Our Team

Alexandre Motta, PhD. Founder and Director.

Alexandre is an immunlogist with 10 years experience in academic research in various universities and research centers: Lyon, Paris (Fance), Utrecht and Groningen (The Netherlands). He then worked for 11 years in a global industry setting, within the strategic science group of Unilever R&D. In 2018, he founded IMcoMET B.V. to develop the concept of microenvironment transfer and translate it into a therapeutic innovation.

Paul Oranje, MSc. Technology Officer.

Paul is specialized in cell and molecular biology assay development and drug discovery. He started in a Biotech startup and pursued his carrier within Unilever R&D. In 2014, he obtained his MSc in Drug Innovation from Utrecht University. He joined IMcoMET in 2019 as Technology Officer.

Varsha Thakoersing, PhD. Business developer.

Varsha is a skin expert with 12 years of experience in academia, fast moving consumer goods, and the pharmaceutical industry. After obtaining her PhD on skin barrier function in 2011 from the University of Leiden (NL), she became research manager at Unilever R&D to strengthen the personal care portfolio. She then moved to the pharmaceutical industry (Astellas) as clinical trial material manager. Varsha joined IMcoMET in May 2019.

IMcoMET is supported by the Province of South Holland