Strategic funding support

About the programme
About the programme
We are here to help you to get more funding to do groundbreaking research. Read more about the goals of the Strategic Funding Support programme.
How it works
How it works
From a solid Foundation, we work in three pillars to get the most out of the different funding opportunities that are available in the field of oncology. Read more about how we can help you.

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Alexander Turkin

Alexander Turkin

Business Development

Alexander’s educational background is in physics (BSc) and nanoscience (MSc). His growing fascination for biology and medicine led him to pursue a PhD in biophysics at the University of Groningen. Subsequently, he decided to continue his journey in the Life Sciences branch as a Business Consultant. In this role he was helping both academic and industrial parties to obtain funding, establish partnerships, build consortia, do market research and develop commercialisation plans. At Oncode, Alexander intends to leverage this expertise to support Oncode Researchers with company creation, acquiring funding, establishing collaborations and with other valorization strategies, ultimately creating impact for society.


Business Development
Veerle Fleskens

Veerle Fleskens

Business Development

Veerle is a molecular biologist by training, specialized in molecular immunology. She obtained her PhD from Utrecht University at the University Medical Center Utrecht, followed by postdoctoral research at King’s College London. After several years as a life sciences and business consultant, she joined Oncode Institute as Business Development Manager. Here she supports Oncode Investigators to develop valorization strategies and translate their scientific findings to truly benefit society. Furthermore, she uses her expertise to initiate public-private partnerships and provide support for funding applications to all Oncode Researchers.


Business Development