Meet the Team

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Fivos Panetsos

CEO

BS Appl Mathematics, Spec Artificial Intelligence, PhD Biology (Hons), PhD Medicine (Hons). Over 20 years experience in AI applications, brain-computer interfaces, brain pasticity and neuroregeneration and neurorepair strategies. Founder of several high-tech companies. Professor and Director of the Neurocomputing and Neurorobotics Research Group at Complutense University of Madrid. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.

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Gustavo V. Guinea

RD Strategy Advisor

BS Civil Eng (Hons), MS Physics (Hons), PhD Civil Eng (Hons). Biomaterial scientist with over 20 years experience in the development and application of tailored silk fibroin-based biomaterials for tissue regeneration and drug delivery systems. Director of the Center for Biomedical Technology and Professor of Materials Science at Polytechnic University of Madrid. Director of the Biometerials and Regenerative Medicine in Neuroscience Research Group at San Carlos Clinical Hospital, Madrid. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.

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Daniel Gonzalez-Nieto

RD Manager

BS Biology (Hons), PhD Biology (Hons). Post-Doc at Stem Cell Program, Cincinnati Children´s Hospital Medical Center. Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Director of the Experimental Neurology Laboratory at Polytechnic University of Madrid. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.

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José Pérez-Rigueiro

Scientific Advisor

BS Mol Biology & Biochemistry (Hons), PhD Material Eng (Hons). Scientist with over 20 years experience in the characterization of natural and bioinspired silks and in materials biofunctionalization. Professor of Materials Science and of Biomedical Engineering at Polytechnic University of Madrid. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.

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Francisco Rojo

Product Manager

BS Civil Eng (Hons), MS Material Eng (Hons), PhD Civil Eng (Hons). Over 10 years experience as material scientist in the construction industry and 2 years experience as a Research Officer in the United Kingdom. Deputy Director of the Center for Biomedical Technology. Professor of Materials Science and in charge of the Degree in Materials Science at Polytechnic University of Madrid.

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Maria-Nefeli Panetsos

Marketing & Project Manager

BS Philosophy (Hons.), MA Economics and Management of Arts and Culture (Hons.). Project Manager of Ars Electronica. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.

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Teresa Serrano-Madolell

Administrator & Commercial Manager

MS Education and Art History. Assets manager with over 20 years experience. Specialized in the Biomed sector. Co-founder of Silk Biomed.