Forbion, a European life science venture capital firm, will add Carlo Incerti, M.D., as Operating Partner, effective 1 January 2019.
A medical doctor by training, Dr. Carlo Incerti brings over three decades of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. He will join Forbion from Sanofi Genzyme where he currently holds the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Head of Global Medical Affairs.
Prior to its acquisition by Sanofi in 2011, Dr. Incerti held a number of positions of increasing scope and responsibility at Genzyme, working first in the Europe division in the Netherlands (1993-2010) before being appointed Senior Vice President of Global Market Access (2010-2011).
Prior to his time at Sanofi and Genzyme, Dr. Incerti was a founding shareholder, Board member and Chief Executive officer at Biofil S.r.l., a start-up active in the development, manufacturing and commercialisation of systems for leukocyte depletion of blood and derivatives, which was acquired by Fresenius Kabi of Germany in 1993.
Dr. Incerti is also Chairman of the Board at Molmed, S.p.a., a Member of the Governing Board of IMI, the Innovative Medicines Initiative, a Member of the Board of EuropaBio and a Founding Member and on the Consortium Assembly of IRDiRC, the International Rare Diseases Research Consortium.
Forbion is a dedicated life sciences venture capital firm with offices in The Netherlands and Germany. It invests in life sciences companies that are active in the (bio-) pharmaceutical space.
Forbion manages well over EUR 1 billion across ten funds.
Its investors include the EIF, through its European Recovery Programme (ERP), LfA, Dutch Venture Initiative (DVI) facilities and AMUF facilities and the KFW through the ERP – Venture Capital Fondsfinanzierung facility.