sitem-insel AG

Nadine C. Martin

Promoting Services, Head of Innovation Management


Dr. Nadine C. Martin is in charge of Innovation Management at sitem-insel AG since 2015. Her particular interests go to Open Innovation in the Life Science sector and how to foster interdisciplinary collaboration for the benefit of translating ideas and research results faster. Nadine is also Vice-President of the Board of the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) since 2015. She is an expert judge and mentor at MassChallenge Switzerland since 2016 and a Mentor at SwissCompanyMakers since 2018. 

She holds an MD and a specialist degree in Anaesthesiology from the University of Louvain. She practised in Belgium and in Switzerland and performed specialised trainings in UK, Germany, Spain and Nepal. To satisfy her curiosity in research, she moved into the pharmaceutical industry in 1993. She acquired a Swiss FMH specialist degree in pharmaceutical medicine in 1999 while holding various local and global director and VP positions in large and middle-sized international companies. Over the years she covered the many topics of pharmaceutical medicine such as clinical research, drug safety and risk management, medical affairs, translational medicine, regulatory affairs, business development and due diligence projects. She also served as tutor to trainees in pharmaceutical medicine. After 20+ years experience in the pharmaceutical industry, she acquired a certificate in Innovation Management from LIMAK University of Linz 2015.