Sofinnova Partners

Sofinnova Partners invests in start-ups, early-stage companies, corporate spin-offs and occasionally restarts. Our focus is on life sciences. We proactively source deals, take a lead role, we are most often the first institutional investor in Round A financings, and we lead our portfolio companies until exit. We sit on the boards of our portfolio companies and play an active role as from the formation phase alongside our entrepreneurs. Sofinnova invests throughout Europe from our headquarters in Paris with a portion of our investments made in the rest of the world.

HQParis, FR
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Sofinnova Partners was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Paris, FR

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Key People/Management at Sofinnova Partners

Rafaèle Tordjman

Rafaèle Tordjman

Managing Partner
Denis Lucquin

Denis Lucquin

Managing Partner
Graziano Seghezzi

Graziano Seghezzi

Managing Partner, Partner
Antoine Papiernik

Antoine Papiernik

Monique Saulnier

Monique Saulnier

Managing Partner & CFO
Henrijette Richter

Henrijette Richter

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Sofinnova Partners Office Locations

Sofinnova Partners has an office in Paris
Paris, FR (HQ)
7 Boulevard Haussmann
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Sofinnova Partners News and Updates

Sofinnova Partners closes crossover fund at €445 Million

Paris, London and Milan-based Sofinnova Partners has recently announced the closing of their oversubscribed late-stage healthcare crossover fund at €445 Million. This now comprises the largest crossover investor dedicated late-stage biopharma and medtech fund in Europe. Sofinnova is expected to Main…

Noema Pharma raises CHF54 million in Series A financing round led by Sofinnova Partners and Polaris Partners

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Noema Pharma (‘Noema”) AG, a Swiss clinical-stage company targeting orphan neurological disorders, today announced it has successfully concluded an oversubscribed Series A financing round, raising CHF54 million ($59 million USD) to fund further…

Sofinnova Partners leads Series A round for DMC

DMC, an early-stage biotech company, has secured an undisclosed amount of Series A funding. Sofinnova Partners led the round.

Sofinnova Partners recruits Bhaman as partner

Sofinnova Partners, a European life sciences venture firm, has appointed Maina Bhaman as a partner. Previously, she worked at Touchstone Innovations where she was director of healthcare investment.

Sofinnova Partners appoints Seghezzi as managing partner

Sofinnova Partners has named Graziano Seghezzi as a managing partner. Seghezzi first joined the venture firm in 2001.

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Medtech Accelerator Sofinnova MD Start III Launches a Call for early stage Medical Device Projects

PARIS, France – June 8, 2021 - Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences venture capital firm based in Paris, London and Milan, announced today that its medtech accelerator, Sofinnova MD Start III, is launching a call for early-stage projects. Sofinnova MD Start III is part of the Sofi…

Abivax reports excellent efficacy and safety of ABX464 in phase 2b clinical trial in ulcerative colitis and plans to proceed to phase 3

PARIS, France, May 24, 2021 – 6:30 pm (CEST) – Abivax SA (Euronext Paris: FR0012333284 – ABVX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel therapies that modulate the immune system to treat chronic inflammatory diseases, viral infections, and cancer, announces positive phase 2b clini…

Protera Appoints Novozymes Executive Thomas Videbaek As Chair of the Board of Directors and Non-Executive Board Member

SANTIAGO, CHILE and PARIS, FRANCE / ACCESSWIRE / April 6, 2021 / Protera, an AI-driven startup designing and developing new proteins to enable a wide range of natural and sustainable solutions, announced today it has appointed Novozymes senior executive Thomas Videbaek as Chair of the Board of Direc…

Inotrem Bolsters Leadership Team With the Appointment of Sven Zimmermann as New CEO

March 24, 2021 03:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time   PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inotrem, an advanced clinical stage biotech company specialized in immunotherapies for acute and chronic inflammatory syndromes, announced today the appointment of Sven Zimmermann as Chief Executive Officer, effective…

Moon Surgical and King’s College London Announce Strategic Partnership to Develop Machine Learning for Computer-Assisted Surgery

King’s College London’s pioneering research in artificial intelligence & data analytics will strengthen Moon Surgical’s innovative Maestro platformParis, London & San Francisco – March 23rd, 2021. Moon Surgical and King’s College London, School of Biomedical Engineering & Imaging Sci…

Abivax publishes data of ABX464 induction and long-term maintenance phase 2a ulcerative colitis study in the prestigious journal 'Gastroenterology'

Peer-reviewed article confirms the quality and robustness of clinical data and the good safety and durable efficacy of once daily oral ABX464 in moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC) patientsRecruitment of subsequent phase 2b induction study in 254 patients with ABX464 in UC completed in De…
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Sofinnova Partners Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Sofinnova Partners founded?

    Sofinnova Partners was founded in 1972.

  • Who are Sofinnova Partners key executives?

    Sofinnova Partners's key executives are Rafaèle Tordjman, Denis Lucquin and Graziano Seghezzi.

  • Where is Sofinnova Partners headquarters?

    Sofinnova Partners headquarters is located at 7 Boulevard Haussmann, Paris.

  • Where are Sofinnova Partners offices?

    Sofinnova Partners has an office in Paris.

  • How many offices does Sofinnova Partners have?

    Sofinnova Partners has 1 office.