Detection, Financing Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Office
Dr. Daniel Larzul,
Head of Office
The Detection, Financing of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Office is involved in early identification of innovative research projects that may lead to applications. The identification of new opportunities requires a proactive approach internally rooted in a good understanding of the most fundamental research in order to transpose novel findings into applications with high societal or economic impact.
The Detection, Financing of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Office helps scientists to target internal seed funding to support the maturation of certain projects, and facilitate access to external funding, in particular collaborating with public/private partnerships.
Dr. Larzul PhD joined the Technology Transfer and Industrial Partnership Department in 2018 as head of the Detection, Financing of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Office. Daniel Larzul gained his first industrial experience when he joined the pharmaceutical company Ipsen, then contributed to the creation of the molecular diagnostics startup BioInnova. He subsequently joined Texcell, the Institut Pasteur Viral Safety Laboratory, as Head of the Molecular Biology Laboratory, becoming Scientific Director and finally Director from 1995 to 2003. This service laboratory working for the pharmaceutical and MedTech industry became a company and left the Paris campus in 2003. From 2000 to 2014, Daniel Larzul led the Scientific Coordination Department in the Institut Pasteur's Technology Transfer and Industrial Partnership Department. From 2014 to 2017, he was Assistant Vice President Development – Grants Office and Head of the Mapping and Scientific Communications Department (SCCS).