Dr. Karine Clauwaert 

Bio

Karine Clauwaert is a Pharmacist by training and
obtained a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences at Ghent University.

Since October 2016 Karine is director business
development at amatsiQBiologicals. AmatsiQBiologicals is a company specialized
in contract services for process development and cGMP manufacturing of
Biologicals. She scouts for new users of amatsiQBiologicals its CDMO services,
provides quotations, negotiates contracts and follows up the projects with the
customers.

Before joining amatisQBiologicals, Karine worked
for VIB, the Flemish institute for biotechnology, an academic research
institution specialized in biotechnology, as licensing manager from 2003 until
2012. In 2013 she became senior business development manager at VIB, a position
which she held until September 2015. At VIB she was responsible for proactive
marketing of the VIB technologies and for negotiating, drafting and concluding
agreements between VIB and industry, mainly research collaborations and
licensing agreements for pharmaceutical, agricultural and industrial
applications.

Before 2003 Karine was five years postdoc in the
faculty of pharmaceutical sciences at Ghent University where she was one of the
founders of a metabolomics research unit. Her specialty there was mass spectrometry
and analytical toxicology. She also worked at Micromass Europe as a product
specialist in the Benelux.