Francois L'Eplattenier, PhD

Prof Francois L'Eplattenier - Scientific Partner

Francois L'Eplattenier, a Scientific Partner of Aravis, was Chairman of the Novartis Venture Fund and member of the Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch Immunology Fund Scientific Advisory Board. He was Chairman of the Centre Suisse d'Électronique et de Microtechnique, of Cytos Biotechnology and Gene Data.

Until 1996, Francois L'Eplattenier acted as member of Ciba Geigy's Group Executive Committee. Prior to his appointment as Head of the Research and Development of Plastics, Pigments and Additives division (1981 to 1988) he was appointed Head of Central Research (1977 to 1981), after joining Geigy as a research chemist in 1969.