Catalyst Europe unites a multidisciplinary group of talented scientists, engineers, clinicians, and business experts from academia, industry and clinical domains which, together, identify needs and develop opportunities to increase the potential impact of biomedical research. As one, we go from Reseach to Impact.



Carla Amarante Cuadrado, MD

Neurology resident | Hospital 12 de Octubre

Esther Amofa-Adade

PhD Student, Doctoral School of Regional and Business Administration Sciences | Szechenyi Istvan University

Leó Asztalos, MD

Medical Doctor | University of Szeged, Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical School, Department of Dermatology and Allergology

Alberto Javier Fidalgo Herrera, PhD

IT Consultant | INECO

Ing. Maria Floriana Alaia

Associate service specialist for digital health | Medtronic IHS

Ambra Hyskaj

PhD candidate | Doctoral School of Environmental Sciences, Eötvös Loránd University

Dr. rer. nat. Luis Ignacio Lopera Gonzalez

Researcher | Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Daniel Palkovics

Dentist | Semmelweis University

Alvaro Usabiaga Gervas

Geneneral and digestive surgery resident | Hospital Clínico San Carlos

Ravi Vazirani Ballesteros, MD

Medical Doctor | Complutense University of Madrid | Cardiology resident at Clínico San Carlos Hospital

Carlos Vega, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher | Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine


Daniel Abler, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow at ARTORG Center for Biomedical Research, University of Bern

Laura Bernáez Timón

PhD candidate in Systems Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Brain Research

Balázs Kunkli

PhD Candidate in Molecular Cell and Immune Biology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen

Malte Ollenschläger

PhD Candidate, Machine Learning and Data Analytics Lab (MaD Lab), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

David Pastor Escuredo, PhD

Data, AI and Digital Innovation Leader, Center for Technology and Innovation for Development, itdUPM

László Péter Pusztai

PhD student, Doctoral School of Informatics, University of Debrecen

Patricia Saez Carlin, MD. PhD.

General and Gastrointestinal Surgeon, Hospital Clínico San Carlos

Nil Sancho Comasòlivas

Market Access and Health Economics Manager EMEA & LATAM, Global Blood Management Company

Arpad Szoor, MD. PhD.

Assistant Lecturer, University of Debrecen

Adrián Valls Carbó, MD

Neurologist, Hospital Clínico San Carlos

Botond Vitézy

Medical Doctor and Research Assistant, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Debrecen

Helena Xicoy

Research Assistant, Vall d’Hebron Research Institute



Robert Doczi, PhD

Head of Research | Oncompass Medicine Hungary & Genomate Health Inc.

Bjoern Eskofier, PhD

Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg & Helmholtz Munich

Martha Gray, PhD

Faculty director | MIT linQ; J. W. Kieckhefer Professor of Health Sciences and Technology; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Petra B. Krauledat, PhD

President | PNPResearch Corporation

María Jesús Ledesma, PhD

Full Professor | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) & CIBER-BBN

Norberto Malpica, PhD

Associate Professor | Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC)

Francisca Mulero, MD, PhD

Molecular Imaging Unit, Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO)

István Rácz,MD, PhD

Professor emeritus | Széchenyi István University, Győr, Hungary

Pranjul Shah, PhD

Head of the Incubator | University of Luxembourg

Nancy R. Steele

Faculty | MIT linQ

Ivan Uray, MD, PhD

Associate Professor | University of Debrecen

Barbara Vodicska, PhD

Head of Translational Science | Oncompass Medicine Hungary & Genomate Health Inc.


Martha Gray, PhD

Faculty Director at MIT linQ; J. W. Kieckhefer Professor of Health Sciences and Technology; Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bjoern Eskofier, PhD

Catalyst Europe Erlangen Hub Leader, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuernberg

María Jesús Ledesma, PhD

Catalyst Europe Madrid Hub Leader, Full Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid & CIBER-BBN

Ivan Uray, MD, PhD

Catalyst Europe Debrecen Hub Leader, Research Associate Professor, University of Debrecen

Joerg Bauer

President & CEO, Tungsram Group

Patrícia Becsky-Nagy