Defoort Consultant has been implementing scientific and competitive intelligence for more than 10 years
With our Scientific and Competitive Intelligence services, we can advise you, work alongside you and train you to access the knowledge you need to develop your business.
Julie Defoort is a French national who has lived in the UK since 2016.
She has worked for more than ten years in the biotechnology sector as a scientific and market analyst and is skilled in scientific and competitive intelligence.
Julie studied biology and human biochemistry before specialising in plant biotechnology and bio-protection. While researching for her master’s degree (Technology Intelligence and Industrial Innovation), Julie discovered her love for research and (data) analysis. Since then her passion has continued to grow.
Julie has also taught Competitive Intelligence for two years at Telecom Lille 1 (nowadays part of Ecoles des Mines de Douai), a French National Graduated School of Engineering.
Julie likes reading science fiction books and eco-friendly lifestyle-related articles as well as learning about new technologies that could help make our planet more sustainable.
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Defoort Consultant is a consulting firm based in North East England, founded in 2017 by Julie Defoort.
With more than ten years of technology intelligence experience, we help biotechnology companies to identify and analyse relevant information about emerging technologies and market trends.