Scientific and General Director, Cellenion
Guilhem studied Chemistry at the IUT of Montpellier, after an industrial placement at Unilever in Liverpool, he decided to further his study in the United Kingdom. There he undertook a Masters in Applied Chemistry from Kingston University and then received a PhD in high throughput Chemical Biology under the supervision of Professor Mark Bradley at the University of Edinburgh. After graduating he worked for several start-up companies. At Smart Holograms, he worked on the development of biosensors for glucose monitoring. At Altrika, he was project manager and developed biomaterials for stem cell culture and bacterial enrichment. In 2013, he decided to return to France and started working as sales manager and business developer for a German company called SCIENION AG. As part of this position, he established a business plan to investigate novel markets and applications related to precision cell dispensing. This latest assignment led to the creation of Cellenion in 2016, and his appointment as Scientific and Managing director. Cellenion is based in Lyon and specializes in the fields of bioprinting and single-cell isolation.