Our Team

Our Team

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Dr. Paul Ko Ferrigno, CEO
Paul is the original developer of the Affimer technology commercialised by Avacta Life Sciences. Widespread interest in Affimers has exposed him to a range of biomedical fields where they have unique applications, for example when interfacing biology and electronics for novel biosensing applications. He has founded or co-founded 3 companies since 2008, including Avacta Life Sciences and metaLinear Ltd, which uses Affimer technology to uncover new drug targets in the fight against antibiotic resistance.


Mr Jean Dumont, COO 

Jean held a degree in physical sciences before establishing a career in technical marketing.​

He was a recent research assistant in University of Bath, Biosensor Lab​. He is experienced in PCB based microfluidics and Lab-on-PCB design and manufacture.
Dr. Uros Zupancic, CSO

Uroš is a PhD Researcher at the University of Bath with experiences from analytical development for biosimilar drugs (Novartis) and in vitro diagnostic development (Harvard University). Uroš specialised in protein biomarker detection for sepsis diagnosis, biosensor development, lab-on-chip design and the use of printed circuit boards for electrochemical sensing.

Scientific Advisory Board

Dr Pedro Estrela, Technology Advisor on Biosensors​ Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio) at the University of Bath.
Dr Despina Moschou​, Technology Advisor on Lab-on-Chip technology ​ Assistant Professor, Centre for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biodevices (C3Bio) at the University of Bath, UK.