About Us

Our history

BIOMAPAS CRO Establishment in Lithuania Launch of Phase I-IV Clinical Research Services in Baltics First Clinical Trial in Belarus Clinical Trials with Biological/Biosimilar Products Launch of Full-Scope Pharmacovigilance Services Launch of Regulatory Affairs Services ISO 9001:2008 Certification Launch of Clinical Safety / Medical Monitoring Services Office Establishment in Russia and Georgia Office Establishment in Switzerland Office Establishment in Ukraine
ISO 9001:2015
Re-certification

What we do

Biomapas provides Clinical Trials, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Writing, and Pharmacovigilance services.

We are a team of international professionals supporting Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Biotech Companies for more than 15 years.

Our Mission

To combine the strength of our expertise, experience, and high quality deliverables to advance clinical development, market access and post-approval support to the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industries improving health of patients.

Biomapas is a full-service clinical research organization (CRO) providing Phase I-IV Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, Medical Writing and Pharmacovigilance services for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. Our expertise spans through various therapeutic areas, such as oncology, CNS disorders, cardiovascular diseases, rheumatology, pulmonology, cardiology, dermatology, etc.

 

Board members

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Vidmantas Fokas, MD, PhD

Chief of the Board, Co-founder

Vidmantas Fokas has co-founded CRO Biomapas in 2001. Before becoming Chief of the Board, Vidmantas has been leading Biomapas as a Managing Director for over 10 years. His expertise includes clinical development strategies in EU and CIS, as well as extensive knowledge in business management. As a Chief of the Board, Vidmantas oversees business development, financial and commercial operations in order to provide his input in company's growth. With substantial knowledge in pharmaceutical industry, Eastern European and CIS markets, Vidmantas has highly contributed to the expansion of Biomapas into the CIS region. Being an urologist by training, Vidmantas also holds a Doctor degree of Medicine.

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Prof. Audrius Sveikata, MD, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Member of the Board, Co-founder

Audrius Sveikata has over 20 years of experience in clinical research and regulatory affairs, holding executive positions within competent authorities, academia, pharmaceutical industry and professional associations. His expertise includes design and implementation of clinical development plans and regulatory strategies in EU. Prior to co-founding CRO Biomapas, Audrius was Head of Clinical Assessors unit at State Medicines Control Agency of Lithuania. As a professor of pharmacology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Audrius was involved in teaching and science with specialization in neuro-psychopharmacology. He is active as a lecturer in various life science conferences, a co-author of over 50 scientific publications.

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Gytis Bendorius, MD, MM

Member of the Board

Gytis Bendorius has joined CRO Biomapas as a Member of the Board in 2014. Gytis has over 20 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, business management and strategic planing. Prior to joining Biomapas Board, Gytis has been holding lead positions and serving as a Commerce and Managing Director at Tamro Lithuania and Tamro Baltics (PHOENIX group company), General Manager at Neptuno Vandenys JSC, Chairman of the Board of Lithuanian Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Association. At present, Gytis is a Managing Director at MediFocus JSC. Gytis is a medical doctor by training and also holds a Master degree of Management obtained at ISM University of Management and Economics.

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Vilius Fokas, BSc

Member of the Board

Vilius Fokas has joined CRO Biomapas as a Member of the Board in 2014. Vilius has more than 10 years of experience in financial management and strategy, spanning from working in the field of auditing for EY to fast paced technology companies, such as Adform. At present, Vilius is a Finance Manager Nordics at Avon Cosmetics. Vilius holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics obtained at the University of Essex.

