FABS - Life Sciences, Biotechnology

The French-American Biotechnology Springboard (FABS) is a team of experienced, French and American volunteers with diverse life science backgrounds and skills. This forum aims to guide French bioentrepreneurs in the highly-specific scientific, business, and cultural environment of New England.

Laure Berliner Marketing Strategic, Market Research
laure@faccne.org
Gigi Shafai Medical Affairs, Health Economics, Business Strategy, and Digital Therapeutics
gigi@faccne.org

 

 

What We Do

New England’s first stop support to accelerate the understanding of the life sciences landscape and institutions relevant to a company’s growth 

  • Connect companies to relevant stakeholders in academia, industry and business and provide a personalized introduction based on company-specific needs 
  • Raise key business questions related to France/US markets and competitive value proposition 
  • Highlight cross cultural differences that can impact businesses coming from Europe 
  • Provide advice on strategic prioritization efforts 
  • Improve pitch strategy to various audiences 
  • Organize an annual meeting on innovation key trends in health care with leading experts on the industry

 

 

CORE MEMBERS

Jim Shanahan (FABS CO-FOUNDER) - Start-ups fund raising, Organization, Resourcing, Value proposition development and Messaging, Sales

Alain EudaricMarket insights – Strategic Planning / Operational Execution – Process Improvement

Valerie Philippon, Ph.D (FABS CO-FOUNDER) - Medical Affairs and Communications

Jean-Noël PellegrinValuation and Finance Support to M&A and Business Development

Michael HansonEntrepreneurial ecosystem and technology business incubators

Lucie Rochard, Ph.D - External Engagement Program Lead

Jonathan Cottet, Ph.D - Scientist, Academics

Sandrine Hulot, Ph.D - Scientist, Strategic Alliances and International Partnerships

Cecile Pastel Levy, MD. - Medical Affairs & Communication

Alexandre Blanchot, Pharm.D - Innovation – France

CONSULTANTS

Romain Marmot - Digital Health, Strategy, Fundraising, Business Development, Operations

Jean Jacques Yarmoff, Ph.D - Innovation & International Strategy

Jonathan F.X. O’BrienCorporate law

Shahin Gharakhanian, MD (FABS CO-FOUNDER) - Clinical Drug Development & Medical Affairs

Adeline Boulanger, Esq - Business Immigration

Aude Ouensanga - Market Access, Commercial Due Diligence, Corporate Strategy, and M&A

 

 

FABS Sponsor

FABS Partners

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