About us

About us

PharmaPlus Consultancy is an experienced advisor on pre-commercial stage biopharmaceutical in-licensing and out-licensing. We bring value to all stages of licensing transactions

Our offer

We identify, analyze, commercialize and valuate potential biopharmaceutical licensing opportunities

Out-licensing biopharmaceutical assets and technology for SME as well as startup companies. In-licensing technology scouting for medium-sized and big pharmaceutical companies. Our approach is always tailored specifically to your needs. We offer our services on a regional or worldwide basis

Our focus

Our experience covers multiple disease areas, including autoimmune disorders, blood & blood forming organs, bone disorders, cardiovascular disorders, CNS disorders, dermatology, eye disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, genetic disorders, infectious diseases, inflammatory disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, oncology, respiratory disorders, transplantation, vaccines, antibody technologies, cell therapy, imaging, specialty generics and diagnostics

Given the nature of our work, our client activities are strictly confidential


Karin Bakker is founder and principal of PharmaPlus Consultancy. She is a seasoned business development executive with both scientific and business knowledge and more than 25 years experience in business development, in-/out-licensing, technology scouting and licensing deals benchmarking for pre-commercial stage (bio)pharmaceuticals

Since 1996 Karin has consulted for a large variety of organizations with an interest in the life science sector. She approaches engagements with professionalism and persistence to help achieve performance on behalf of clients. Karin has concluded over USD 265 million in regional and worldwide biotechnology and pharma deals and has been central in up to USD 1 billion worth of transactions for clients

Previously Karin co-founded consultancy company Bakker & Pronk, delivering project management, disease management, reimbursement services and market studies for the Dutch market to clients like ALK-Abelló, Alliance Boots, Merck Organon (Merck & Co) Merck Serono and Sanofi

Karin worked at NPBI (Fresenius), where she was responsible for international business development and project management and facilitated the company’s first licensing deal for the US market. Karin is a pharmacist