The CurifyLabs Team
Our passion for creating meaningful change for our clients is what sets us apart. The CurifyLabs team is made up of individuals from a diverse range of disciplines, each contributing their extensive experience and specialist expertise to make digitized, sustainable drug compounding a reality.
CEO and Founder
A passionate serial entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in building brands offline and online. Dedicated to enabling innovation with her business expertise, Charlotta is managing the commercial side of Curify. Charlotta is also a mother and an animal lover, being the proud owner to an Icelandic horse and Coton de Tulear dog.
Niklas Sandler Topelius
Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Niklas is an innovative pharmaceutical scientist and has worked in academia and business-orientated roles in the pharmaceutical industry. Since 2010 his research has focused on printed drugs, putting him at the forefront of developments in pharmaceutical drug manufacturing. Niklas is currently the CTO at Nanoform. He is also a Dad, cat lover and the proud founder of the Finnish Chessboxing Club.
Mikko has a strong background in embedded development and supports CurifyLabs with his seniority in software development. His projects have taken him from OS porting to Linux soundservers. He’s done GPS tracking application with DSP hardware and Linux kernel audio drivers. He’s written code for automotive industry. Besides having extensive experience in embedded space, full stack development is no stranger to him. He has even done AR/VR mobile apps. Mikko’s motto is "Individuals and interactions over processes and tools" from Agile Manifesto.
Marcus has extensive knowledge and experience in corporate law, specializing in M&A. He also has expertise in taxation, intellectual property rights and assisting clients in transactions and registrations of trademarks, both locally and internationally.
Finance - Board Advisor
Visa has 20 years of experience in finance working with a diverse variety of businesses, from start-ups and growth companies to TOP30 corporations in Finland. Through holding positions including CFO, finance advisor and auditor roles, he has amassed a wide range of expertise insight into the economic and business landscape. Visa is also a pet lover and German Shepherd dogs have been part of the Kuittinen family for decades.
Pharmaceutical Business Development
Anni is a pharmacist with experience in both communal pharmacies and the international pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She feels very passionately about the potential of personalized medicine to change patients’ lives for the better. Her years abroad in the US and the UK have made her appreciative of the importance of effective collaboration of brilliant minds to make a real difference in the world. At Curify, Anni is acting as the link between R&D and clients, supporting our business and technological development. In her spare time, she enjoys training and exercising with her 6-year-old White Shepherd dog, Fredi.
Head of Pharmaceutical Development
Sari has a PhD in Pharmaceutical technology from the University of Helsinki. She has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry and has worked as a formulation scientist in a broad range of roles. Sari has worked at Fimea, the Finnish Medicines Agency and is both an experienced project manager and lecturer. Sari’s dogs think that the early bird catches the worm so she is used to early morning starts!
Pharmaceutical Quality Control
Hossein has a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences as well as an MSc in Analytical Chemistry. He has several years of experience in working with printed drug delivery systems and has published a number of articles in the field.
Toni has worked for almost two decades with software development and engineering in several industries.
He has a proven track record with multiple dev projects, ranging mobile apps to large scale data collection. Regarding his favorite stack, he has a quick answer: react-native on the frontend and hasura on the backend. When he’s not coding, Toni loves cooking, getting involved in the tech scenes and keeping his hands busy with several React Finland conferences.
Ilja works in our Engineering team with focus on software development and he brings some magic to our team as he has experience both from software development and the pharmaceutical field. Ilja studies at Haaga-Helia University and he has worked some years in a pharmacy as technical staff. Ilja loves dogs and he has two Shetland sheepdogs, Luca and Taika.
Joakim is an xpert in software technology, medical device product development and medical physics algorithms with three decades of experience in various engineering and leadership roles. Lead international teams developing state of the art patented innovations in the field of radiotherapy with application of high-performance computing and advanced machine learning algorithms. Very knowledgeable in product development practices, processes and compliance with medical device regulations, quality management and international safety standards
Julius is supporting pharmaceutical formulation development both in the lab and at our clients. Julius is an aspiring Pharmaceutical Master's student at the University of Helsinki with a passion for drug development. His interests are in Pharmaceutical biosciences, especially in formulation, targeted drug delivery, and nanomedicine technologies. Julius enjoys sports, especially boxing and he used to play floorball when he was younger.
Soumya has a Master's degree in Pharmacy and she has 4 years of experience working as a formulation scientist in Pharmaceutical companies in India. She is passionate about bringing effective solutions in patient care and is deeply interested in innovative drug delivery concepts. In her spare time she loves to cycle, swim, bake and read.