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Ron Dirks, PhD, CEO

Ron Dirks is a molecular biologist with extensive experience in developing research models. He has worked on a broad range of subjects, including cancer genes, eye development and cellular stress. He joined ZF-screens in 2008 where he was managing director before joining FG-Technologies in 2017.

Hans Jansen, PhD, CTO

Hans Jansen is an experienced molecular biologist who has worked on different topics such as gene promoters, plant embryogenesis, and early animal embryonic development. He joined ZF-screens in 2007 where he managed general lab affairs and introduced nanopore sequencing technology in 2014 before joining FG-Technologies in 2017.

Martje Batenburg-Jespers, Msc, Controller

Martje Batenburg-Jespers is an experienced manager of financial affairs. She has financially managed many large EU grants at the Hubrecht institute and Leiden University and was controller at ZF-screens. She has joined FG-Technologies in 2017.