Elisenda Casanelles Abella

Chief Operations Officer, CIMTI

Elisenda has a Degree in Biology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (AB), a Master in Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona (UB) and a PhD in Neurosciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB). She has 7 years of experience in the field of public scientific research and R&D management and 6 years of experience as a manager specializing in technology transfer and health innovation projects.
She is currently the Chief Operations Officer of CIMTI, the Center for the Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technologies, an instrument at the service of the Catalan health and social system that works to accelerate high-impact health and social innovations so that they reach the citizenry. She is also the Chief Operations Officer of the Healthcare Living Lab Catalonia, that aims at facilitating the testing and validacion of clinical solutions. Its focus is to advance CIMTI and Healthcare Living Lab Catalonia towards its mission of improving patient care by facilitating collaboration between healthcare professionals, researchers, engineers, social workers, entrepreneurs and bringing innovative products, services and procedures to market.

Elisenda Casanelles Abella