Board of Directors

Gérard Hascoët,
Chairman

Chairman of the Board of CorWave. As a “Serial entrepreneur” of medical devices, he founded companies such as Technomed International, IMMI and Sometec, all of which were acquired or floated on the stock market. Gérard is also President of MD Start and EOS Imaging, is on the Board of Directors of APD, Limflow and Spinevision and is Venture Partner at Sofinnova.

 

Philippe Boucheron,
representing Bpifrance Participations

Investment Director at BPI France Participations, Philippe graduated from École Polytechnique Montréal and holds a MBA from INSEAD. He has over 20 years of investment experience in life sciences.

 

Emmanuelle Coutanceau,
representing Novo Seeds

Investment Director at Novo Seeds, Emmanuelle has more than 10 years of venture capital experience. Before joining Novo Seeds, she was a partner at Auriga Partners, specializing in life sciences, and worked at Omnes Capital. She serves on the boards of MinervaX, Avilex, and Pcovery.

Raúl Martín-Ruiz,
representing Ysios Capital

Investment Director at Ysios Capital, Raul graduate with a PhD degree in neuroscience, he has more than 20 years of experience in life sciences, at Almirall then Ysios. He sits on the boards of STAT Diagnostica and Prexton Therapeutics.

 

Antoine Papiernik,
representing Sofinnova Partners

A managing Partner at Sofinnova Partners, Antoine has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania’s. He has invested in several biotech and medtech start-ups including CoreValve, Stentys, Actelion and Movetis making him one of the 100 most influential investors on the planet according to Forbes.

 

Michel Darnaud,
independent board member

Independent Director, former President of the Cardiac Surgery Business Unit at Livanova. He has over 30 years of experience in the medical technology field, including two decades in management positions. Between 2008 and 2016, he led LivaNova’s cardiovascular business, with overall responsibility from R & D to sales. In addition, he is president of the European Medical Device Industry Association (Eucomed) in 2004-2005. He is also Chairman of the Board of Stentys and Xeltis.

 

Marie Meynadier,
independent board member

Managing Director of EOS imaging since 2008. A graduate from Sup Telecom with a doctorate from Ecole Normale Supérieure, she has more than 25 years of experience in the field of medical technologies and high-tech. Over her career, Marie has led major national and international development programs that have led to the creation of several start-ups in the fields of electronics, optics and microelectronics.