Why Connectem

Because we are specialized in connecting business. We encourage new aliances. New relationships. All with the same objective: to open new markets, to take advantage of opportunities, and make your business grow.

Time to connections. Connect now


We offer customized solutions. Because every business needs its own project. Its own connections. And we do it with full and specialized services.

  • Consulting Services

    Interim Management

    Business development

    Company Strategy

    Marketing & Sales Strategy

    Project valuation

  • Distribution

    Market research

    Selection of best distribution Partners

    Final deal negotiation

    Closure of Agreements

  • Licensing

    Scouting of potencial technologies and products

    IP and technology valuation

    Pricing to optimize the mix of upfront and royalty payments

    Development of dossier or information package

    Negotiation of terms and conditions.

  • Venture Capital

    We are connected to the major Life Science and Healthcare VC companies and family offices in Europe, Asia and Middle East

    Fund raising for VC funds

    Devestment of company shares in VC funds

    VC financing for start-ups (seed and growth stage)

    We help start-ups to write a professional business plan, contact VC funds, and assist negotiations until final round is closed

  • Merger and Acquisition

    Search for target companies


    Setting of objectives

    Due dilingence, including IP and technology valuation

    Final deal negotiation

  • Regulatory

    CE mark for Medical Device and IVD companies

    Registration of pharmaceutical companies

    Reimbursement in EU

    Health claims in the EU

    We work with one of the most important Spanish Regulatory Consulting company as a partner.

Relationships only harm the one who has none

Meet the team

Experts. Executives. Facilitators. And with the best global contacts. Our team. Your team.

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    Karim Balan,

    Managing Partner and Co-Founder

    Prior to joining Connectem, he spent more than 25 years in the biotechnological, pharmaceutical and medical device industry, covering various international positions in European and American companies. Dr. Balan has also a sound track record in founding start- up companies, rising venture capital and completing licensing and M&A deals worlwide. He holds a Master degree in Chemistry from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Max- Planck- Institute of Biochemistry, in Munich.
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    Enrique Sánchez, MBA

    Managing Partner and Co-Founder

    He has held several top management positions in Marketing and Sales in European and American companies during more than 25 years. He has succesfullly managed international business in the IVD and Biotech markets through independent distributors network, and also executed Due Diligence and M&A worlwide. Mr. Sanchez holds a BS in Biology from the University of Barcelona and completed postgraduate studies in Executive Management and International Business in IESE Business School.

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News to share. Posts to know what is happening in Healthcare Business. Right now.

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    Connectem’s latest news and posts.

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    In Vitro Diagnostics releases.
    Companies and Alliances

  • medical-devices


    New products. New technologies.
    Partnerships and Business.

  • biotech


    Research. Licensing opportunities
    New Applications.

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