Neeltje has a huge passion for helping people and companies bring their innovative and disruptive ideas, research, products and solutions closer to the market and to patients. This means help them build strong collaborations, a network of trust, a sound business strategy and acquiring the necessary funding to achieve all this.
At Catalyze she gets energized, motivated and inspired by acquiring the necessary funding, finding new business opportunities and a complicated challenge now and then. Her experience derives from her business development experience in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industry combined with a biomedical bachelor’s and business master’s degree. She is creative, original, flexible and empathic, always searching for creative solutions and new angles for looking at the difficult challenges in the current healthcare system.