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U+ announces the appointment of Alain Bindels as Managing Partner Europe

Alain Bindels has joined U+ as Managing Partner for Europe. The new appointment underscores the company’s commitment to expanding its presence and deepening its partnerships in Europe and beyond.

U+ announces the appointment of Alain Bindels as Managing Partner Europe

U+ is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Bindels as Managing Partner for the European region. This strategic move comes at a pivotal time for U+ as the company accelerates its expansion efforts and strengthens its position as a frontrunner in transforming digital ideas into tangible products and services.

Alain Bindels brings a wealth of experience in the field of innovation leadership with a distinguished career spanning over 14 years in the pharmaceutical industry. His extensive background includes leading innovation initiatives at Swiss multinational Roche, where he focused on future healthcare technologies and forged crucial partnerships with healthtech companies. Alain has been a driving force in digital transformation, instigating culture change and managing innovation accelerator programs with a particular emphasis on collaborating with digital health startups.

One of Alain's notable achievements includes spearheading the establishment of the first Digital Innovation Lab in Informatics at Roche, which has since evolved into a successful network of innovation labs worldwide. His expertise also extends to mentoring startups and participating in healthtech accelerator programs, where he offers valuable coaching, mentorship, and contributes to the selection of promising startups.

In his new role as Managing Partner Europe at U+, Alain Bindels will play a crucial part in steering the company's innovation efforts, leveraging his extensive experience to drive transformative projects and establish strategic partnerships across the European region.

"We are thrilled to welcome Alain Bindels to the U+ leadership team. His proven track record in innovation leadership and strategic collaborations makes him the ideal candidate to lead our expansion efforts in Europe," said Jan Beranek, founder and CEO of U+. "Alain's wealth of experience and commitment to driving digital transformation align perfectly with U+'s vision of empowering organizations to bring their digital ideas to life. We look forward to achieving new milestones under his leadership."

Alain Bindels commented, "I am excited to join U+ at this exciting juncture in its growth journey. U+ has already established itself as a key player in corporate venture building and investment, and I am eager to contribute to the company's success by driving innovation and forging impactful partnerships across Europe. Together, we will continue to transform ideas into reality and empower businesses to thrive in the digital era."

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