruno Strappa - Medidee Services

Bruno Strappa

Project Associate

Bruno holds a M. Sc. in Bioengineering. He manages a portfolio of regulatory compliance projects with both large bio-pharmaceutical firms and medical devices / IVD startups. He has previously worked at a medical device start-up managing an interdisciplinary team, developing the regulatory approach and related Technical Documentation. Bruno has extensive experience in the setup of regulatory strategies and related technical / QMS documentation for EU and US approval, especially for drug device combination and for IVD products where the concepts of scientific validity and analytical performance are central. Bruno is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Dr Simon Albertini

Project Associate

Dr Simon Albertini graduated in chemistry and molecular medicine at the University of Innsbruck and the Medical University of Innsbruck with stays abroad in South Korea and Canada. After graduation, he pursued a PhD in physics specializing in translational medicine. Over the course of his studies, he gained in-depth experience in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and biophysics. With a teaching diploma for secondary school and over eight years’ experience in higher education, Simon is an expert in the audience-oriented conveying of knowledge. After obtaining his PhD, he worked as scientific coordinator at the University Medicine Zurich before joining Medidee. Simon supports you in several medical device related topics, such as the redaction of clinical evaluation reports, the validation of sterilization processes or the definition of regulatory pathways. He is fluent in German and English.

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Dr Antònia Banús

Project Associate

Dr. Antònia Banús is a biotechnologist by training and holds a Ph.D. in biomedicine. She has more than 5 years of professional experience in the field of translational research, with a main focus on immunology and oncology. Dr. Banús also has a solid background in molecular biology and animal experimentation, as well as experience in the Biotech industry, where she has coordinated medical device and toxicokinetic pre-clinical studies with large animals in a GLP environment. Her educational background and proven scientific writing skills, completed by her formal education and experience in managing interdisciplinary projects, are main assets for the support of your pre-clinical projects under consideration of all quality and regulatory requirements. Dr. Banús is ready to support you with clinical evaluations, biological risk assessments and with the design of pre-clinical studies. She is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan.

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Joana Gomes

Marketing & Communication Manager

Joana Gomes is a Marketing and Communications professional with 5+ years of experience, particularly in the field of B2B biotechnology products and services. With a Master's Degree in International Management and strong intercultural communication skills, she has conducted marketing and consumer research in Europe and Asia, which enables her to tailor messages to different target groups effectively. Joana brings Medidee’s services closer to you, by making sure we provide relevant content, materials and trainings to professionals in the industry. She speaks fluent English, Portuguese and Spanish and has intermediate knowledge of French, German and Mandarin Chinese.

Dr Núria Gresa

Project Associate

Dr Núria Gresa a biologist by training and holds a PhD in Biomedicine. She has 10 years of experience in neuroscience and cellular biology research. She has a strong background in clinical and translational research acquired as a postdoc in Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, and in animal models gained in a postdoc at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. During her career she participated at international conferences with oral presentations and published her work in top peer-reviewed journals. Before joining Medidee she worked as an assistant lecturer professor at University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, developing strong skills to communicate complex concepts in a simple and approachable way. She has strong competence in clinical investigation, medical writing, data management and statistical analysis. Núria is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan, with good understanding of French and Italian.

Johannes Leidner

Dr Johannes Leidner

Project Associate

Dr Johannes Leidner is an applied physicist with more than 6 years of experience in R&D of radiation detectors for medical physics acquired at CERN, Switzerland and RWTH Aachen University, Germany. There, he focused on the development of radiation detectors for radiation therapy in close collaboration with private companies for the commercialization of such technologies. He performed various pre-clinical test campaigns at radiation therapy centers such as CNAO in Italy and HIT in Germany, where he worked in international and interdisciplinary teams. Johannes has a special interest in the translation of research activities to industry and society, and he is experienced in numerous outreach and training activities, including authoring scientific publications. Johannes is ready to support clients with clinical evaluations, defining verification and validation tests and reviewing technical documentation. He speaks English, German and intermediate-level French.

