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Xavier Palomer  Co-founder​ of Psious

Xavier Palomer

Co-founder​ of Psious

Xavier Palomer is the co-founder of Psious. He holds a Degree in Physics and Electrical Engineering and a Master’s in Bioengineering. Over the years, he has gained experience in areas like electromagnetic stimulation, electrophysiology, microwave circuit design, etc. In 2013, he decided to create the company with Daniel Roig, and in 2020 it won the award for the Best Startup of the Year from Esade Alumni and Banc Sabadell’s BStartup.


Josep Cardona

CEO of Onalabs


Degree in Pharmacy and MBA. Expert in business development, innovation and strategy in the healthcare sector. He decided to leave management at pharmaceutical companies to innovate at a startup. 



Carla Zaldúa

co-founder and CEO of acceXible

Carla is the co-founder and CEO of acceXible, a startup focused on detecting illnesses through speech analysis. The entrepreneur has launched several digital transformation projects in the healthcare and education sectors. She was trained in Information Systems and Communication at the London School of Economics and in Political Sociology at the University of Deusto.


Tomàs Lóbez Pérez

CEO of Nixi for Children

Tomàs is CEO of Nixi for Children. He studied design and has been a lecturer and professor at schools including ESADE and EINA. 
His company has received various institutional recognitions like the DKV Impacte award for best health technology initiative and the BizBarcelona award for best Covid-19 initiative from Barcelona Activa.


Gabriela Jiménez Valerio

CEO d’Angiotheragnostics

Gabriela Jiménez Valerio is the CEO of Angiotheragnostics. She has a solid scientific background in molecular biology and knowledge of business development. She also says that she has the ability to “identify innovation opportunities and provide society with new sources of value.


Avencia Sánchez-Mejías

Co-founder and CEO of Integra Therapeutics

Avencia Sánchez-Mejías is the co-founder and CEO of Integra Therapeutics. She has a solid scientific background in clinical genetics, molecular oncology and synthetic biology. She has spent her career at research institutes associated with university hospitals in several countries, including Spain, the United States and Singapore. In recent years, she has focused on transferring the knowledge generated at these institutions to society, through entrepreneurship.