Rui A. Sousa

Chief Executive Officer & Chairman • Stemmatters

Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Materials Engineering and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Rui is an entrepreneur with renowned accomplishments in the fields of life sciences and medical devices. With strong hands-on experience in both materials science and tissue engineering fields, he has been actively involved in research and product development, holding more than 70 publications and 12 patents and patent applications. Rui’s professional trajectory has equipped him with expertise spanning various industrial and product sectors relying on innovation as crucial driver of business competitiveness. As Founder and CEO of Stemmatters, Rui has managed to secure multiple rounds of funding and competitive non-dilutive grants, successfully executing a demanding business model while establishing operations in rigorously regulated contexts. Driven by an unwavering passion for applied innovation, Rui is committed to accelerating Regenerative Medicine breakthroughs into tomorrow´s medicines.

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David Sourdive

Co-Founder, Executive Vice President CMC & Manufacturing • Cellectis

Rolf Hemminga

Vice President Global Sales & Marketing Life Sciences • Emerson Automation Solutions

Lior Raviv

Chief Technology Officer • Pluri

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