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

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Academic qualification

Biomedical Sciences (Health Technology Assessment), Bachelor, RadboudUMC

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


  • T201 Patents. Trademarks
  • intellectual property rights
  • HD28 Management. Industrial Management
  • innovation management
  • R&D management
  • intangible resources
  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
  • outbreak management
  • vaccine innovation
  • RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
  • clinical trials
  • QR Microbiology
  • microbiota
  • probiotics

User created Keywords

  • distributed ledger technology
  • blockchain


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