Daren Labs
Dr. Steve Daren
Dr. Steve Daren
Managing Director and Founder

Graduate of the University of London and the Weizmann Institute of Science. Dr. Daren has more than thirty years of experience in the chemical industry and academia. For the past fifteen years he has been a consultant providing solutions to numerous problems of the chemical, pharmaceutical, polymer and plastic industries.  Dr. Daren is a recognized authority on plastics, polymers, adhesives and flame retardants. Dr. Daren has provided expert opinions on various problems to Israeli and European bodies and is an examiner in the EC. He holds several patents in the field of agriculture, battery-electrolytes, plastics and flame retardants. 

steve@darenlabs.com

OFER DAREN
OFER DAREN
vice president & Innovation center Manager

Graduate of the college of management, joined Daren Labs at 2006 to establish the Daren innovation center. Since then, Ofer has been a key figure in the growth of the center, working daily and closely with numerous startups Ofer has a vivid understanding of the various needs and challenges early-stage companies encounter. During the years Ofer has created a strong network and eco-system, helping our startup residences in all the relevant aspect: services, consulting and funding. Ofer helps our “graduate” clients to set up their next laboratory facilities.

DR. ELLIOTT SILCOFF
DR. ELLIOTT SILCOFF
Project leader

Dr. Elliott Silcoff is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a postdoctoral fellow at the Weizmann Institute and Stanford University. Dr. Silcoff has over 20 years experience in research and development, with many released products and over 30 patents. He has worked as a leading scientist and managed research groups in many fields including synthesis, polymers, electrochemistry, materials engineering, analysis, pharma and hi-tech and has a vast experience in research and development, with many released products and materials and with teaching experience worldwide.Elliot has worked as a leading scientist in many fields including organic synthesis, analysis, pharma and hi-tech and thus, and provides a unique outlook on the world of chemistry and its interfaces with physics, biology, materials and engineering.

 

DR. FABIENNE LELLOUCHE
DR. FABIENNE LELLOUCHE
Project leader

Fabienne is an R&D chemist with more than 20 years of experience in multidisciplinary R&D projects such as medicinal chemistry, pesticides, water recovery and nano-particle synthesis. Prior to joining Darenlabs, Fabienne worked as researcher at the Agricultural Research Organization (under the ministry of Agriculture, Israel) were she developed new “green” indicators for food products and biological pesticides. Fabienne worked as an analytical chemist at Sol-Gel, an Israeli company developing nano-encapsulation technology. Fabienne also spent four years at the CEA Atomic Energy Research Center, France, where she helped develop new methods for the recovery of radioactive water. Fabienne earned her MSc. BSc and PhD (Cum Laude) at the UCB-Lyon 1 University, France, and her Post doctorate was at the Tel-Aviv University.

Vlada Nikolayevsky, M.Sc
Vlada Nikolayevsky, M.Sc
Chemist, Laboratory Manager

Graduate of the Donetzk University, Vlada has over 12 years of experience in R&D at Daren Labs. She has acquired many skills under Dr. Daren and Dr. Tsvetkov's supervision, and today she possesses all the means  for independent research and our clients projects managing. In addition to laboratory management, Vlada is responsible for purchases and assistance at Daren Innovations Center

Pavel Basin, M.Sc
Pavel Basin, M.Sc
Chemist

Pavel is a gifted chemist and has vast knowledge in organic, inorganic and analytic chemistry, polymer research for industry and unique materials development. At Daren Laboratories, Pavel performs complicated syntheses and operates fine analytical laboratory equipment. Pavel acquired professional analytical skills and is capable of unconventional solutions to various R&D problems. Pavel earned his BSc. and MSc. (cum laude) degrees in file:/Users/yonatan.ran/Sites/srccode/daren_labs/site/includes/top_menu.phpTel-Aviv University specializing in Organo-metallic Chemistry. Prior to Darenlabs Pavel worked at Jemtex and Chimo-Engineering