Our Team


Demetrio Gil

Demetrio Gil

Chief Executive Officer

MBA from the IESE Business School and is also an industrial engineer from the Polytechnic University of Valencia. In addition, he has more than ten years of experience in global companies of different industries and sectors, where he has demonstrated a high capacity to adapt to unexpected changes and difficulties. This experience has also endowed him with a high negotiation capacity, both in Europe and other locations such as Asia or Africa, giving him a high cultural knowledge. Finally, managing concurrent construction projects as well as budgets of over €30 Million gives him a strong project management capability. The combination of all these characteristics makes him an experienced and highly skilled leader, capable of leading our project to success.

Carlos Fito

Carlos Fito

Technical Director and Project Coordinator

MsC in Occupational Risk Prevention specialized in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Ergonomics and Applied Psychosociology and the MsC in Environmental Health from Menendez Pelayo International University. His background is completed with a Diploma in Advanced Studies in Marine Biology and a Degree in Biology from the University of Valencia. During his career Carlos has acquired extensive experience, both as coordinator of R&D projects focused on the study of nanoparticles (NanoMICEX, REACHNano, NanoRISK, NanoMonitor, NanoDESK …) and as an expert in risk management. This risk control includes experience in human and environmental toxicology and occupational and environmental exposure. The knowledge of all these risks has allowed him to become a consultant for the REACH regulation and participate in training and participation services for the implementation of nanomaterials safe use protocols.

Maidá Domat

Maidá Domat

Nanotechnology Scientist and Gender equality coordinator

PhD in Aerosol Physics and a Degree in Physics from the University of Oviedo, as well as periods in the Nanostrukturtechnik group at the University of Duisburg-Essen. In addition, he has extensive experience in the field of synthesis, classification and characterization of gas-phase nanoparticles, including the design of experiments with gases and particles in vacuum tubes. This has allowed her to work on:

  • Classification of ions or nanoparticles
  • Electric charge of nanoparticles
  • Deposition of nanoparticles in layers
  • Occupational health and environment safety
  •  Studies on coagulation and aggregation/agglomeration
  •  Tool development, testing and calibration
  •  Automation of regular tasks
  • Characterization of inhalable and respirable fractions
  • Synthesis and manipulation of nanoparticles to replicate risk situations in an exposure chamber
  • Nanoparticle fate modelling in industrial environments
  • Exposure assessment to nanomaterials
  • Improvement of airborne nanoparticle technology
  • Instrumentation development of a new corona charger
  • Theoretical modelling of electrical charging and size selection processes of aerosols
  • Characterization of inhalable aerosol in coal mines, quarries and thermal power stations
  • Proposal and monitoring of research and EU Projects
Adelaida Prieto

Adelaida Prieto

IPR Strategist

MSc Degree in Chemical Engineering by the Polytechnic University of Valencia. She also has an MSc Degree in Management of Intellectual Property by Queen Mary University of London. Adelaida is currently undertaking an executive MBA by EDEM Business School.
With more than 15 years’ experience in research, innovation and intellectual property, she started her career at an R&D consultancy company. She also worked for the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and for the technology transfer company of one of the UK leading universities managing its patent and trademark portfolio. At ITENE she manages the IP portfolio and provides advice on protection and exploitation across all the activities of the institute.

Vanesa Blasco

Vanesa Blasco

Business Developer

Business Administration and Management Degree by the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a Master in Financial Planning and Insurance by the same university.
She has a wide experience in business management, where she has had contact with all relevant aspects of her profession. From assistance to entrepreneurs to technology transfer through administration or product control.

Bárbara Ribes

Bárbara Ribes

Communication Manager

Technical Engineer in Industrial Design (Polytechnic University of Valencia and also has a Master in Design), Management and Development of New Products and another in Business, Product and Service Management, both from the same university. In addition, she has a Postgraduate Degree in the Blanquerna Faculty of Communication in Coolhunting and qualitative trend research. To this adds a workshop in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology about Senseable Cities, Architecture and Planning and a course Managing Tech-Driven Business & Legal Aspects of the Music Industry by the Berklee College of Music.
In terms of experience, she has a long career in design, marketing and event organization, having worked in companies of diverse sectors. She began her professional life as a designer, acquiring responsibilities within the marketing sector throughout her career, while at the same time making this work compatible with that of a designer. As for the organization of events, he acquired these skills thanks to a personal project, where he successfully undertook the organization of a music festival.