|European Investment Fund||Head of Technology Transfer Investments Innovation & Technology Investments||Luxembourg|
Is Europe competitive enough in Life Sciences innovation ?
Piyush joined the EIF in 2006 and is currently Head of Technology Transfer & IP Investments in the Innovation and Technology Investments team. In 2015 the EIF invested over EUR 2bn across the Private Equity spectrum in the EU and accession countries, making it the largest VC backer in the EU. Prior to EIF, Piyush held positions at the Genetrix Group (Madrid), Spark Ventures (Madrid), Dresdner Kleinwort (Madrid / London), and Barclays (London). He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from King’s College London, an M.Phil and a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Cardiff and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, together with an International MBA from IE Business School, Madrid.