Management team

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Chief Executive Officer
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Chief Financial Officer
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Quality Assurance Director
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Human Resources Director
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Business Development Associate Director
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Clinical Operations Director
IndreIndre Dryziene
Clinical Operations Director
(Maternity leave since March, 2017)
MindaugasMindaugas Broga
Regulatory Affairs Director
MartynasMartynas Juzenas
Pharmacovigilance Director
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RA and PV Manager, CIS
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Country Manager, Switzerland
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Country Manager, Georgia
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Country Manager, Russia
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Country Manager, Ukraine
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Prof. Audrius Sveikata, MD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer

Prof. Audrius Sveikata, MD, PhD

Prof. Audrius Sveikata has over 20 years of experience in clinical research and regulatory affairs, holding executive positions within competent authorities, academia, pharmaceutical industry and professional associations. His expertise includes design and implementation of clinical development plans and regulatory strategies in EU. Prior to co-founding CRO Biomapas, Audrius was Head of Clinical Assessors unit at State Medicines Control Agency of Lithuania. As a professor of pharmacology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Audrius was involved in teaching and science with specialization in neuro-psychopharmacology. He is active as a lecturer in various life science conferences, a co-author of over 50 scientific publications.
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Edgaras Kabecius
Chief Financial Officer

Edgaras Kabecius, MEcon

Edgaras Kabecius has over 10 years of experience in corporate finance. His expertise includes business development processes, implementation of various IT systems into company's activities, valuation of investment projects and analysis for manufacturing, retail and real estate industries. At Biomapas Edgaras is responsible for ensuring efficiency of the the companies finance function and implementation of Biomapas strategy. Edgaras holds a Bachelor degree in Econometrics, as well as Master degree in Economics.
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Egidija Pauriene
Quality Assurance Director

Egidija Pauriene, MD

Egidija Pauriene, MD, manages and ensures the quality systems. She helps guide the integration of the corporate strategies of Biomapas Group related to GxP Quality Assurance, regulatory compliance, including Good Pharmacovigilance Practice and ISO 9001:2015 standards. She has conducted and supervised GxP audits, as well as audits to CROs, and Suppliers. Edigija is a member of Research Quality Assurance, Investigator GCP trainer, Member of Society of Infectologist.
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Diana Marija Lopsaitiene
Human Resources Director

Diana Marija Lopsaitiene, BA, BBM, MOP

Diana Marija Lopsaitiene has joined CRO Biomapas as a Director Human Resources in 2016. Diana has over 12 years of experience in Human Resource Management. Prior to joining Biomapas team, Diana held HR positions with increasing responsibility in leading international and local companies - HR Manager at Swedbank, HR Projects Manager at Topo Group, Head of HR at Kelprojektas and HR Projects Specialist at Mondelez International (prior Kraft Foods). Diana’s expertise includes HR strategy, performance management, employee motivation, compensation and benefits, recruitment and talent search, employee development and engagement, career planning, management change, labor law. Diana holds Bachelor degrees in Psychology and Business Management, as well as Master degree in Organizational Psychology.
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Egle Pavyde
Business Development Associate Director

Egle Pavyde, MPharm, PhD candidate

Being a Pharmacist by training, Egle Pavyde has continued her studies as a PhD candidate in stem cell research. She is a co-author of 5 scientific publications. After working for 7 years in scientific research and 3 years in academia, Egle took a great opportunity to join CRO Biomapas as a lead in Regulatory Affairs Department. Managing personnel and a number of different complexity projects, she has gained a valuable experience from the operational side. At the same time Egle was responsible for business development of Regulatory Affairs Department. Anticipating to be more involved in company's expansion, strategic planning and decision making, Egle has been transferred to Business Development Department, becoming responsible for BD activities of all 3 operational departments of Biomapas.
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Nidas Jurjonas
Clinical Operations Director

Nidas Jurjonas, MD

Nidas Jurjonas has almost 20 years of experience in hospital and industry settings in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom. His expertise includes Disease Area Leadership for Europe in one of the biggest pharma companies. Prior to joining Biomapas Nidas had various leading roles in Medical Publishing, Medical Affairs, R&D, Medical Excellence, Compliance and Quality. Having a background of Internal Diseases physician, his key areas of focus were Haematology and Oncology. On the top of the MD background, Nidas holds a Master degree in Economics with the particular professional interests for Health Economics and Pharmacoeconomic modelling. He is a co-author of 7 scientific publications.
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Indre Dryziene
Clinical Operations Director
(Maternity leave since March, 2017)

