Founder president and scientific coordinator of the research programs.
She graduated from a PhD degree and worked in valorization of research in tax consulting firm in Paris, then in business incubator in La Réunion (french department overseas). She holds a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Pierre & Marie Curie University (Paris VI) and a Master’s Degree in Structural Biochemistry from the University of Bordeaux II. She completed her career with an executive Master from ESCP Europe. During her previous experience in french Tax Research (CIR, JEI, CII) and in marketing f innovation in french consulting firms Ayming (ex Alma Consulting Group) and D&Consultants, she was in charge of Research Tax Credit of SMEs and major accounts, and the realization of market studies, study of diversification of activity on behalf of scientific project leaders and SME in biotech. The management of the CYROI business incubator was entrusted to her in 2014, when she was asked to renew the AFNOR NF X 50770 certification and to double the portfolio of biotech companies in La Réunion.
General manager and corporate lawyer
Christophe Dugué is responsible for regulatory affairs and holds a PhD in biology. He is also graduated from CEIPI for patents and holds a master’s degree in business law. In a previous experience, he was the co-founder president of a biotech company. One of his missions at CYROI was the creation of the business incubator CBTECH and the development and implementation of a quality procedure to streamline its operation, resulting in obtaining the certification AFNOR NF X 50770. Participating in the company’s scientific orientations, he is responsible for the valuation of Torskal’s intangible asset and negotiates the research contracts with the various partners.
Jolanda Spadavecchia is the team leader of one department in CSPBAT, CNRS, University of Paris 13
She began her scientific training at the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of Bari in Italy under the supervision of Prof. Francesco Naso. Since 2010, she is a senior researcher for the CNRS. Her research focuses on the synthesis of organic compounds, pharmaceutical biomolecules, gold nanoparticles, PLGA-PEG nanoparticles, hybrid nanoparticles for drug delivery, sensor and characterization applications, DNA. Another research activity is devoted to the synthesis of TiO2 Nanocrystals and Nanohybrid System and chemical functionalization on bio-interface. Very active on the international scene (TCD-Dublin (St.James Hospital) in Nanomedicine and Cancer Therapy for the development of new nanovectors), Jolanda actively participated and published with TCD-Dublin in FP-7 Q Nano infrastructure for nanotheranostics . Dr Jolanda Spadavecchia and Professor Marc Lamy of La Chapelle have both contributed their scientific work in chemistry and physics of materials since the creation of Torskal. Jolanda has supervised 4 PhD theses and 6 Master’s degrees in Nanotechnology-Bio-Interfaces, Biology and Therapeutics. She is co-author of more than 66 publications and 80 lectures. Index H 25.