France Hamber, CEO
After a PhD in chemical engineering, France joined Air Liquide group where she held management positions and had the opportunity to bring products from R&D to industrial production. She joined us in 2015 and is focused on building a successful and ambitious strategy, developing our product and technology innovation to meet our customer requirements
Sabine Mercier, CFO/HRD
Sabine joined us in March 2018, motivated by the Entrepreneurial challenge and the Innovative environment of the company. She has a very international experience particularly in Asia and Europe. Her background of structured group and luxury industry in LVMH will help Fluigent to step-up in its ambitious development.
Office Manager (France)
Catherine joined Fluigent in April 2019. Her strong experience in human-sized and fast-growing companies (in particular CRO) is a real asset for Fluigent, where she is in charge of HR administration and supplier accounting. She also works on many cross-functional functions.
After a Master in Human Resources in IAE Gustave Eiffel, Louise joined Fluigent on a Talent Manager role in 2020. She brings her dynamism and experiences from the highly skilled and competitive food and tech sectors, to attract, integrate and retain talents in Fluigent’s Team.
Technical Sales Director
Nour joined the Sales team in 2016 following completion of his PhD in microfluidics, microfabrication and electrochemistry at the Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris. Nour is easy to talk to, and can quickly understand the expectations of scientists in his area, thanks to his experience in academic research at such a high level. Moreover, he is fluent in five different languages!
Technical Sales Engineer
Aurélie graduated from the Grenoble Institute of Technology – Phelma. After an internship in microfluidics at Grenoble CEA , she has joined Fluigent in 2018 as Technical Sales specialist. Providing strong skills and expertise in droplets, encapsulation and cell culture she assists Fluigent researchers in the optimization of their experimental setups.
Jiakun obtained a diploma of Mechanical engineering from INSA in 2016 and a diploma of MSc International Business from KEDGE business School in 2020. Jiakun worked in China as a mechanical engineer and at Saint Gobain France as a business engineer. With his three well-spoken languages (Chinese, French & English), he will make great contributions for the Sales team.
Customer Support Engineer
Malik obtained a master’s degree in microfluidic in ESPCI and joined Fluigent in 2021 as customer support and success engineer. His technical experiences acquired during studies at the Institut Pierre-Gilles de Gennes and internships at the CEA allows him to understand clients requests and therefore to propose some potential solutions. His relational side and sense of service are a great benefit for helping Fluigent users in need of assistance.
After biotechnology and marketing studies, Arnaud joined Mettler Toledo then Novozymes where he held marketing and sales positions focusing on building partnerships worldwide and delivering great technologies. He joined us in November 2019 and is focused on strengthening our customer centric approach in every step of our innovation.
Adam joined the Fluigent in 2016. He graduated from the Telecom Physique Strasbourg Engineering School and obtained as well an MSc in micro and nano electronics. His pluri-disciplinary skills and his open mind are an asset for various projects, from support experiments in microfluidic intrumentation to software implementations.
With the obtention of an engineering master degree specialized in marketing at Sup’Biotech Paris school of biotechnology, and after completing two internships within the marketing service, Alexis has joined Fluigent in 2019 as a Product Manager of the end-user product line. He also brought skills to the company such as video editing and designing to develop and harmonize Fluigent new image.
OEM Product Manager
Jacques joined Fluigent in 2020. His background is industrial and energy, he holds masters degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration. In his most recent experience, he held the position of Product Marketing Manager for Europe at Ingersoll Rand, where he managed a portfolio of pumps destined to chemical and OEM markets. Jacques is the OEM product manager and his primary objective is to accelerate the adoption of Fluigent solutions by the OEM segment.
Bruno joined Fluigent in 2020. Graduated from EPFL, Bruno has developed a strong interest in microfluidics during his studies and achieved his master thesis at IBM Research. His technical background and his positive attitude make him a perfect fit for Fluigent within the marketing team.
Serge is graduated from Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG) and has multiple years of experience in R&D team management within medium and large organisations. In 2010 he founded an IoT startup where he leads a multidisciplinary team of engineers to develop life changing products. Passionate by innovation and design, he joined Fluigent in May 2019 to accelerate its developments driven by innovation.