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Dr Laia Morató

Project Associate

Dr Laia Morató is a biologist by training and holds a MSc in neuroscience and a PhD in Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona. Laia continued her academic career as a postdoctoral fellow at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). She has more than 10 years of professional experience in neuroscience and metabolic research, with a strong expertise in molecular biology and animal experimentation, and a solid understanding of diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for metabolic, neurodegenerative, and mental disorders. During her academic trajectory, she has also developed strong competencies in scientific writing, data and project management, as well as statistical analysis. Laia has published her work in prestigious peer-reviewed journals and presented at various international conferences. She is ready to support you with (pre-) clinical evaluations and review of technical documentation. Laia speaks fluently English, Spanish and Catalan and has a good understanding of French.

Paige Elizabeth Sutton

Paige Elizabeth Sutton

Project Associate

Paige is a Quality Management and Regulatory professional with 10 years track record in the medical device industry. Her expertise includes product design and development, process validations, V&V, complaint handling, QC strategies, QMSdeployment, and auditing to FDA 21 CFR 820 / ISO 13485. She is experienced in maintaining QMS certification and FDA approvals for invasive and implantable products such as surgical spinal and orthopedic implant systems, products with neurological applications, and also textile products. Paige holds a BSc in Material Science and Engineering from Lehigh University (PA), is Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and ASQ certified as a Certified Quality Engineer. Also, Paige is certified as a NAMSA Regulatory Toxicology specialist. Paige assists clients with product design and development of upper-classes medical devices, complex process control, and deployment/maintenance of QMS, including execution of audits and suppliers follow-up.

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Stivani Peto

Project Associate

Stivani holds a MSc in Medicine with Industrial Specialisation from Aalborg University and is specialized in Medical Market Access. Stivani has experienced in project management and is proficient in scientific writing. She is also supporting Medidee clients with Quality Management System deployment, assembly of technical files with a focus on usability. She also supports projects with health technology assessment and ethical aspects of clinical research. Thanks to her Medicine with Industrial Specialisation she has an understanding of anatomy, physiology, general pathology, and pharmacology. With her academic background Stivani is ready to support you in regulatory aspects and quality assurance. Stivani speaks fluently English, Danish and Assyrian Neo-Aramaic.

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Anna Amovilli

Project Associate

Anna holds a M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from Politecnico di Milano and is specialized in Biomechanics and Biomaterials. Prior to joining Medidee, Anna worked in the research and development team of the University Hospital of Basel towards the clinical translation of bioreactor-generated tissue-engineered products.
With her academic background and professional experience, Anna supports you in setting up, conducting, monitoring and reporting clinical investigations. She is experienced with MDR-compliant technical documentation, QMS deployment and maintenance, as well as FDA 510(k) submission. Additionally, she supports clients to comply with EC/CH-REP obligations. Anna speaks fluently English and Italian.

Medidee team member - Dr. Lydie Moreau

Dr Lydie Moreau

Project Associate

Dr Lydie Moreau is a biologist by training and holds a Ph.D. in food science and nutrition. She has a proven record of more than 15 years managing international projects in industry and academia. Lydie has experience in product development all the way from design to industrialisation. She then has successfully supported the research and development teams worldwide from a regulatory point of view to ensure compliance by design. This background gives her a solid understanding of the product development stages and the associated regulatory framework. Lydie has recently completed her Certificate of Advanced Studies for Regulatory, Quality and Clinical Affairs applied to medical devices. She is fluent in French and English.

Stamatia Pagoulatou - Project associate at Medidee

Dr Stamatia Pagoulatou

Project Associate

Dr. Stamatia Pagoulatou is a mechanical engineer and has 5 years of research experience in the field of hemodynamics and cardiovascular technology. She completed her PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), where her primary research focus was the design, development and validation of software for cardiovascular monitoring, as well as the organization and execution of clinical studies. She has expertise in data analysis, digital simulation tools and profound understanding of current diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for cardiovascular patients. In the context of her PhD, she presented her work at various international conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals. Her competences include clinical evaluations, project management, data analysis comprising machine learning approaches, and scientific writing. Stamatia is fluent in English, French and Greek, and has an advanced level of Spanish and German.

