Since 2022 Jos Putker supports various startups as Startup Business Coach at StartLife. With his background in molecular sciences and expertise in food & biotech industry, he fits within the team. Jos brings in business knowledge from the multinationals Corbion and DSM (Food Specialties) as well as from a medium-sized company Kaasmerk Matec (a subsidiary from FrieslandCampina) for which he worked in total of 30 years in various (senior) management positions. The entrepreneurs that he coaches at StartLife benefit from his knowledge and experience in business development and strategy formulation.
In addition to his time invested in StartLife’s startups, Jos is Senior Project Manager Food at Oost NL (East Netherlands Development Agency) since 2021. He is primarily concerned with Business Development, strengthening Food & Biotech business cases within and after Market Readiness and Investor Readiness programs. Further Jos is active as Business Innovation Coach for the European Innovation Council.