Indre Dryziene, MBI

Indre Dryziene has a strong expertise in Clinical Trials, with over 12 years of experience in the CRO setting and management of clinical research activities across the European and CIS markets. As an experienced business professional, Indre was involved in the business development and strategic management of Biomapas. Over the last 10 years she held various positions, such as a Managing Director and Member of the Board. Indre holds a Master Degree in Business Information Technologies. On the top of it she is certified in Strategic Management and Marketing Strategy from ISM University of Management and Economics.
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Mindaugas Broga
Regulatory Affairs Director

Mindaugas Broga, MBA, LLM, MEth

Mindaugas Broga has over 7 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry in Baltic countries and Central Eastern Europe in one of the leading pharmaceutical companies. Mindaugas key areas of interests are Regulatory affairs, Legal and Ethical aspects of pharmaceutical industry and External Affairs. Further to the experience in pharmaceutical industry, Mindaugas was leading Cosmetics Industry Association in Lithuania. Mindaugas holds three master degrees in Law, Ethics and Business Administration.
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Martynas Juzenas
Pharmacovigilance Director

Martynas Juzenas, MPharm

Martynas Juzenas has over 10 years of experience in pharmaceutical industry, with key areas of interest in Pharmacovigilance, Clinical Safety, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. Martynas has joined CRO Biomapas in 2007 and since then he has dedicated his expertise and skills to the establishment and management of Pharmacovigilance Department. Martynas has highly contributed to the geographical expansion of Pharmacovigilance service as well as to the addition of new services, i.e. Clinical Safety, Medical Monitoring. He is also an internal auditor at Biomapas since 2011. Martynas holds a master degree in Pharmacy.
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Aliaksandr Bakshtanovich
RA and PV Manager, CIS

Aliaksandr Bakshtanovich, MD

Aliaksandr Bakshtanovich has joined Biomapas as a Regulatory Affairs and Pharmacovigilance Manager for the former CIS Region. He has over 5 years of experience in pharmacovigilance as PV Manager in top pharma company in Belarus as well as a clinical pharmacologist in Minsk Hospital. Holding the last position, he collaborated with Belarus Health Authorities in the frame of local PV projects dedicated to in-patient hospitalization due to Adverse Drug Reactions. Apart from PV, he has gained Quality Management System related expertise while holding a position as a Local Quality Responsible Person. Aliaksandr is a medical doctor by training.
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Lukas Sveikata
Country Manager, Switzerland

Lukas Sveikata, MD

Lukas Sveikata as a Country Manager of Biomaps CRO office in Switzerland is responsible for operational processes and business development. After obtaining a Medical Doctor degree in Lithuania, Lukas is currently finishing his post-graduate training in clinical neurology in Switzerland. His interests lies in clinical research in neurology and neurorehabilitation, good governance in healthcare and drug development.
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Ioseb Qureli
Country Manager, Georgia

Ioseb Qureli, MD, PhD

Ioseb Qureli as Country Manager/Director of CRO Biomapas office in Georgia is responsible for the operational processes and team management. He has over 30 years of experience in medicine, science and clinical research. Ioseb held different scientific positions in Scientific Research Institution, also performed administrative tasks as a Head of Pathomorphological Department and as a Head of the Center of Clinical Diagnostics. At the same time, he worked as the associated professor in several medical universities and colleges in Georgia. Ioseb is a co-author of 12 scientific publications. He is a clinical research expert with over 10 years of experience in the field. His main activities include study start-up management, regulatory affairs of clinical trials, site selection and clinical monitoring, GCP and local regulation advise, negotiation with vendors, staff management. Ioseb is a medical doctor by training and holds a PhD in the field of pathology.
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Elgudzha Kutidze
Country Manager, Russia

Elgudzha Kutidze, MD

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Olena Udovichenko
Country Manager, Ukraine

Olena Udovichenko, MD

Open positions

Medical Writer

At the moment we are looking for a positive and observant person to join our growing team as Medical Writer.

Regulatory Affairs Project Director

Biomapas is looking for highly motivated person to join our growing family as Regulatory Affairs Project Director.

Pharmacovigilance Manager

Biomapas offers great career opportunity - we are looking for motivated taled to join our team as Pharmacovigilance Manager.

Chief Operating Officer

Biomapas is looking for proactive person to join our team as a Chief Operating Officer.