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Dr Olivier Gschwend

Project Associate

Olivier Gschwend provides Clinical and Regulatory support related to Medical Devices and In Vitro Diagnostic devices. His expertise, among others, covers clinical evaluation, clinical investigations, clinical strategy, scientific writing, statistics, and management of multidisciplinary projects. Olivier is a trained medical biologist PhD. He has more than 10 years of professional experience in neuroscience research and his work has been published in top-ranked journals. With his deep knowledge of state-of-the-art electrophysiology and imaging neurotechnology, Olivier holds a strong technical expertise in brain implantable devices.

Olivier is fluent in French, English, and German.

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Dr Ana Campillo

Project Associate

Ana has a solid background leading the trial design of international retrospective/prospective multi-centric clinical studies, the development of clinical documents and study reports for medical devices and IVDs. She also has experience in the operational aspects of clinical study management. Ana has proven success in handling regulatory frameworks, including leading several submissions to Ethical Committees as well as a good understanding of ICH-GCP guidelines, standards (ISO 14155:2020, ISO 20916:2019) and FDA requirements (BIMO). At Medidee, Ana supports you in clinical evaluations and clinical investigations with a particular focus on IVDs. Ana is fluent in English, Spanish and Catalan and has good understanding of French.

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Rosalinde Pots

Project Associate

Rosalinde Pots is an applied physicist with a passion for medical applications. She was a PhD candidate at the RWTH Aachen and performed her research in the Crystal Clear group at CERN. There she focused on the development of state-of-the-art instrumentation for medical PET scanners, especially concentrating on reaching extremely high time resolution. She has experience working in various interdisciplinary collaborations for the development of the necessary technologies. Rosalinde also contributed to numerous science education, training and outreach activities and has a special interest in helping bridge the R&D to market process of medical devices. She supports you in clinical evaluations, review of technical documentation and regulatory strategies.

Rosalinde speaks English, French and Dutch.

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Stefan Staltmayr

Senior Associate

Stefan Staltmayr is an industrial engineer with an electrotechnical background and 9 years of experience within the international medical device industry. As a quality technician for production of medical devices he has gained strong knowledge of QMS according to EN ISO 13485. As one of the contact points for external audits (FDA, ISO, MDSAP, Inmetro) Stefan has experience in communicating with authorities / NBs. Beside the management of external audits Stefan acted as lead auditor for internal and supplier audits. As a product safety engineer for the product safety certification of active and non-active medical devices, Stefan has in-depth experience in preparation and execution of regulatory safety tests and approvals of medical devices and systems in cooperation with external accredited agencies and certification bodies. Due to his work as a product safety engineer Stefan has a profound understanding of IEC 60601 standard series, ISO 14971 risk management aspects, and on IECEE CB-schemes and NRTL test reports approach for medical devices. Stefan is fluent in German and English.

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Dr Simone Musiu

Project Associate

Simone Musiu holds a PhD in Biomedical Science from the Catholic University of Leuven where he developed a strong scientific expertise in the fields of immunology, microbiology, and antiviral drug discovery.
He also has 5 years of industrial experience with the development of In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (IVD). Simone managed numerous projects related to the IVD development, bringing products from development to industrialization. As such, Simone has a solid expertise in implementing Design & Development activities compliant with ISO13485 requirements that includes design control, risk management, verification and validation, and finally the preparation of the Technical Documentation according to the IVDR requirements. During his career, he has gained a strong expertise in cutting-edge research, strategic planning, as well as project management, leading and managing wide international cross-functional teams to develop IVD products for global launch.
Simone is ready to assist you with the evaluation and implementation of your Technical Documentation, including evaluation of your scientific and clinical data, to provide you support during the Design & Development process, and finally to support the implementation and/or management of QMS based on ISO 13485. Simone speaks fluently Italian and English and has a good understanding of French.

