Jasper Van Hoorick

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Jasper Van Hoorick

Jasper Van Hoorick

Chief Executive Officer

Jasper Van Hoorick, PhD, is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BIO INX. He has a background in polymer chemistry. In 2014, he received an Agoria award for his chemical master thesis on tissue engineering applications. In 2015 he obtained an FWO (Research Foundation Flanders) grant for a PhD project at Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He focused on the development of biodegradable polymer materials for ocular tissue regeneration. A large part of this research focused on the development and processing of materials using multiphoton lithography. In 2018 he aided in consolidating FWO funding to develop the corneal membranes towards (pre)clinical applications. In 2019 he graduated summa cum laude with felicitations of the jury as PhD at Ghent University and Vrije Universiteit Brussel. This achievement was also crowned with a SOLVAY award in 2020. At the end of his PhD, he secured funding towards the launch of a spin off company,  BIO INX, which was launched in 2022.

 

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