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Mark has a background in Biomedical Sciences and Health Technology Assessment (BSc, Radboudumc) as well as in Management and Entrepreneurship in the Life Sciences (MSc, Vrije Universiteit). As a PhD researcher, he analyzes the dynamics of intangible resources and intellectual property (IP) rights in Life Sciences industries. Mobilizing these hidden company assets for technological innovation and stakeholder value creation is at the center of his research.




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Education/Academic qualification

Biomedical Sciences (Health Technology Assessment), Bachelor, RadboudUMC

Management and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences, Master, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


  • T201 Patents. Trademarks
  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
  • innovation management
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • outbreak management
  • vaccine innovation
  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • clinical trial management

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Research Output 2017 2019

Open Access
Public-Private Sector Partnerships
Open Access
product development
Public-Private Sector Partnerships
Open Access
information technology

Probiotics for improving quality of life in ulcerative colitis: Exploring the patient perspective

van der Waal, M. B., Flach, J., Browne, P. D., Besseling-van der Vaart, I., Claassen, E. & van de Burgwal, L. H. M., Mar 2019, In : PharmaNutrition. 7, p. 1-14 14 p., 100139.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

quality of life
Ulcerative Colitis

The Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit Sharing: Best practices for users of Lactic Acid Bacteria

Flach, J., dos S. Ribeiro, C., van der Waal, M. B., van der Waal, R. X., Claassen, E. & van de Burgwal, L. H. M., Sep 2019, In : PharmaNutrition. 9, p. 1-6 6 p., 100158.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
genetic resources
Practice Guidelines
lactic acid bacteria
Lactic Acid