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Giovanni Ria

Senior Consultant - Germany

Giovanni Ria holds a master degree in Physics and 20 years of technical and managerial experience in Quality, having worked for primary multinational companies, mainly in the medical device industry. During his career, he has been in charge of customer complaint management, production quality control, quality engineering, global quality system, supplier quality. He is functional in designing, implementing and deploying quality management systems in compliance with ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, and ISO 9001 for large international organizations, as well as for smaller companies. To support the deployment of MDR / IVDR regulatory constraints, Giovanni is also specialized in the upgrade of QMS to merge concepts such as PMS, economic operators, PRRC, Eudamed. Giovanni supports our Clients in evaluating, designing, and enhancing their Quality processes, documents, organizations and tools, including software and methodologies. He also supports process and product validation, risk management, MSA, auditing.

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Dr Milind Raje

Senior Consultant - APAC

Dr. Milind Raje has 25 years of experience with market leading medical device companies in Australia, in the development of all stages of medical devices (Cochlear implants, bone conduction devices, defibrillators, CPAP devices). He has held leadership roles in manufacturing, supply chain development and new product introduction of novel class 3 medical devices meeting ISO 13485 and 21 CFR Part 820 standards. Milind has extensive experience in managing technology development and manufacturing projects. Milind is helping clients to determine the most appropriate development and regulatory pathways to bring novel medical devices to global markets. He can also participate in review of design, process development and risk management activities.

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Rémi Beall

Project Associate

Rémi holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from EPF Lausanne. He has previously worked in consultancy, offering services in Production, Supply Chain and Logistics management. As a project associate, then project manager, his role included activities such as data treatment and analysis and design, development and implementation of tailored digital planification tools as well as digital simulation tools. With his previous company, Rémi has been able to apply his knowledge in a variety of fields including pharmaceutical, chemical, watchmaking, machine and waste management industries. Rémi is fluent in French, English and German.

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Dr Valentina Lintas

Project Associate

Dr. Valentina Lintas is a biomedical engineer by education with a specialization in biomechanics and holds a PhD from the University of Zurich (UZH) with focus on tissue engineering applied to minimally invasive cardiovascular technologies. Before joining Medidee, she worked for a med-tech startup, gaining over 2 years of experience in Regulatory Affairs. Additionally, she completed a CAS CARAQA in Clinical Affairs, Regulatory and Quality for Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostics. Valentina is eager to provide regulatory and quality support for compliance to European regulations, for the CE marking of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic devices. Valentina speaks fluently English and Italian.

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Dr Cornelia List

Project Associate

Dr. Cornelia List is a microbiologist by training with 5 years of research experience, covering topics in genetics, environmental microbiology and infection biology. Cornelia gathered her experience during her PhD at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) and during her Master's study at the University of Graz. She participated at international conferences with oral presentations and published her work in peer-reviewed journals. She acquired experience in quality control in compliance with GMP requirements while working in the pharma industry. She holds an apprenticeship as dental assistant and has been working over 8 years with patients and dentists. Cornelia supports you in clinical evaluations and review of technical documentation with a particular focus on microbiological requirements for medical devices. Cornelia is fluent in German and English and has an advanced level in French.

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Alba Gutiérrez

Project Associate

Alba Gutiérrez is a biomedical engineer specialized in Medical Imaging and 3D modelling. She holds a Master in Life Science and a CAS CARAQA in Clinical, Regulatory and Quality Affairs for Medical Devices and In-Vitro Diagnostics. Alba supports with QMS deployment, maintenance and auditing. Her competencies include project management, deployment of MDR compliant technical documentation, including risk management, usability and design verification, and validation activities for software and hardware medical devices. She is experienced in preparing FDA 510(k) submissions and supports you in planning your regulatory strategy. Alba is fluent in English and Spanish and has a good understanding of French.

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Dr Jérôme Randall

Project Associate

Jerome Randall is a biochemist by education with >8 years’ experience in neuroscience research with focus on neuronal plasticity. He is an expert in molecular biology, animal experimentation and in-vivo neuroimaging. During his research, he co-authored multiple research articles and scientific reviews published in renown peer reviewed journals. Moreover, he holds a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in Clinical Trial Management, Good Clinical Practice Implementation and Quality Processes from the University of Geneva. He has strong competence in clinical evaluation, clinical investigation, medical writing, clinical trial applications, safety management, monitoring, data management and statistical analysis, PMS (including PMCF), technical documentation review/implementation and QMS implementation and maintenance.

