Karl M. Eckl

Karl M. Eckl

Consultant Clinical Research (Germany)

Born in Langenau, Germany, Dr. Karl M. Eckl was trained at the University of Ulm, Germany in Physics (academic degree: Graduate Physicist (Dipl. Phys.)) with specialized area Biophysics. He was also trained in Medicine (academic degree: Medical Doctor (Dr. med.)).


From 1985 to 1992 Dr. Karl M. Eckl was in leading positions for clinical research in middle size and globally active pharmaceutical companies. Last position was Deputy Director of the Clinical Research Institute of SmithKline-Beecham in Neuss, Germany.


Since 1993, Dr. Karl M. Eckl is entrepreneur. He was Founder, CEO and Medical Director of PharmPlanNet Contract Research GmbH at Monchengladbach, Germany from 1993 - 2005. In 1999 he started first activities in Chernivtsi Ukraine in cooperation with local business partners and the Bukovina Medical Academy. In 2003 he was Founder of PharmPlanNet Ukraine Clinic Ltd in Chernivtsi, Ukraine and CEO of this company until 2004. Since 2005 until now he is Majority Owner of INNOPHAR Ukraine Clinic Ltd at Boyan, Chernivtsi Region in Ukraine.


Dr. Karl M. Eckl started clinical research activities in 2005 in Moldova and was Founder and CEO of INNOPHAR MO SRL from 2009 - 2013 in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. Since 2013 Dr. Karl M. Eckl is independent Consultant for Clinical Research. Dr. Karl M. Eckl gained experience in clinical research as investigator in phase I over more than 30 years. As he worked in pharmaceutical Industry as well as in the CRO business, he is well aware of the areas of conflict which have to be balanced between sponsors,  CROs and study participants in non-therapeutic benefit studies.