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Yassine mimetis

Yassine Maazouz

CTO and co-founder of Mimetis

After getting a degree in materials engineering from EEIGM (France) and ETSEIB-UPC (Catalonia), Yassine spent 6 months at the University of Minnesota. Soon after, he began his PhD dissertation on 3D printing of biomaterials to regenerate hard tissue in the UPC in the Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Tissue Engineering group, which finally led him to become a co-founder and CTO of Mimetis.

Rosendo Garganta Devicare

Rosendo Garganta

Founder and CEO of Devicare

Industrial engineer and electronic engineer, Rosendo was lured away by the siren call of entrepreneurialism in the health and medtech sector. After studying business administration, entrepreneurship and innovation, he founded the medtech start-up Devicare. He is also a small investor and/or board member at start-ups Rob Surgical, usMIMA and Anaconda Biomed.

Markus Wilhelms

Markus Wilhelms


CEO of usMIMA and PhD in Microbiology and Biotechnology, Markus was one of the first edition fellows of d·HEALTH Barcelona, the biodesign postgraduate program of Moebio (an initiative of Biocat). He is originally from Germany but he have been living and working across Europe, U.S.A. and South America.