Jerome is eager to provide regulatory and quality support for compliance to European regulations, for the CE marking of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic devices.

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Dr Elena Lucano

Training Manager & Senior Associate

Elena holds a PhD in Electronic Engineer from the University of Rome Sapienza. During her PhD, she carried out her research activities at the Division of Biomedical Physics at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laboratories (OSEL / CDRH).
She initially specialized in electromagnetic compatibility assessment of implantable medical devices with magnetic resonance imaging systems. The experience at the FDA laboratories exposed her to regulatory science oriented to Pre-Market research. She has a versatile experience on modeling and simulations, and conformity testing of medical devices to international standards.
At Medidee, Elena manages projects related to regulatory and quality compliance and is also in charge of the CARAQA training programs running in Yverdon-Les-Bains, Basel, Louvain-La-Neuve and Lübeck.
Elena speaks fluently Italian and English and has good understanding of French.

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Dr Adrien Marchand

Senior Associate

Dr. Marchand has 6 years of experience in research and development in the field of Bioanalytical Chemistry. Adrien holds a Master in Chemistry from the University or Liège and a PhD from the University of Bordeaux. He continued academic research as a Postdoctoral Fellow at ETH Zürich. Thanks to his PhD and Postdoctoral research, Adrien gained experience in bioanalytical chemistry and biophysics.
Adrien supports clients to assess the safety and performance of medical devices, including clinical and biological evaluations. This implies in particular the evaluation of the chemical and biological risks in order to define endpoints to be tested to safely place a product on the market, as well as the evaluation of the results, including toxicological risk assessment. Additionally, he defines regulatory strategies for medical devices and substance-based devices and supports cleaning and sterilization validations.
Adrien speaks fluently French and English.

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Soizic Guevera

Chief Financial Officer

Soizic Guevera has several years of experience in the Swiss banking industry, during which she has worked in many sectors.
Through working for large companies, she had the opportunity to thrive in complex environments and develop a broad vision of company issues. These experiences enabled her to hone a wide range of skills in banking products, treasury management, implementation of reporting and working tools, cross-disciplinary projects, as well as department organization.
At Medidee, Soizic works in the finance and administrative team, ensuring financial and performance reporting to the Senior Management, performing business analysis as well as supporting group administration activities.
Soizic speaks French, English and Spanish

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Pierre Geens

Chief Business Officer

Pierre Geens has 15+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry in the fields of pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies and medical devices. During his career, he has been managing projects for major industry players, with international exposure and responsibilities in various areas, including aseptic manufacturing, process validation, design assurance, strategic master plans and quality systems implementation at the corporate level. He has also developed cross-functional abilities, working for medical device startups, in quality assurance, regulatory and clinical affairs, market access, business development, reimbursement and research and development. Pierre is ready to help clients to determine the most appropriate development and regulatory pathways to bring novel medical devices to global markets. He can also participate in design review and risk management activities, as well as in the implementation and streamlining of quality management systems. Pierre is fluent in English and French.

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Leslie Biston

Senior Associate

Leslie is specialized in maintaining Product Quality, QMS and Regulatory Compliance for medical products. In that respect, she provides a support when it comes to the daily development and maintenance of rigorous quality processes in a dynamic business environment. From a regulatory standpoint, Leslie is systematic and thorough. She masters the parallel setup of regulatory submissions in various regulatory environment while providing continuous support to R&D team or product team for quality aspects. Prior to joining Medidee, she worked in an international medical device company as a product quality engineer, dealing with an intense daily quality control throughput.
Leslie is a skilled computer user. She speaks fluently English, French and has basic knowledge in German.

