Carlos Lurigados

CEO


Veterinary Bachelor and Post Graduate Degree in Medicine and Pharmaceutical Industry, Master in Project Management and Project Management Professional Certificate; PMP. With more than fifteen years in Pharmaceutical and Biotech companies, and eight years in Innovation Hospital Areas and Biotechnology Cluster Institutions, he has led Drug Development projects achieving Marketing Authorizations and License agreements. He also set up and managed a Clinical Trial Unit and Innovative Biomedical Platforms in a high technology hospital.

From 2012 to 2016 he was Head of Entrepreneurship and Business Growth at Biocat; the Catalan Cluster for Biotechnology, Biomedicine and Medical Technologies, where he was responsible of fostering and managing strategic programs and projects, such as Bioentrepreneur XXI, related to promote the creation and growth of Biotechnology companies. He was also Interim Director for the Spanish Business Creation Group at the EIT; European Institute of Innovation and Technology.

Founder & CEO of Ventura Innovation; a company which objective is to foster innovative projects in Life Science Arena to become market oriented companies.

Speaker in conferences, roundtables, courses and Masters. Author of book chapters on Clinical Research management, cluster development and entrepreneurship.

Business Angel and Strategic Advisor of Biotech companies.