• June 3-6, 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, California


Lucie Rochard

Lucie Rochard, PhD

External Engagement Lead, R&D
Lucie has over ten years of experience in conducting biomedical research. She trained in Rennes, France, at the National Center for Research (CNRS) and the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM). After graduating with her Ph.D., Lucie moved to the US to complete a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Shriners Hospital (joint appointment) in Boston, MA. Committed to foster alliances between Academia and Industry, to facilitate the transfer of technology for the benefit of patients, Lucie joined the largest trade association for the life Sciences, MassBio Innovation Services in 2017. In this role, Lucie created a series of programs and initiatives, Academic Outreach and Engagement, to leverage MassBio’s community of members and experts to accelerate company creation and facilitate strategic alliances within academic institutions. In this role, Lucie has built several working groups convening leaders from academia and industry, as well as mentoring programs for academic scientists and joined several advisory boards to foster entrepreneurship beyond the Boston region. In 2021, Lucie joined Boston University Industry Engagement team, to help BU scientists to partner with Life Sciences industry, supporting legal teamwork in contracting and working with Research Centers to enhance their visibility and make of BU a partner of choice in area like Infectious Diseases, Neuroscience, Public Health and SynBio. More recently, Lucie has joined Sanofi Scientific and Relation initiatives team, a group focusing on solving R&D challenging by working with academic scientists and entrepreneurs. In this new group, Lucie is focusing on leveraging Sanofi experience and expertise to connect and engage with Innovators and Talents of the Life Sciences Ecosystem.
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