Professor Max Herzberg

Chairman, Vidac Pharma
Chairman, Biotech Development Consulting Partners
Dr. Max Herzberg is one of the early entrepreneurs in the biotech industry in Israel. He is the Founder of Eager BioGroup Ltd. Dr. Herzberg co-founded Hemoscreen-Medical in 2009 and co-founded D-Pharm Limited in 1993. He is also the co-founder of Biotech Development Consulting (BDC). He served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Orgenics Ltd from 1983 to 1998, the Israeli leading diagnostic company now belonging to the Inverness Medical group. Dr. Herzberg has created and managed a number of other successful companies such as Vascular Biogenics (VBL), Vecta, and Fertiseeds. He serves as Executive Chairman of Anima Cell Metrology Ltd and as Director and Member of Advisory board of MND Diagnostic Ltd. (also known as Modules for Novel Diagnostics Ltd.).

Dr. Herzberg served as an Associate Professor in Molecular Biology at Tel Aviv and Bar Ilan Universities.  He is Chairman of EMBL-EM, the Technology Transfer Organization of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg. He serves as the Chairman of European Molecular Biology Labs Enterprise Management.  Dr. Herzberg serves as a Member of the research committee and the MAGNET committee of the Chief Scientist Office at the Israeli Ministry of Economy. He founded and was the first chairman of the Israel National Biotech Committee and has served on a number of advisory committees in Israel's Office of the Chief Scientist.

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