Christian joined the R&D team in 2015. Before that, he worked on various project including test benches and various fields from medical to aeronautics. Graduated from the INSA CVL Engineering School in automated systems, his specialities include embedded systems and (many) computer languages.
Software Department Manager
Following a phD on visual analytics of molecular data in 3D environments in Paris-Sud, Mikael was a postdoctoral researcher in Utrecht (NL) where he worked on providing access to computing resources and designing expert programs in the field of structural biology. He joined Fluigent’s R&D team in 2019 and he is part of the software design and development effort.
Ygor Oliveira da Guarda, R&D Software Developer
Ygor joined Fluigent in 2017, following a Health IT degree from Télécom Physique Strasbourg and an Electrical Engineering degree from the Federal University of Bahia. His background allows him to bridge the gap between electronics, software and user applications.
R&D Software Developper
Radek joined the R&D team in 2020 with an experience in software engineering in the automotive industry. He graduated from AGH University of Science and Technology in Cracow with MSc in Automatic Control and Robotics. During the last year of his studies, he completed a student exchange at ECE Paris majoring in Information Systems. His responsibilities include, among others, developing new internal and external software solutions and maintaining existing ones.
R&D Software Developper
Noé started working at Fluigent in 2019 as an intern in the software team. After graduating from EPITA, he joined the R&D team in 2021 for a full time position. As a software engineer, his skills are mostly centered around UI development, UX and software architecture.
Mechanical & Design Department Manager
Laura joined the R&D team in February 2018. She graduated from UTBM (University of technology Belfort Montbéliard) and obtained an engineering degree in mechanical ergonomic and product design. Her studies and experience at Buffet Crampon (manufacturer of woodwind musical instruments) allow her to take part in the development of new products and applications.
Julie has a degree in mechanical engineering from Grenoble – Ense3 . She arrived as an intern in 2020 and joined the R&D team as a permanent early 2021. Passionate about design and mechanical systems, she helps Fluigent in creating ergonomic and easy-to-use products.
R&D Project Manager
Arnaud graduated from ESPCI after a master in microfluidics at IPGG. His background in droplet microfluidics and instrumentation aquired in his previous experiences makes him a strong addition to the R&D team
R&D Project Manager
William joined the R&D team in 2016. He obtained his PhD focusing on micro-chromatography at Université Paris-Est and completed his M.Sc. in electrical engineering working on microfluidic 3D-chip cooling at EPFL and IBM. He is now in charge of the development of innovative products, technologies and custom integrated solutions.
R&D Project Manager
Nicolas joined the R&D team in 2018 after 9 years in Japan in the LIMMS laboratory (CNRS/University of Tokyo) and Santec Corporation. He developed silicon microsystems for biology (DNA molecules characterization), telecommunications (integrated RF oscillators) and medicine (tunable lasers for OCT imaging).
After a master degree at Pierre Gilles de Gennes Institute and three internships in the microfluidic field at ESPCi, MIT-Singapore and Institut Pasteur, Charlotte started her phD at Fluigent in December 2019. Her project focus on reproducing the tumor microenvironment in a tumor-on-chip model. In between Institut Curie, Institut Pierre Gilles de Gennes and Fluigent, she works at the intersection of product development and cellular biology.
Victor Fournié is a PhD student since November 2020, together with the LAAS-CNRS. He has graduated from the Toulouse Engineer School INSA in physics, oriented toward biophysics, instrumentation, microelectronics and nanophysics. His thesis focuses on a microfluidic bio-3D-printer to create high resolution and multimaterials microenvironments for cell culture.
Production Director, Industrial Manager & CTO
Krzysztof graduated from the University of Paris-Sud before working on a test bench at EADS on the Ariane space rocket. He joined us in 2008 and is now in charge of the assembly line management as well as the stock management. His expertise and curiosity in logistics is essential to our product quality.
Geoffrey joined the production team in 2013. He obtained a Superior Technical Diploma in electrotechnical science and is now in charge of the whole product assembly, from pneumatics to mechanics as well as electronics. His passion for his work makes him a rigorous executive for every manufactured product.