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Dr Gaëlle Diserens

Senior Associate

Dr. Gaëlle Diserens works as Clinical, Quality & Regulatory Affairs Consultant, providing services to manufacturers of Medical Devices and In-vitro Diagnostic Devices. Her expertise covers, among others, clinical evaluations, clinical investigations, clinical strategy, technical documentation preparation for CE marking, risk analysis, and strategic planning for regulatory pathways. Gaëlle holds a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Bern. She has seven years of experience as research scientist in different academic and industries in Switzerland and in England. Her expertise in clinical affairs and medical imaging was developed during her PhD and post-doctoral positions, when she was working in a clinical environment.
Gaëlle is fluent in French, English and German.

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Dr Tim Farley

Senior consultant-Switzerland

Tim Farley is a professionally qualified PhD statistician with over 35 years’ experience in clinical and epidemiological research on medical devices, diagnostics, pharmaceutical products and public health interventions. Tim worked for 30 years with the World Health Organization in Geneva as a clinical trials statistician and then as a manager and leader of multi-national research focused on the needs of women and men in developing countries – development of new contraceptive methods, safety of existing methods, and prevention of HIV infection. Since leaving WHO, Tim provides scientific and statistical consulting services to public and private European and international clients on scientific strategy, evidence synthesis, and design, analysis and interpretation of clinical and epidemiological studies. Tim is a Chartered Statistician (Royal Statistical Society, UK) and Chartered Scientist (Science Council, UK).

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Cedric Razaname

Senior Associate

Cédric holds a Master in Microengineering from EPFL Lausanne. He has previously worked in various companies in manufacturing engineering departments, were he gained experience in manufacturing process validation (IQ, OQ, PQ), preparation of technical documentation for manufacturing process, management of suppliers and testing, data analysis and documentation for new products development. Cédric has successfully conducted difficult projects in the field of medical devices, such as technical file preparation for CE marking, risk management, QMS deployment and regulatory pathway analysis. He is used to work in heavy constraint manufacturing environments and has an extensive experience in manufacturing process validation as well as ISO 13485:2016 QMS and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 ISMS implementation.

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Dr Karolina Janikowska

Senior Associate

Karolina works as Clinical, Quality & Regulatory Affairs Consultant, providing services to manufacturers of Medical Devices and In-vitro Diagnostic Devices. Her expertise covers, among others, medical writing, clinical evaluations, clinical investigations, biological risk assessment, V&V planning and execution (including bench and pre-clinical testing, usability engineering, shelf-life and stability testing), risk analysis, and strategic planning for regulatory pathways.
Karolina speaks English, French, Polish and has a good knowledge of German.

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Dr Delphine Huser

Senior Associate

Delphine is a regulatory and clinical affairs medical biologist, with a research expertise spanning from fundamental to applied research.
Some of the scopes of Delphine’s activities as a Senior Associate in Regulatory and Clinical Affairs are Clinical investigations for both CE-marked and investigational devices, clinical evaluation reports, realization and improvement of technical files, registration of medical devices and QMS deployment.
Within Medidee, Delphine is responsible for managing the Clinical Investigation services delivery Process and assuring its overall compliance with Good Clinical Practice requirements (ISO 14155 and ICH E6 [R2]) related to quality and regulatory aspects.
Delphine speaks French and English.

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Kim Rochat

Senior Partner

Kim Rochat is an experienced Project Manager for multi-national and multi-cultural environments (US, Europe, Maghreb). He has a successful track record in QMS implementation, driving risk management activities, auditing for Medical Device manufacturing (ISO 13485, ISO 14971, MDD & IVD Directives and FDA) and in the CE Marking process, including Technical File compilation and validation activities for products and processes.
Kim holds a MBA in IS Security, a BA in Economy, a CAS in Project Management and a CAS in Medtech Ventures Management. Kim combines medical device experience with a proven expertise in Supply Chain Optimization and implementation of good practices.

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Dr Jurjen Zoethout

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Jurjen Zoethout has 15+ years of experience working in cross-functional projects in the fields of medical devices (Drug Coated Balloons, Drug-Eluting Stents) and mechatronic applications (Virtual Reality medical training simulators, automated manufacturing, mobile robotics). He has been responsible for international project management (EU, US, JP), defining, developing and implementing clinical trial (CIP, IB, CTA), regulatory (CE), QA (ISO 13485, 21 CFR Part 820) as well as for conducting M&A due diligence. Jurjen is ready to help clients to determine the most appropriate development and regulatory pathways to bring novel medical devices to global markets. He can also participate in design review and risk management activities, interfacing with Notified Bodies and Competent Authorities.

