About us

Founder of AMR Insights Maarten van Dongen is a Molecular / Medical Microbiologist by origin. After his PhD in Biochemistry at the University of Amsterdam, he has worked for the international Pharma and Biopharma industry. Later he advised Netherlands and international public and private organizations in the field of Life Sciences and innovation. In 2017 he founded AMR Insights.

AMR Insights expertise platform helps professionals in the human, animal, food and environmental sectors in their daily work to ultimately ensure that antibiotics remain available and effective and to prevent Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) from further threatening our health and food safety. To this end, AMR Insights offers targeted, up-to-date information, training courses as well as knowledge exchange and partnering opportunities during AMR Insights’ own international symposiums and innovation missions.

AMR Insights co-founded the Dutch Consortium Antibiotics and Pharmaceutical residues from Water. AMR Insights is developing into the most active source of information, expertise and inspiration in combating AMR within and outside the Netherlands.

“Since my study Microbiology I have felt the drive to use my knowledge and skills to make the world slightly better.”

AMR Insights based in Amsterdam

AMR Insights is based in the city center of Amsterdam in The Netherlands. With offices along the famous Keizersgracht (‘Emperor’s Canal’) AMR Insights is located in the beating heart of one of the most beautiful and internationally oriented cities in the world.


AMR Insights is a member of / participating in:

  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (UK)
  • CDC AMR Challenge (US)
  • Antimicrobial Resistance Fighter Coalition (US)
  • BactiVac Network (UK)
  • GASPH (founding partner)
  • B2B2B AMRDx (JPIAMR network)

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