Vale Australia

Vale Australia

Vale Life Sciences is the laboratory for the range of Vale technologies, products and tools, including Happy Cell® ASM.


Our activity is focused on cell-based  technologies.


We provide new research tools to improve reproducibility and biological relevance while significantly reducing the cost of in vitro and cell-based research.


Our technologies are widely used in academia and industry worldwide.

Key Office Holders

Dr Anthony Davies, CEO and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Dr Davies’ scientific research has focused on the development of advanced in vitro cell-based models and the rapidly growing field of high content screening and analysis.


He has overseen and led the establishment of Research Centres in Europe and Australia where his work was centred on understanding human disease.


In 2005 he set up the Irish National Centre for High Content Screening and Analysis (INCHSA), based in the Department of Clinical Medicine at Trinity College Dublin, one of the first purpose built academic screening centres of its kind in Europe.


More recently he set up Translational Cell imaging Queensland (TCIQ) in collaboration with GE Healthcare. This centre is in the Translational Research Institute, on the Princess Alexandra Hospital campus in Brisbane, Australia.


Anthony has developed and commercialised a number of new technologies, most notably Happy Cell® ASM, a liquid 3D cellular scaffold specifically designed for use in automated drug discovery.

Meredith Clarke, COO

Meredith has extensive experience in business managment and marketing with a career spanning more than 30 years.  She holds a MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, graduate qualifications in marketing from Monash University and BA(Hons).


She has held senior management and business roles with major Australian companies and organisations in the manufacturing, telecommunications, property and legal industries, including Pacifica, Telstra and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.  Meredith has been involved in the analysis and development of new businesses and has had full P & L responsibility for business units.  Her exerience gives her a unique understanding of the challenges faced by business.

Dr Leonore de Boer, Product Development and Technical Support Specialist

A life scientist with a PhD in Biotechnology from University of New South Wales, Leornore has a broad background in research and research support. As Manager of the Microscopy and Flow Cytometry Core Facility at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), she gained valuable experience in technical support and problem solving as well as in the purchase, installation, and running of high-end scientific instruments.


Previously she worked on the production of bio-pharmaceuticals for Acute Biotech in Sydney, Australia.

Leonore also worked as a cancer researcher at the Diamantina Institute at The University of Queensland.

Leonore is a skilled problem identifier and solution provider. With her background and experience, she brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the life science industry and understands researchers and their needs.

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