Covid update

Alexander Willemse, PhD, MSc

Alexander Willemse, PhD, MSc Chief Executive Officer send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2008 Before joining BioConnection, Alexander worked for several (pharmaceutical) companies. He started his career at Organon NV in 1998 and moved to OctoPlus in 2003 as managing...

Sjaak Stevense, MD

Sjaak Stevense, MD Director of Commercial Productions send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2008 Prior to joining BioConnection in 2008, Sjaak worked for over 25 years for several international(bio) pharmaceutical companies at various senior (mainly marketing)...

Marco Jaspers, PhD, MSc

Marco Jaspers, PhD, MSc Director Program Management & Business Development send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2014 Marco is a director at BioConnection responsible for both the Business Development of Clinical Drug Product Manufacturing. as well as for Program...

Dana Kalasek

Dana Kalasek HR Manager send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2017 I am an HR Manager with extensive HR experience (more than 27 years). I have worked for a multinational company, in different sectors of production to Research and Development. I have also worked in...

Rob van Rooij

Rob van Rooij, Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering Director Operations send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2016 Rob studied Chemical Engineering at the Avans University of applied science of Breda and obtained his Bachelor degree in 1980.After serving duty in...

Anna-Myra Koopmans

Anna-Myra Koopmans, Pharmacist. Director Quality Assurance and Qualified Person send a mail Joined BioConnection in 2016 Anna-Myra studied Pharmacy at the University of Utrecht where she obtained her Pharmacist-degree in 1991. From 1991 until 2015 Anna-Myra worked for...

Covid-19 update BioConnection

BioConnection has taken precautions related to the global outbreak of the Covid-19 virus. To start with; we are currently in full operation and running on-schedule with regard to our planned productions. Our production department is on full strength and we have no shortages of material(s) nor do we foresee them.

For our personnel we are following the guidelines as issued by the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM ( This means that people stay at home when they show (early) symptoms connected to Covid-19. Furthermore BioConnection employees work from home as much as possible. We avoid shaking hands and keep distance from each other. We take every precaution as advised to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 virus and will fully comply to the requests as stated and/or enforced by the authorities.

Our expansion project ( is running as planned to start GMP production in Q2 2021. We stay in close contact with our suppliers for the production equipment.

We review for Covid policy changes by the authorities on a daily base and adapt to them. If changes occur, this statement will be updated accordingly so you always have the latest information. In case you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via our general number or website. Current customers of BioConnection, can contact their dedicated program manager. In case you want BioConnection to become a partner in your development or manufacturing, please contact our Business Development department via

The BioConnection Management Team.

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