Trainee patent attorney
Stéphanie Bruekers (PhD)
Trainee patent attorney


Stéphanie Bruekers studied Molecular Life Sciences (BSc and MSc, cum laude) at Radboud University Nijmegen. For her dissertation she researched the differentiation of individual skin cells at the University of Cambridge (VK). Subsequently she performed her doctoral studies on the influences of substrate structures on cellular development at the Radboud university Nijmegen in the department of Physical-Organic Chemistry. Hereafter, she applied the acquired knowledge at a biotech start-up devoted to the development of synthetic hydrogels for three-dimensional cell cultures. 

As of June 2020, Stéphanie works at EDP Patent Attorneys as a trainee patent attorney.


Stéphanie has a multidisciplinary background and a great interest in technical innovations. Her critical thinking enables her to get to the heart of the matter quickly. She finds it very motivating to advise and collaborate with customers.

Publications and memberships

Stéphanie is a co-author of five publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals. During her career, she has presented her research regularly on national and international conferences.

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