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Lifecare AS

Joacim Holter

PI

Joacim Holter, CEO of Lifecare (male, 1st time participation to FET), is responsible for business development, finances and stakeholder relations. 

He’s experienced includes international business development bringing advanced technologies from R&D to a commercially mature level. 

Research Group

Andreas Pfützner

Andreas Pfützner, MD, PhD, CSO of Lifecare (male, 1st time participation to FET), is responsible for research and development of the Sencell implantable glucose sensor device. He has more than 30 years of experience in medical device development and is lecturing professor of clinical research and product development at the Technical University in Bingen, Germany.

Frank Flacke

Frank Flacke, PhD, VP R&D (male, 1st time participation to FET). He has background from diabetes treatment, device development, glucose sensing, m-health and behavior to support the medical affairs and device development aspects. He is responsible for technical medical lead and medical affairs activities, integrated care strategy and development of new devices.

Flacke was Vice-president Clinical Research and Clinical Operations, Director Artificial Pancreas Project Biodel Inc. 2006-2011.

Konstantin Kloppstech

Konstantin Kloppstech, PhD, VP Technology (male, 1st time participation to FET). Konstantin holds a PhD degree in physics from Oldenburg University. Konstantin is the responsible R&D manager with particular focus on the design and prototype manufacturing of the technology applications.

Sanja Ramljak

Sanja Ramljak, PhD, Clinical and regulatory management (female, 1st time participation to FET) will be responsible for pre-clinical activities and clinical activities (and event regulatory affairs). She holds a Post Doc at the German Primate Centre and a PhD in Molecular Biology at the University of Göttingen.

Activities

  • Lifecare will be responsible for and coordinate the development of the glucose sensors; Integrated, calibration-free, low-power, long-lasting (at least 3 years), intraperitoneal micro-sensor (expected size: 1 x 0.5 x 0.5 mm3) for glucose measurement.
  • Leader of WP2 (to develop an innovative ultra-small implantable sensor)
    1. Design and development of the implantable glucose sensing system with animal proof-of-Concept 
    2. Device optimization and introduction of wireless data transmission with final system accuracy evaluation in human subjects (patients and healthy volunteers)
    3. Design and development of the sensor data transfer protocol 1

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