Meet The Team

Dr. Alina Ruta 

Founder & CEO


Technology Product Guru, Operations, Chemical/Biomedical Engineer Leader disruptive technology commercialization, Technology strategy, International Business Development Executive Expertise in Fortune 500 companies.


Fluent in 6 languages. NSF I-Corps Entrepreneurial Lead


Holds a Ph.D. in Chemical/Biomedical Engineering from the University of Florida and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota

Dr. Nathan Gallant

Technology Inventor Consultant 

(USF Professor)


Mechanical Engineering, Expert in Tissue Engineering, Bioengineering NSF & NIH Funded Research NSF I-Corps Principal Investigator. fellowship at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.


M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. NSF CAREER award recipient for his work developing combinatorial biomaterials for mechanobiology.