Graduated in 2004 as master in bio-engineering at the university of Brussels.
Martijn Baeten started as scientific research associate at Beta-Cell N.V., a company involved in xenotransplantation for diabetes in 2005.
In 2008 he started working as a scientist on cancer immunology at the University of Brussels. Martijn Baeten was also the head of the core facility flow cytometry at the University of Brussels.
From 2011 he started working as a GLP inspector at the Institute of Public Health (called Sciensano since 2018). He is also an internal auditor for ISO 17025 & 15189 and ISO 9001 for Sciensano. At the moment, he is also involved in the implementation of a ISO 27001 quality system.
As member of the Belgium GLP monitorate, he was also involved in the drafting of the new OECD document on computerised system. He is also an active member of the OECD GLP working group and steering group for OECD training courses for GLP inspectors.
As member of the steering group for OECD training courses, he presented several topics during the OECD training courses for GLP inspectors in 2013 (Tokyo), 2015 (Hyderabad), 2017 (Krakow) and 2019 (Cape Town). Topics covered included “Use of computerized systems in GLP”, “Equipment, material and reagents”, “Roles and responsibilities”, “QA program”. As trainer, he also prepared and gave several workshops on IT validation in GLP, Conducting study audits, Study Reconstruction & Data Integrity….
Since September 2019, he coordinates the working of the Belgian GLP monitorate.