ABOUT THE COMPANY

WHO WE ARE

BioHealing® is a biotech company, formed as a spin-off of PrimeCell Advanced Therapy and National Cell and Tissue Center. The Technology platform was initially developed by a team of physicians and scientists who have allocated many years to research and development in finding the appropriate features of perinatal tissues in development of novel advanced medicinal products.

2012

  • Amniotic membrane for ophthalmology

2017

  • AMNIODERM® – diabetic foot ulcers treatment; developed, approved

2018

  • Czech patent Nr. 307603
  • Market entryCZ + SK

2019

  • Obtained Seal of excellence
  • DFU application availability- 37 CZ clinics + 20 SK clinics

2020

  • European patent Nr. 3505196
  • Grants AMNIODERM exclusive licence and distribution for CZ to Zentiva for DFU

2021

  • AMNIODERM first patients in Poland and Austria with excellent results

2022

  • Retrospective-prospectiv clinical trial: Freeze-dried amniotic membrane in the treatment of non-healing wounds; EUDAMED Nr. CIV-SK-22-10-041146
  • Company processing capacity expansion in bioincubator 4Medi
  • Grants AMNIODERM exclusive licence and distribution for Germany, Great Britain, Poland, Slovakia, Croatia and Switzerland  of the EU to ZENTIVA for DFU
  • Grants AMNIODERM exclusive licence and distribution for Jordan  to TDS for DFU
  • BIOHEALING- IBM Company of the Year 2022 competition in Czechia

WHAT WE DO

Scientific and commercial activities of the company are mainly focused on in-depth analysis of global healthcare trends with an aim of developing modern, safe, and high efficacy treatment solutions for a range of indications where available standards do not match patients needs. More…

OUR TEAM

Michal Zahradnicek, M. Eng., MBA

Founder

 

Iveta Schmiedová, M.Sc.

Chief Scientific Officer

Mgr. Iveta Schmiedová is Chief Scientific Officer at BioHealing and she is one of the founding employees of BioHealing. With her many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in tissue transplantology is a key figure in determinatiton and direction of new amnio based products development.

Mgr. Iveta Schmiedová is Chief Scientific Development Officer at BioHealing and she is one of the founding employees of BioHealing. With her many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in tissue transplantology is a key figure in determinatiton and direction of new amnio based products development.

Stefan Savic, B.Sc.

Global Business Development Officer

Bc. Stefan Savic holds the position of Global Business Development Officer at BioHealing, a key figure in establishing relations with business partners and determining the strategy for the growth and expansion of the company. 

Stefan studied Economics at Concordia University in Montreal and International Business at Grenoble Ecole de Management. He gained his work experience with multinational companies in the sphere of M&A and corporate finance, where he participated in key transactions in relation to the energy industry, the automotive industry, aviation, and IT.

Elen Šťastná, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

MUDr. Elen Šťastná is Medical Director at BioHealing. In this position, she is involved in the development of new products and their clinical application. As an expert in preventive medicine and in improving the quality of human life, she is engaged in several important projects in this field.

Elen studied medicine at Charles’ University in Prague and was a doctor at the Internal Medicine Department of the Central Military Hospital (Ústřední vojenská nemocnice) in Prague for several years. Elen is chair of the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (Nadační fond regenerativní medicíny) and was also the president of Soroptimist International Prague-world, a prestigious women’s organisation that works directly with organisations such as the UN, UNESCO, and the Council of Europe.

Alena Děmbickaja, M.Sc.

Chief Operation Officer

Mgr. Alena Děmbickaja is Chief Operation Officer, a key member of production team at BioHealing. In this position, she provides both operational and strategic leadership in the manufacturing of perinatal tissue-based products.

Alena studied Systematic Biology and Ecology at the University of Ostrava. During her studies she was engaged in research on the parasite of the genus Leishmania in the laboratory under the guidance of Prof. Yurchenko. In her master thesis she studied telomeres in L. mexicana and gene knock-out using CRISPR/Cas9 method.

Beata Kozová, B.Sc.

Head of Processing

Bc. Beata Kozová is Head of the Processing and Development of Perinatal Tissue Products. In this position, she guides routine production processes and leads the development of new products and their transfer to the production process, and subsequently to patients.

Beata graduated in Biomedical Engineering at the Technical University of Ostrava. She gained her further work experience during her work at the dialysis centre in Třinec and Český Těšín.

Lucia Pištorová, M. Eng.

Head of Regulatory Affairs

Ing. Lucia Pištorová manages the maintenance and improvement of the effectiveness of the quality management system (QMS) implemented in BioHealing s.r.o., in accordance with the requirements of quality standards, ensures the creation of a current and correct quality assurance system in the company in relation to its activities and is responsible for it.

Lucia graduated from the Alexander Dubček University in Trenčín, Faculty of Mechatronics, majoring in Production Quality Management. She started her professional career in the automotive industry where she worked for more than 10 years. She has extensive experience in various areas of quality in production and development of new products not only in the automotive industry, but also in biomedical and biotechnological companies.

Eva Kučerová, D.Sc.

Regulatory

RNDr. Eva Kučerová holds the postition of Regulatory at BioHealing. Her key
responsibilities are preparation and processing of registration documentation
and its submission to local authorities.

RESEARCH & CLINICAL PARTNERS

CONTACTS

BioHealing

4MEDi – Biotechnologický park
Dr. Slabihoudka 6232/11
708 00 Ostrava – Poruba

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