Albert has over 30 years expertise in the drug discovery and chemical development of anti-infectives and CNS and pain/inflammation modulators. He holds a PhD in chemistry for the Max Planck in Germany. Before founding the start-up Abac Therapeutics where he participated in the raise of 16m€ in a series-A round, he served at Ferrer, Ciba-Geigy and Menarini, where he was co-discoverer of the marketed analgesic Enantyum©. At Ferrer he was co-discoverer of the topic quinolone antibiotic Ozanex© /Xepi©, and the CNS drug Lorediplon© in clinical development for the treatment of transient insomnia. He is the author of over 55 peer reviewed articles and of 35 issued patents and serves as scientific advisor and member of the board in 2 start-ups.
Albert holds a Pharmacy degree from Universitat de Barcelona (UB), an MBA from EADA Business School and a Stanford School of Business and ESADE Business School degree on Corporate Social Responsibility. Albert accumulates 18 years of experience in business development, technology transfer, marketing and entrepreneurship in the areas of biotechnology, medical devices, digital health and drug discovery in Barcelona and Silicon Valley. He has raised more than 10M euros in his different roles and has served as mentor and board member in more than 10 start-ups.
Pau is a private investor in health and real estate companies and at the same time he develops consultancy projects for Adequita, a boutique advisory and venture building firm with international expertise to deliver value creating projects. He has successfully created product portfolios in the area of Consumer Health market, entered and developed new international markets, building value companies through brands. He is an expert in Strategical Marketing and “Open Innovation” processes. Pau has served as CEO of Laboratorios Diafarm more than 20 years, and an as active member in several boards of directors in pharma companies (Bioiberica and Impex Quimica). Before, he held executive positions at Procter&Gamble and PriceWaterhouse.
Enric holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and an Executive General Management Program degree from IESE Business School. Enric was a research visitor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and he worked for 10 years at Intel, where he led international teams from Israel, Germany, the United States and Spain in the fields of High-Performance Computing and Hardware/Software co-design. Enric is a co-author in 22 scientific publications and 19 filed patents and he was co-director of 3 PhD theses.
Enric holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), where he obtained the UPC Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis. Enric was a research visitor at the University of California at San Diego and he worked for 3 years at Intel in the fields of machine learning and hardware acceleration. Enric is a co-author in 7 scientific publications and 17 filed patents and he was co-director of 1 PhD thesis.