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Dr Silvia Anghel

Senior Consultant

Silvia Anghel developed a strong scientific expertise of research in highly competitive and international laboratories in Canada and Switzerland, performing research in the fields of oncology, metabolism related disorders, and gastroenterology.
She also acquired an industrial experience by working at different positions in the In Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) industry. Silvia managed various projects, including development, manufacturing, regulatory and quality and gained a valuable overview of the life-cycle of a product from its development to its production and commercialization.Silvia is Head of Medidee IVD group, overseeing activities related to IVDR transition, providing Regulatory and Performance Evaluation (PER) strategies. She is ready to help you to determine the most appropriate (and pragmatic) regulatory pathway, to evaluate and improve your Technical Documentation, including evaluation of your analytical and clinical data, to deploy a QSR and/or ISO 13485 certified QMS and finally, to support you throughout discussions with Competent Authorities and Notified Bodies. Silvia speaks French, English and Romanian."

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Eloïse Lovejoy

Senior Consultant

Eloïse Lovejoy holds an HES Bachelor’s degree in Design and Materials and a Master of Science MSE in Industrial Technologies, with a specialization in the biomedical field. She has worked as regulatory associate for the implementation of the regulatory and quality control processes for a medical device intended for the Southern Hemisphere.
This background gives her a robust foundation and understanding of the operation of medical devices, as well as aspects connected to their development and production. Eloïse coaches QMS and product certification processes. Eloïse is also specialized in US requirements preparing FDA QSR audit.

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Jarka Maierova

Finance & Administration

Jarka Maierova has 10+ years of experience in finance, accounting and administration in services and industrial companies. In Medidee, Jarka takes care of the compliance of business practices as well as of the delivery of services in Eastern Europe. Jarka masters German, Czech, English and Russian languages.

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Dr Richard Curno

Chief Scientific Officer

Richard Curno has in depth knowledge of regulatory, clinical and quality activities, with extensive experience of bringing medical devices of all classes to market, including strategic regulatory discussions with notified bodies, competent authorities and FDA. At Medidee, Richard takes the lead on clinical and scientific related processes. Clinical process specialities include Clinical Evaluation, Clinical Investigation design, Clinical Development Planning, including PMCF.  Related to Scientific Process within Medidee, this includes specialisation in biological evaluation and biological safety assessment, assessment of substance-based devices according to GSPR 12, cleaning validation, sterilisation validation, processing validation, together with the design of usability and animal study design as part of V&V activities. Richard is fluent in English and French.

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Arthur Goddard

Senior Consultant USA

Arthur is a RA/QA professional in the medical device industry since over 36 years. His expertise includes: research, product development, manufacturing, servicing, QC and direct administrative supervision. R&D experience includes obtaining FDA approvals for a large variety of devices and achieving ISO 13485 certification to obtain CE Marking, audited to ISO /GMP regulations, hosted FDA inspections; assisted in design / redesign projects.
Arthur holds a BA degree and is Regulatory Affairs Certified (RAC). He is experienced in photo-therapy equipment, minimally invasive surgical devices, dental cement, liquid bandage, wireless neurological devices, orthopedic surgical devices, in vitro fertilization devices, Class IV laser pain management and therapy equipment, cardio-vascular devices, respiratory devices, and tinnitus masking devices.

Dr Linda Ahnen

Senior Consultant

Linda Ahnen is a physicist by training, specialized in biomedical engineering. Her doctorate at the ETH Zurich was carried out in close cooperation with the University Hospital Zurich, developing a novel near-infrared imaging device to image oxygenation in the brain of preterm infants. Linda is experienced in working, navigating, and managing interdisciplinary projects. She actively collaborates with experts from different fields and possesses proven scientific writing skills. Besides managing the Olten team, Linda supports you in clinical and regulatory strategies, is ready to evaluate and set-upTechnical Documentation, including Clinical Evaluations. Additionally, Linda supports you in set-up, coordination and management of Clinical Investigations and Usability Studies. Linda is fluent in German, English and has intermediate knowledge of Spanish.

