Benoit BARTEAU (PhD) is Senior Investment Manager in the Life Sciences Department of Bpifrance Investissement. Since 2014, he has been involved in around 10 investment deals. Prior to Bpifrance, Benoit has gained over 7 years of biotech experience in various positions. In 2007, as a scientist, he joined the start-up In-Cell-Art where he co-discovered a vaccine candidate, developed an antibody production service and was co-author of 9 scientific articles. In 2010, as scientific and business development Manager of In-cell-Art, he was involved in the pre-clinical development of a vaccine candidate and developed antibody sales, contributing to the significant growth the company over the period. Benoit holds a Master Degree in Biotechnology Engineering from the University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), a PhD in immunology from the University of Nantes and an executive Master in Finance from IAE Paris.