Iraida has an MSc degree in Neuroscience and a Masters in Business Administration applied to biotechnology-based companies, from the University of Barcelona. Iraida’s master thesis dealt with the analysis of cerebral proteins related to the cognitive symptomatology of schizophrenia, and developing a business plan, including market insights, NPV valuation and regulatory development. During this time, Iraida worked as a Marketing Assistant in a business school for scientific profiles, and as a Junior Business Development Manager for a life sciences consulting company. Iraida then went on to an internship as a Life Sciences Investment Analyst at Caixa Capital Risc, a VC firm based in Barcelona. After completing the internship, she joined OUI as an Assistant Licensing & Ventures Manager in June 2018. As an ALVM in the Life Sciences Team, Iraida offers support on a range of projects focused on medtech, e-health, drug development and diagnostics.