2024 Amsterdam Life Sciences breakfast seminar


The Life Sciences breakfast seminar: M&A and Funding in Life Sciences is hosted through the cooperation of Pedersen & Partners and CMS.

We look forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam on April 10, from 08:00 to 11:00 am to an inspiring morning with interesting discussions on M&A and funding in the Life Sciences.

With a panel of high executives, we will discuss the recent developments, pitfalls, learnings, and investment environment in this vibrant sector. The audience will bring together senior decision-makers from leading life sciences companies, and (private) investors in the sector.


  • Pieter van Duijvenvoorde – Partner, Corporate / M&A Practice, CMS Amsterdam
  • Ellen Gielen - Partner, Head of Lifesciences & Healthcare, CMS Amsterdam
  • Lydia vdMeulen - Client Partner, Pedersen & Partners


  • Eliane Schutte – CEO, Xeltis
  • Erik van den Berg - CEO, Memo Therapeutics AG (Former AM Pharma)
  • Martijn Boot - Head of Legal, Brocacef
  • Jan Groen - CEO, Intravacc Jos Lunenberg - CEO, Surfix Diagnostics
  • Koenraad Wiedhaup - CEO, Leyden Labs