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Sanjida Balendran

Administrative Assistant

Sanjida Balendran has worked in various corporate environments where she has developed several skills such as multiple-tasking, ability to anticipate needs, respond rapidly to new challenges, and adapt to priorities accordingly. At Medidee Sanjida provides a wide range of administrative tasks related to organization, communication and finance. Sanjida speaks French, German, Tamil and English.

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Philippe Etter

Senior Partner

Philippe Etter is active in the field of medical devices compliance since 27 years and one of the three founders of Medidee, the leading MedTech Regulatory, Clinical and Quality consulting firm.
Besides the management of US and Belgium operations, his specialty includes strategic and tactical consulting on regulatory, clinical and quality on critical products such as active medical devices, AIMD, extra corporal circulation, implants and IVD.
Philippe is the founder of the pan-european CARAQA training network training professionals for the MedTech industry in Yverdon -Les-Bains, Basel and Louvain-La-Neuve.
Philippe is fluent in French, English and German.

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Moritz Hoyer

Site Manager Munich

Moritz Hoyer is multi-role consultant for Quality Management System implementation, process analysis and optimization, industrialization of medical de-vices and registration of active medical devices and substance medical device. He is also an expert for implementing UDI in your company. His profile is rounded by in-depth experience with different technical standards and guide-lines.
One of the specialties of Moritz is to establish customized Quality Manage-ment Systems taking into account economical aspects and company size.
With his technical background and experience in handling regulations, standards and guidelines, he supports the Client by creating the technical file in an optimal way.

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Somashekara Koushik Ayalasomayajula

Senior Associate

Somashekara Koushik Ayalasomayajula is a polymer engineer with 4+ years of experience within medical device industry in product development and quality & regulatory affairs. During his early career he focused on vascular/cardiovascular, oncology fields and also worked in projects concentrating on implantable devices, disposables and surgical technologies. With combination of technical background and his experience, Koushik is ready to provide support in trainings related to quality and regulatory affairs, deploying QMS according to ISO 13485, integrate MDSAP, GMP requirements and in the preparation of technical documentation of medical devices for global regulatory submissions (EU, MDSAP, ASEAN, South Korea, Argentina, South Africa and India). Being knowledgeable on IEC 27001 and DVG Act (Germany), Koushik can also support for ISMS implementation and approval of Digital health applications (DiGA). Koushik is fluent in English, Telugu, Hindi and has intermediate knowledge of German.

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Michael Maier

Senior Partner

Michael Maier has 20+ years of hand on experience within medical device industry in design & development projects, product industrialization and regulatory & quality affairs. Michael is a trained Notified Body auditor for ISO 13485 and MDD with a broad scope of products. He has worked for the notified bodies of DEKRA and KEMA and covered international compliance programs as CMDCAS, J-PAL, TCP, TGA.
Michael combines sound technological knowledge with global regulatory expertise in medical devices. Michael holds an MBA in corporate management, a master in Medical Engineering and a Swiss Certificate of Capacity as precision mechanic. Regularly, he is speaker in international events for medical devices, quality and regulatory affairs topics.

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Dr Julianne Bobela

Senior Associate

Dr. Julianne Bobela is a Life Scientist, qualified by more than ten years of professional experience in the field of translational research applied to Neuroscience with a main focus on the development of gene therapy approaches for the Central Nervous System. Her educational background and proven scientific writing skills, completed by her formal education and experience in managing interdisciplinary projects, are main assets for the support of your projects under consideration of all quality and regulatory requirements. Dr. Bobela can assist in the implementation of clinical strategies to support device compliance towards regulatory requirements. Her expertise includes conducting clinical evaluations for medical devices and performance evaluation for IVDs. She is also an active member of the Medidee clinical team, supporting the setup, management and final analysis of clinical studies on medical devices, including IVDs.

Julianne is fluent in French, German and English.