Patrick joined MedTech Europe in 2020 as Director EU Research & Innovation Partnership Policies. He develops, promotes, represents and leads the industry in EU Research and Innovation Partnerships or Programmes, working on European projects and interacting with the European Commission in the set-up, follow-up and coordination of European funding(ed) projects and any other similar EU initiatives.
Patrick leads MedTech Europe activities and representation in critical framework programmes such as Horizon Europe, EIT Health and others.
Patrick managed a significant number of EU collaborative projects, research infrastructures, coordination actions and networks of excellence. His scientific and technical expertise are in nanomedicine, drug delivery, medical imaging and innovative medical technologies.
In his capacity as Director General, he will lead the development of key Industry Strategic Initiatives. Patrick’s focus will be to drive the three following key strategic initiatives: MedTech Europe Value-Based Health Care deployment, Digital Health expansion and finalising the EU/Medtech industry public-private partnership to support research and innovation in the healthcare industry.
Patrick was educated as an agronomist at the National Agronomic Institute Paris-Grignon, and as an engineer at ENGREF (École Nationale du Génie Rural des Eaux et des Forêts), together with a specialisation in DEA Nutrition Humaine at the University PARIS VI (France).
He is a French National and speaks excellent English.