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European Innovation Council

Enric Claverol-Tinturé




EIC Programme Manager for medical technologies and medical devices

After engineering studies at the Technical University of Catalonia, Enric obtained a PhD in engineering and neuroscience from the University of Southampton. He became a postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of technology, returning to Europe as a Ramon y Cajal fellow, becoming a tenured academic at the Barcelona-based Bioengineering Research Centre.

He then left academic life to run his spin-off company, Aleria Biodevices, after which he became the director general of the Catalonia Foundation for R&I (FCRi), coordinating funding to support ground-breaking technologies. He also founded Afferent Technologies, a medical technology start-up.

Start date: 1 August 2020

Outreach activities

  1. 7 - 8 December
    EIC Summit, Brussels (BE) & online
    • the flagship event of the EIC - see the EIC Summit page for more details
    • MedTech side event “Building Synergies across the Medtech Projects”
  2. 14 November
    Medica Fair Trade Düsseldorf
  3. 13 - 14 October
    Health Tech Innovation Days (HTIDs), Paris (FR)
  4. 11 - 12 October
    Brain Innovation Days (BIDs) , Brussels (BE)
  5. 22 - 27 September
    EIC Challenges Workshop with Member States
    • Organised by the Programme Managers' Office 
    • Please find individual reports and Power Point presentations for the session here
  6. 29 - 30 June
    Bits & Pretzels Healthtech Conference Munich (DE)
  7. 1 July
    Neuro Tech Synergy event
  8. 18 May
    Imaging Synergy event