Scouting & Partnering International, Sanofi Aventis
Before joining the group in 1991 as a project manager in pharmacotoxicology, Patrick Tricoli was a researcher within the CNRS laboratory in 1986 where his main focus area was neuropharmacology and then within the medical research division of Lederle Laboratories (USA), in 1989.
In 1996, he joined the company's headquarters in Paris to head up the Promotion of Research and Technology and became, in 2002, Director of Corporate Promotion of Innovation. After 2004, he was Director of Valorization & Innovation for sanofi-aventis.
From 2007 to 2009, he was Global Deputy Head of Partnering and Innovation Department.
In March 2009, he has been appointed Head of Access to Innovation Europe in 'R&D External Innovation' organization. Patrick is also member of the IMI governance task force and responsible for IMI global office for sanofi-aventis.
Patrick Tricoli is a doctor in Pharmaceutical Sciences; has a Masters in Pharmacology and an Executive MBA.