Josep Lluís Falcó
CEO, GENESIS Biomed
Doctor in Chemistry (Institut Químic de Sarrià, 2001) and MBA (UB, 2007). Currently Founder & CEO at GENESIS Biomed.
Josep Lluís has 20 years’ experience in the biomedical sector. He has worked for big pharma companies (Sanofi), mid-size pharmas (Ferrer Grupo), small biotechs (Hospital spin-off), tech transfer offices (Fundació Bosch i Gimpera) and consulting firms (Antares Consulting and Asphalion). He has also been associate professor at IQS.
His experience is based on healthcare strategy, technology transfer, fundraising of start-up companies, business development, marketing, market access, reimbursement and regulatory affairs.
Josep Lluís has founded four companies. He currently serves as board member for three start-up companies and he is mentor of several entrepreneurs. In addition, in the last four years he has been involved in six private fundraising processes and he has contributed to raising more than 60 million euros for his clients.
The projects Josep Lluís has been involved in are based on small chemical entities, biologicals, diverse medical devices, in vitro diagnostics, nutraceuticals and cosmetics. The therapeutic areas where he has recently worked are oncology, the central nervous system, cardiovascular, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, traumatology, HIV, microbiome, antibacterials and immunomodulation. He has a complete knowledge of drug/device development, having worked in the discovery, preclinical and clinical phases, as well as marketing and post-marketing.
He takes part in programmes such as Caixa Impulse and EIT Health programmes, participating as reviewer, mentor and professor.
The entrepreneurial spirit runs through his veins. He has founded GENESIS Biomed to help other entrepreneurs and research centre in their current projects.