The MIMETAS team
MIMETAS is run by a highly motivated team, including over 15 Ph.D.'s. We are a true bio-tech company, combining strong biological expertise with engineering and microtechnology. We're also proud to be an equal opportunities employer with similar percentages women and men and employees with many different cultural backgrounds and over ten different nationalities. The company is headed by Jos Joore and Paul Vulto, who are both founders and CEO.
Jos Joore - CEO and co-founder
Jos Joore is a biotech entrepreneur with over 18 years of executive level bio-business experience and 8 years in biosciences. As co-managing director and co-founder of MIMETAS, Jos closed deals with most top-10 pharma companies, secured series A and B investment rounds and enabled mass production & global marketing of OrganoPlates. Previously, he has held managerial positions within biotech companies Pepscan, Skyline Diagnostics, Kreatech and Westburg. Jos holds a masters degree in Biology, a Ph.D. in Developmental Biology and a cum laude masters degree in Business Marketing.
Paul Vulto - CEO and co-founder
As co-managing director and co-founder of MIMETAS, Paul closed deals with most top-10 pharma companies, secured series A and B investment rounds and enabled mass production & global marketing of OrganoPlates. Before founding MIMETAS, Paul worked for the high-tech company Silicon Biosystems in Bologna, the Institute for Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg and the Leiden Academic Centre for Drug Research, Leiden University. Paul holds a cum laude masters degree in Biomedical Engineering and a cum laude Ph.D. degree in Microsystems Engineering.
Jacquelien ten Dam - CFO
Jacquelien joined Mimetas in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer where she is responsible for the Corporate Development and Finance activities. Prior to joining Mimetas she worked at Picnic, one of the most disruptive start-ups in the Netherlands, playing a key role in accelerating the company’s B2B business. She led the team that provides big data consultancy and ecommerce advice to FMCG companies such as PepsiCo, Unilever and AB InBev. Jacquelien started her career at Kempen & Co where she advised in 40 international capital market transactions including IPOs, secondary fundraisings and M&A transactions for companies such as Galapagos, ALK and QIAGEN. Jacquelien holds an MSc. degree from Leiden University in Biomedical Sciences. She has lived and worked in the US (UCLA), India (Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories) and the Netherlands.
Bas Trietsch - CTO and co-founder
Bas Trietsch is the CTO and co-founder of MIMETAS. He is co-inventor of the OrganoPlate®, optimized it towards a mass manufacturable product and enabled the establishment of MIMETAS’ production facility. He developed the initial tissue models on the OrganoPlate® and continues to support assay development in the OrganoPlate®. As CTO he currently drives the product development of the OrganoPlate® and its peripheral equipment. Bas holds a masters degree and Ph.D. in biopharmaceutical sciences from Leiden University and co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications and patents.