Irene has a Bachelor of Pharmacy and a Master in Creation and Management of Innovative Technology-Based Companies from the University of Barcelona, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Business.
Throughout her career, Irene has succesfully led pharmaceutical industry business development activities in Latin America and global implementation of Named Patient Supply servicies.
In her current role, Irene manages the EIT Health Acceleration program in Spain. Since 2018, she has been working closely with more than 200 Spanish-led projects, start-ups and SMEs to foster innovation and entrepeneurship in the health field, providing valuable advice and guidance.
Her expertise in life sciences, combined with outstanding management, business development and sales skills, enables her to provide first-class support to many new biotech, medtech and digital health companies. Irene is commited to advancing and maximising the impact of new ventures in the European Health innovation space and promoting their success on a pan-European scale.