Thanks to its network of qualified experts from the industry, Bio4ward proposes custom solutions based on complementary skills addressing the needs of your project.
Pharma, Biotech, Medical devices…

Bio4ward supports life sciences companies 

throughout all their challenges

R&D & Intellectual property

FTO, Feasibility, Development plan ...

Examples :

Patent strategy optimisation via a patent law firm specialised in your field

Validation of animal models and data reproducibility

Proof of concept design to prepare a partnership with a major player

Production & Quality

Industrialisation, outsourcing, quality systems, logistics...

Examples :

Identification and validation of subcontractors

Industrialisation and scaling up analysis

Implementation of a quality system and support for certification

Legal & Regulatory

Regulatory, certification and products standards upgrading...

Examples :

− Analysis of regulatory issues in various countries and adaptation of development plans
Certification and registration  of a medical device
− EMA and/or FDA regulatory strategy definition

Commercial & Distribution

Marketing strategy, business models, communication...

Examples :

Strategic product positioning, Target Product Profile definition and adaptation of development plan
− Definition of a market access plan: value proposition, health economics, pricing & reimbursement
Sales forecasts and definition of a relevant commercial organisation
Launch plan by country and analysis of the relevant distributors

Business Development & Licensing

Partnerships, co-developments, in or out-licensing...

Examples :


Potential partners identification and analysis of the most appropriate types of collaboration
Financial valuation (NPV, expected milestones and royalties…)
Due diligence coordination and negotiations of financial and contractual terms of a license (in or out)


Public funds, fund raising, loans and debts

Examples :

− Definition of a business plan and development of a custom financial model
Introduction to private (business angels, VCs…) or public (regional or national funds) investors  and support throughout the fund raising process
Pitch preparation and coaching
 Negotiation of financing conditions (valuation, shareholders’ agreement…)

Bio4ward supports start-ups and companies

looking for high added value expertise on a temporary or long term basis

SMEs : need something precise?

Bio4ward undertakes a diagnosis of your challenges

Bio4ward helps you to address your need

in terms of support required and identifies the experts best suited to your situation.

Start-ups: starting your project ?

Bio4ward undertakes a diagnosis of your project

Bio4ward proposes to optimise your plan

and recommends, if relevant, a temporary or mid-term support of your development with specific experts from your industry.

Bio4ward is a single point of contact

for the support of start-ups and SMEs
so that bio-entrepreneurs can focus on their core business,
avoid the development pitfalls, and optimise
value creation

Customised support
Network of qualified experts
No obligation
Life sciences

Bio4ward is a unique combination of:

The experience and professionalism from major companies
The start-up culture and pragmatism

To the service of innovative life sciences companies

Leanne Hobbs

Market Access & Commercialisation

20 years of international experience across Pharmaceutical,
Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare
Expert in market access, commercial strategy, B2B marketing
& partnerships ; Start-up coach and mentor

Stéphane Milot

Finance & Fund raising

15 years experience in the healthcare sector

Co-founder of several start-ups

Over 50 M€ raised

Wim Tiest

R&D strategy & Portfolio management

25 years experience in big pharma and diagnostics at international level

Expert in project management, portfolio strategy and transversal operations management

“Bio4ward has been a strategic partner for over 2 years and has been involved in the company more like an associate than a service provider, by searching for custom and pragmatic solutions.”
“Bio4ward is a privileged partner to share ideas with the management of the company. Its major input is to allow an analysis of a project both on the human and economical aspects. In addition, Bio4ward has a great talent to propose the services of specialised consultants in our field of interest.”
“Bio4ward helped us to anticipate the global challenges linked to our development programme, and specifically to be better prepared for our future negotiations with major pharma players. We were thus able to consolidate our strategy and our positioning to optimise our chance of success.”
Nathalie AUZERIE-DUBON, CEO - JKphArma

Bio4ward offers you a diagnostic of your project

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Bio4ward helps you to qualify your needs
and to identify the best experts