Novartis Venture Funds
Florent Gros is a Managing Director of the Novartis Venture Funds in Basel, Switzerland. For nearly 15 years, he held various positions and projects in the intellectual property and venture areas at Nestlé, Aventis-Pasteur and Novartis, in various countries including Switzerland, France and USA. Florent has multiple experiences in managing IP, BD&L and M&A projects, particularly in the Biologics area. Florent has a Biotechnology Engineering Degree in France, and made his diploma thesis at Glaxo-Vaccine in Belgium. He also holds European and French patent lawyer degrees, a Master in Private Law and is a Kauffman Fellow. Florent serves in the board of healthcare startups, including Neovacs (FR), Immune Targeting Systems (ITS), Cellerix (SP), Nanopowers (CH), Opsona (IE) and Merus (NL).