From lab to
The idea of creating a university spin-
In 2004, the
idea and business model was awarded in
the 'II Competition for spin-
A year later, in 2005, I participated in a course at 'Virtual Business Incubator' Madrid Science Park, 'XI Training Program for Entrepreneurs', conducting the business plan.
In 2007 the
project was again awarded in the 'II
Contest of Ideas and New Technology Based Companies (EBTs) UCM' after redefining the initial business idea (see Tribuna Complutense, in spanish).
In 2013 I was awarded, participating in the 'II Entrepreneurship Lab',
Scientific Park of Madrid, under the
project entitled INTELLIGENT AFFECTIVE MACHINES.
The spin off project aimed to develop
and market a software applied to the analysis of the sound structures of laughter,
specifically applying it to the detection of emotional content, and
from there, to the diagnosis of
depression. The project was conducted in
collaboration with 'Grupo de
Investigación de Bioinformación y Biología de
Sistemas', Instituto Aragonés de
Ciencias de la Salud (IACS) in Zaragoza (Spain).
A summary of my
experience as an entrepreneur has been included in the following