Production Technician & Reparation Manager
In September 2019 Nicolas joined the Customer Service department for a one-year apprenticeship, his discipline and his expertise in electronics allowed him to make precise diagnostic of our devices. After Graduating, he joined for a permanent position the Production Team.
Anthony joined in 2020 as an apprentice while studying for a Technical Diploma in electronics. His fast learning skills and his determination have already made him one of the pillar of the Team.
Process & Industrialization Engineer
Aicha joined in September 2021, She has a solid experience in Sales Administration in different groups and industries. Focus on customer satisfaction as well as efficency and processes, she will make a major contribution to the development of Fluigent.
After 6 years working as a supply chain technician in the luxury industry, Joackim joined Fluigent in October 2020. His expertise, rigor and cheerfulness will help him to bring the company to the next level in logistic.
Kurt recently joined us after studies in logistics and transportation that gave him a comprehensive view of the challenges around logistics and the right tools to manage and overcome them. His sense of rigor and organization will be useful to carry out the logistics activities of Fluigent.
President of Fluigent Inc.
With a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Massachusetts and a MBA from Suffolk University, Robert has held senior management roles for life science tools companies, including creating North American subsidiaries for European manufacturers. Prior to joining Fluigent in 2014, he was Vice President, Business Development for Harvard Apparatus with responsibility for the global fluidics business.
Business Development Manager
Pragnesh joined Fluigent in 2021. Previously, he was actively managing business accounts in life science industry for 6 years, most recently with Izon Science. He holds an MS in Bio-Medical Engineering and Biotechnology along with BE in an Instrumentation Engineering. He will be responsible for Fluigent’s continued growth in North America, driving expansion in the US, and growing team. His technical background and professional experience in the scientific instrumentation field will be important in understanding customer requirements.
Mark Aruda, Product specialist
Mark joined Fluigent in March of 2018 after obtaining his MSE in Mechanical Engineering concentrating in design and manufacturing at University of Massachusetts, Lowell. He is responsible for customer support, demonstrations, and application development at Fluigent Inc.
Simon Renard, Managing Director of FLUIGENT GmbH
Simon established Fluigent Deutschland GmbH in 2014 in Jena. He always had an interest in experimental fluid mechanics. Many years ago, he moved from France to Germany and graduated in physics at the Humboldt University in Berlin. Before founding a start-up for biotech instrumentation, he held the position of R&D leader of the liquid handing group at CyBio and specialist for lab automation at PerkinElmer.
Rainer did his MSc in Optometry/ Vision Science at the Ernst-Abbe University in Jena, Germany in 2012. He then worked as a sales engineer and regional sales manager for several companies in the optical industrie. He joined us in August 2018 in charge of sales at FLUIGENT Deutschland and is willing to answer any question you might have.
Application & Service Engineer
Felix obtained his MSc in Precision Mechanical Engineering from the Ernst-Abbe University in Jena, Germany, and worked as a design engineer developing high-tech industrial instrumentation. He joined us in 2015. He is now responsible for application development, demonstrations and customer service at Fluigent Deutschland GmbH.
Marketing & Public Relations
Valerii is doing his MA in Political Science at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany. Previously he worked for the think tank, an NGO and a marketing agency in Ukraine. In Fluigent he is responsible for marketing promotion, public relations and graphic design.
Marketing & Public Relations (Germany)
Liza obtained her B.A. in International Communication in Kyiv, Ukraine, and is currently getting her M.A. in Political Science at the FSU Jena in Germany. While her academic interest lies in the field of political communication, Liza has previously worked for a PR agency, where she produced digital marketing solutions for both the public and the private sector. Liza is with us at the German office of FLUIGENT to strengthen our public relations and marketing.
Sales & Administration (Germany)
Erik likes organizing, accounting and working in customer service. As a correspondent and clerk, he gained international work experience and started his career in the welding- and automobile industry before joining our team in 2020. He is responsible for inside sales and administration, oversees ordering processes and deliveries and is always pleased to assist our customers.