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The Curify Team

Get to Know Us

Our passion for creating meaningful change for clients is what sets us apart. The Curify team believes in the potential of our great idea, and it truly shows in all of our work. We work tirelessly in order to bring you a better tomorrow, and we’re proud of every single member of staff. To learn more about the Curify team, please have a look below.

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Charlotta Topelius

CEO and Founder

A passionated serial entrepreneur who has over a decade of experience in building brands offline and online. Passionate about business and innovation, Charlotta is managing the commercial side of Curify. Charlotta is also a mother and loves animals, being a proud owner to an Icelandic Horse and Coton de Tulear dog.

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Niklas Sandler Topelius

COB and Founder

Niklas is an international business-oriented innovative pharmaceutical scientist and has worked in various roles both in the pharmaceutical industry and academia. Since 2010 his research focused on printed drugs and he has been in the forefront of shaping the future of pharmaceutical drug manufacturing. Currently CTO at Nanoform. Proud founder of Finnish Chessboxing Club, cat lover and dad to 3+2 kids.

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Mika Passila

Co-Founder & CDO

We trust Mika with all of our software development needs. Eager and curious, Mika proves that no technological feat is too big to tackle. From business analysis to technological solutions, you want this hard working innovator in your corner. Mika is also own the skateboard ramps and is fan of labrador retrievers.

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Marcus Kevin

Legal

Marcus has extensive knowledge and experience of corporate law, especially M&A. He is also specialised in taxation, intellectual property rights and assists clients in transactions and registrations of trademarks, both locally and internationally.

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Visa Kuittinen

Finance - Board Advisor

Visa has 20 years solid experience in finance from start-ups and growth companies to TOP30 corporations in Finland. Through CFO, finance advisor and auditor roles he has gained the ability to see the big picture of the economy from business point of view. We trust Visa with all of our finance needs. From business analysis to forecasting and budgets, Visa has the answers. German shepherd dogs have been part of the Kuittinen’s family for decades.

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Anni Saukkonen

Pharmaceutical Business Development

Anni is a pharmacist bringing experience and knowledge to the team from both communal pharmacies and the international pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. She feels very passionately about personalized medicine and changing patients’ lives for the better. Her years abroad in the U.S. and the UK have made her appreciative of the importance of bold innovation and 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 business and technology development. In her spare time, she enjoys training and exercising with her 6-year-old White Shepherd dog, Fredi.

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Sari Airaksinen

Head of Pharmaceutical Development

Sari has a PhD in Pharmaceutical technology from the Univeristy of Helsinki. She has extensive experience from the pharmaceutical industry and has worked as a formulation scientist in a broad range of roles. She has a great track record in successfully managing numerous projects and is an experinced lecturer. Sari has also worked at Fimea, the Finnish Medicines Agency. Sari's dogs think that that the early birds catches the worm so she is used to early wake up calls. 

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Hossein Vakili

Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Hossein has a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences as well as a MSc Analytical Chemistry. He has been working with printed drug delivery systems for several years and has many publications in the field.