ABOUT THE COMPANY
WHO WE ARE
BioHealing® is an innovative biotechnological company ranking among the european leaders in the area of research and development of placenta and amniotic membrane derived products intended for advanced treatment. The company was formed as a spin-off of two companies; PrimeCell Advanced Therapy and National Cell and Tissue Center. The platform for growth was initially set by a team of physicians and scientists who have allocated many years to research and development in finding the appropriate applications for the use of perinatal tissues in development of novel advanced medicinal products.
- Amniotic membrane for ophthalmology
- Czech patent Nr. 307603
- Observation study CZ + SK
- Market entryCZ + SK
- Recommended opinions of 4 Czech and 3 Slovak professional societies
- Obtained Seal of excellence
- 37 CZ centers 20 SK centers
- Start of development of AMNIOINJECT
- European patent Nr. 3505196
- Úhrada výkonu č.13067
- Licence Sale CZ
- Start of expansion PL + A
- MPO CFF grant, project IVVTA, project budget 28 mil. CZK
- Application of AMNIODERM in PL and A with excellent results
- Grant MPO, project UMBIFIX, project budget 8 mil. CZK, partner Mendel University
- Start of development of AMNIOPATIC A
- Starting the study of the effectiveness of AD in the case of Epidermolysis bullosa
- CE-Freeze-dried amniotic membrane in the treatment of non-healing wounds: a prospective, international, multicentric parallel controlled study.
- R&D: UMBIFIX, AMNIOPATIC, AMNIDROP, TBD
- BH Capacity expansion 4M
VISION AND GOALS
„To become a leading global biotech firm focused on research & development of high efficacy perinatal tissue-based products intended for a wide range of medical indications“
Mgr. Iveta Schmiedová
Chief Executive Officer
Mgr. Iveta Schmiedová, Director of Biohealing s.r.o., has many years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in tissue transplantology. She is a key figure in determining the direction of onward product development and the direction of BioHealing as a whole.
Bc. Stefan Savic
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.
MUDr. Elen Šťastná
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.
Mgr. Alena Děmbickaja
Head of Manufacturing and Development
Mgr. Alena Děmbickaja 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.
Alena studied Systematic Biology and Ecology at the University of Ostrava, where she was involved in research into viruses, bacteria, and tissue cultures within the Research Group headed by prof. MSc. Vyacheslav Jurchenko, Ph.D. As part of her work for the research group, she shared in the discovery and characterisation of a new virus.
PharmDr. Ľudmila Kišeľáková
Medical Area Manager
PharmDr. Ľudmila Kišeláková, MBA, is Medical Area Manager in the BioHealing team. In this position, she is primarily responsible for communication with our European KOLs and for training key workplaces and developing cooperation with them.
Ludmila studied pharmacy at Comenius University in Bratislava. Then, after graduating, she worked for several international pharmaceutical companies. She also headed the Slovak branch of NovoNordisk for several years. She gained experience in her previous jobs that means she is now helping to bring our unique products to patients all over Europe.
Bc. Beata Kozová
Deputy Head of Manufacturing and Development
Bc. Beata Kozová is an integral part of our processing team and Deputy Head of Processing and Development. Beata ensures and monitors all the routine processes necessary for production and development.
Back Office Assistant
Kristýna Šindelářová is the final member of the Value Creation Team at BioHealing. As Backoffice Assistant, she provides support and work facilities for all BioHealing employees.
Kristýna gained her work experience, focusing on precise organisation and team support, in previous jobs, for example when participating in the management of an aviation school or as an instructor at an international corporation.
4MEDi – Biotechnologický park
Dr. Slabihoudka 6232/11
708 52 Ostrava – Poruba
SEAL OF EXCELENCE