Joachim Eeckhout
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Joachim Eeckhout

Co-Founder & COO of, MS in Biotechnology & MS in Management of Innovation from University Paris-Dauphine and Mines ParisTech.

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7 Books to turn you into a Biotech Genius over the Summer

As summer is approaching its peak, we thought that you would like to discover some of the Biotech books we love the most. This list (without any particular order) will give you a broad choice of topics, from entrepreneurial journeys …

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Merck and Sigma-Aldrich: Together to solve the toughest problems in life science

In late 2015, the life science business of Merck joined forces with Sigma-Aldrich, bringing together two major life science players and completing the largest acquisition in the history of Merck KGaA, a leading science and technology company based in Darmstadt, …

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How did we increase the online traffic of this Biotech by 289%?

Helping Biotech companies being more visible is what we do every day, so here’s a case study of how we successfully helped GEG-Tech. GEG-Tech is specialized in customized design and production of lentiviral vectors, and last November we helped to get more visitors onto …


How to Integrate a Digital Notebook into your Lab?

Software solutions, such as digital notebooks, can help your laboratory save time and money. Imagine how easy life at the bench could be if all your data was stored in one app connected to every device! These solutions are becoming …


How did we grow from 0 to 40,000 Monthly Visitors in just 18 Months?

The first 18 months of our startup have been like a marathon for us, where each new visitor was like one more kilometer to conquer. Growing a digital media is not an easy task, especially if you want to build …


I tried the Amazon for labs, and it makes life way easier!

Ordering a kit for an experiment could quickly become a nightmare. There are an incredible amount of suppliers out there who are selling similar products that could greatly vary in price and quality. Finding a neutral review on these products is …


Today is World Lupus Day! Meet the people who are fighting this Rare disease

World Lupus Day is an initiative to increase the awareness around this disease which affects more than 5 million people worldwide. Last week in Paris, the biotech company Neovacs, which develops an innovative therapy against lupus, had gathered researchers, entrepreneurs …


Interview with Two Key People of the Fight Against Lupus

I was in Paris this week in the building of the Rare Disease Alliance, an association helping patients affected by a rare disease. The association lend their space to Neovacs, a biotech company from Paris, which was organising a gathering of experts of the …

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5 steps to Transform your Laboratory into an Automated Workspace!

Today’s laboratories work with a range of information sources – from samples, results, tests, storage, budget, client’s requests and so on. In this way, information finds itself at the heart of a lab, and is crucial for efficient research. Automation and digitalization of …


Significant doubts about Welsh Government handling of Biotech VC fund

The Wales Life Sciences Fund was intended to attract Biotechs and Pharma to this part of the UK – but the governmental oversight of the establishment of this £50M fund has been criticised  in a report by the Wales Audit Office… [Editor’s …

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High Quality Grade plasmids for a better gene therapy

Quality of RNA and viral vectors used in clinical trials is subject to strict regulation. Plasmids that are needed for production of these complex molecules are also on authorities’ radar. German-based biotech PlasmidFactory, delivers the right solution with its High …

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Why will the Future of Biotech Media will be Digital?

Print Media are having a hard time since the explosion of digital content and Biotech Media are having the same problem. As a representative of Biotech Digital Media, we believe that the future of our field is online. Here’s some explanation on …