genomics

How R&D-insights lead to new products and
solutions that help solve the big societal challenges
  • Conference April 2 - 4, 2017

  • Amsterdam

Speakers 2015

Hallebach claudiaC.H. (Claudia) Hallebach

KWS SAAT AG
Head of R&D Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property

Claudia Hallebach is Head of RD Legal Affairs and Intellectual Property at KWS SAAT AG. She joined the company in 2008 and has been Legal and IP lead in major M&A, IP license and RD transactions.

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Ham Roeland vanProf. Dr. R.C.H.J. (Roeland) van Ham

TU Delft
Professor Computational Plant Biotechnology

Roeland van Ham (1964) studied and obtained his PhD in Evolutionary Biology at Utrecht University. Between 1995 and 2002, he did postdocs in Evolutionary Genomics in Spain and the UK, and from 2002 worked at Wageningen UR as group leader and associate professor in Bioinformatics.

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Huijten RobR. (Rob) Huijten

Bayer CropScience Vegetable Seeds
Global Head of Law, Patents & Compliance

Rob holds a master in Dutch civil and corporate law from the university of Maastricht where he graduated 1994. In 2005 Rob joined, as head of the legal and ip department, the Dutch vegetable seed company Nunhems b.v. in the Netherlands, which is a subsidiary of Bayer Cropscience.

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Kaundinya RamR. (Ram) Kaudinya

Advanta Ltd.
Non-Executive Director on the Board

Ram Kaundinya is an expert in the field of agriculture and specifically with reference to the business of agricultural inputs. He has a total experience of about 35 years which includes 22 years in the agrochemical industry and 13 years in the seed and biotech industry.

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Kock MichaelDr. M.A. (Michael) Kock

Syngenta Crop Protection AG based
Head of Intellectual Property

Dr. Michael A. Kock is Head Intellectual Property for Syngenta Crop Protection AG based in Basel, Switzerland. He joint Syngenta January 2007.
Michael studied chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology in Germany and China and graduated with a Diploma in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in molecular biology.

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Robert Jan Langdr. R.J. (Robbert-Jan) de Lang

EP&C
Dutch & European Patent Attorney (partner)

Robbert-Jan is a patent attorney for nearly 20 years in both industry and private practice. For the last 10 years with EP&C where he heads the Life Sciences group.

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Leeuwen MarcoM.H.M. (Marco) van Leeuwen

Rijk Zwaan
Managing Director

Marco van Leeuwen has been Managing Director of Rijk Zwaan since 2009. Within the collegial three-headed Board of Directors he is responsible for production and sales.

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Lindhout PimP. (Pim) Lindhout

Solynta
Director

After his academic studies in Leiden, Pim started as tomatologist in Wageningen. With his background in molecular biology and genetics, he initiated one of the first public private research projects on the use of molecular markers in tomato breeding.

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