Meet Sciential: Europe’s leading Digital Marketing Agency in the Life Sciences and Health sector

Sciential is the leading Digital Marketing Agency that provides specialized digital marketing and communications services for companies and organizations in the Life Sciences and Health sector. We work with experienced life sciences and health experts, digital marketers, data analysts and creative designers, so that we can take your digital marketing performance to the next level. Our team understands your target market and has access to top-performing and data-driven digital marketing platforms and tools. Whether you are targeting consumers, patients, medical professionals, scientists, hospitals, pharmaceutical service providers, biotechnology or medical technology companies, Sciential is your go-to marketing and communication partner.

Since 2019, Sciential has helped more than 20 companies, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations with:

  • Digital advertising campaigns
  • Branding and awareness
  • Social media marketing
  • Lead generation and funnel development
  • Business development and sales automation
  • Experimentation-based growth marketing
  • Patient or employee recruitment
  • Data measurement, analysis and reporting
  • Digital marketing training
  • Project management

Our head office is located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, where we are connected with local Netherlands-based life sciences and health hubs.

Managing partners

Mark Verzijl

Mark Verzijl

Partner

Background in Communications (BSc.) and Marketing Management (MSc.) | Veteran in the digital marketing and communications field | Served 70+ clients, including top 20 pharmaceutical companies.

Rizgar Saltik

Rizgar Saltik

Partner

Background in Neurobiology (BSc.) and Science and Business Management (MSc.) | Extensive experience within the Life Sciences & Health field | Helped 25+ bio- and medtech companies with upscaling.

Maurice van Rotterdam

Maurice van Rotterdam

Partner

Background in Biomedical Science (BSc.) and Business Management (MSc.) | Extensive experience as Life Sciences & Health consultant | Helped 25+ life sciences companies with commercialization.

Mark Verzijl – Partner
Mark Verzijl is Partner and digital marketing and communications expert at Sciential. He has 10+ years of experience as a marketing entrepreneur, and has worked with some of Europe’s top digital agencies, including Dept Agency (Rotterdam, the Netherlands). While working on projects for GlaxoSmithKline and Novo Nordisk, Mark noticed that there was a large gap in the market for specialized digital marketing services among organizations in the life sciences and health sector. In 2019, Mark founded Sciential – Europe’s leading digital marketing agency that specializes in serving life sciences and health companies and organizations. Since then, he has helped more than 25 clients to deliver innovative marketing strategies and significantly improve their digital performance. Mark’s educational background is in Communication Sciences and Marketing Management (Tilburg University). He regularly lectures at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, where he teaches digital marketing.

Rizgar Saltik – Partner
Rizgar Saltik is Partner at Sciential and has over five years’ experience helping biotechnology and medical technology companies to commercialize their innovative products and services in the life sciences and health sector. He has supported over 25 companies with product launches, marketing expansion and setting up collaborations with strategic partners. Before Rizgar joined Sciential, he worked for leading specialty life sciences consultancy firms, including Venture Valuation AG (Zurich, Switzerland) and Catalyze Group BV (Amsterdam, the Netherlands). At Sciential, Rizgar helps life sciences and health companies to scale their business by implementing digital marketing and sales-based growth strategies. Rizgar’s educational background is in Neurobiology (University of Amsterdam) and Science and Business Management (Utrecht University).

Maurice van Rotterdam – Partner
Maurice van Rotterdam is Partner at Sciential and has expertise in life science marketing and commercialization. Maurice has helped 25+ companies in life sciences and health to set up strategic partnerships and obtain new markets with their medical products and services. In addition, Maurice has extensive experience performing market research and developing marketing strategies for companies that develop biomedical and healthtech innovations. Before Maurice joined Sciential, he worked as a life sciences business consultant at Catalyze Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) where he served both European and USA-based clients, including top 10 largest pharmaceutical companies. Maurice has an educational background in Biomedical Science Management (Leiden University) with a focus on bridging biomedical research fundamentals with commercial opportunities.