Vincent Baeyens is a recognized expert with 20+ years of experience in global Research and Development of innovative ophthalmic medical devices and drugs, including formulation, preservative-free products and technologies, stability,
nonclinical studies and clinical development programs.
He is currently Senior Director of Clinical Operations EMEA at Santen.
He holds a Pharmacist degree from the University of Louvain in Belgium and has achieved a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, ophthalmology at the University of Geneva on the development of topical bioadhesive ophthalmic drug delivery systems.
He was Associate Director Ophthalmology R&D at TRB Chemedica International SA, where he led the global Research and Development division of Ophthalmology.
He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals.
Recently he won the Laureate of the Santen Global R&D Award – 2017 for his achievements in the uveitis program.
Finally, he developed and implemented the Santen competency framework with the clinical operations function.