Organising Committee


Sergii Myronenko, MD, PharmaSich CRO (Ukraine),

Clinical Research Professional with strong medical background and 14 years experience within the clinical research industry. He is currently working at PharmaSich CRO.

Dr.Myronenko has founded Kiev Clinical Research Forum to promote clinical research in Eastern Europe

Professional interests: clinical trials in Eastern Europe; models of collaboration between niche CROs; patient enrollment & retention.



Key Advisor of Forum









 Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer (Germany),

President of EUCROF and Vice President Pediatric Development at Synteract (Germany)


Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer is Vice President, Pediatric Development at Synteract, an innovative contract research organization.  She has 30 years of experience in the clinical research industry including 28 years in Regulatory and Medical Affairs. She has also been involved in Pediatrics in the last 10 years.

Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer  has contributed to global development of numerous products, including orphan drugs and biosimilars. She has participated in 100+ New Drug Applications and Marketing Authorization Applications globally and in clinical studies across all phases.

She is Chair of the Pediatric Working Group of EUCROF since 2008, Chair of the European Forum for GCP (EFGCP) Children Medicines Working Party, an Observer Member of the Coordinating Group of Enpr-EMA, the European Network of Pediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (EMA), since many years a member of Working Parties of Enpr-EMA and she is a Member of the External Advisory Board of iCAN, the  International Children’s Advisory Network.


Dr. Martine Dehlinger-Kremer is President of EUCROF, the European CRO Federation.

She was Named One of PharmaVOICE 100’s Most Inspiring People in Life Sciences (Industry leader recognized for impact, experience and advocacy in clinical research) in August 2015.


Dr. Dehlinger-Kremer holds a Doctorate in Sciences, a Master of Advanced Study in Neurophysiology degree, and a Master of Science degree.




Member of Organising Committee

Stefan Siegmund (Germany), 

General Manager and Co-Founder CONVIDIA Clinical Research

Originally biologist gathering his PhD in Botany, he made a radical turn to Clinical Research nearly 18 years ago. During this period, he gathered experience in a broad range of indications.

Together with some colleagues. Dr. Siegmund founded the CRO CONVIDIA clinical research in Muenster, Germany in 2012.

He established CONVIDIA successfully as a CRO beyond mainstream, covering niches like ATMP, stem cell trials, studies with genetically modified organism, and other fast developing and promising sectors like medical devices, in-vitro diagnostics.

Because he expects the future in advanced therapies, he is more then only a paying member of the German Society of Regenerative medicine (GRM), but a real established and active one, with the goal to improve the situation for such therapies and push them in Germany.



Member of Organising Committee


 Oleksandr Koval (Ukraine),

Vendor Manager CIS, Novartis

 Oleksandr graduated from Pharmaceutical faculty of Bogomolets National Medical University (Kiev, Ukraine) in 2006 with Pharmacist diploma.

 In 2008 Oleksandr joined “Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)” as Project Assistant and soon was promoted to Clinical Research Associate. As of 2011 he took the role of Manager of Procurement, Logistics and Depot team in “PPD” until 2016.  

 Since then, he held the position of Procurement and Logistics Associate at “UNDP Ukraine”.

 Since Feb 2018 External Relationship Manager (Vendor management for regulatory, pharmacovigilance and clinical research in CIS & Ukraine Cluster) with Novartis Ukraine


Member of Organising Committee









Kateryna Kovinia (Ukraine)

Clinical Research Professional

Master of Science in Pharmacy. 6 years of experience in clinical trials in various therapeutic areas including bioequivalence studies.



 Event Planner

 Natalia Yushchenko (Ukraine), 

Senior Events Manager, Bytsko Travel Group

Master's degree in Management and Business Administration.

Professional interests: Organization of business events, marketing exhibitions, workshops and training courses in the field of medicine and medical tourism area.

Work with the International Association of Physicians in Medical Tourism, Ukrainian Association of Medical Tourism, Turkish Healthcare Travel Council, Medicine Estonia and Estonian Development Cooperation, Council of Europe  etc.

Completed projects: I-st Kiev Clinical Research Forum, International Congress of Medical Tourism of the CIS countries and B2B Program, International Medical Tourism School + B2B Workshop, B2B program for the Azerbaijan International Exhibition "Healthcare".



The Forum is organized by PharmaSich, a CRO in Eastern Europe headquartered in Kiev, Ukraine.

PharmaSich was founded in 2012 by the group of the Ukrainian pharma industry professionals to satisfy the clinical research needs of pharmaceutical and medical devices companies and to promote Ukraine internationally as a good place for R&D, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals and medical devices.  

PharmaSich represents Ukraine in the European CRO Federation (EUCROF).



Paris Komuna Str. 5, Kotsubynske, Kiev Region, 08298, Ukraine
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The conference is held under the patronage of the European CRO Federation (EUCROF).

Founded in 2005, EUCROF is the largest European non-profit CRO association.

It aims at promoting clinical research and at supporting close relationship and exchange of information between member associations. The Federation develops training and educational programmes for clinical research and shares information on developments in clinical research with health care professionals at international level.

EUCROF consists of members and associate members from 19 countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, Turkey, UK; Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark, Portugal, Serbia, Switzerland, Ukraine) and stands for over 320 member CROs and over 20.000 employees.

EUCROF Secretariat

Assia Rosati- EUCROF - Via Bassano del Grappa, 4 - 00195 Rome (Italy)

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