Meet the BHH Ambassadors: Francesca Wuttke

Barcelona Health Hub is proud to count on our own BHH Ambassadors. The BHH Ambassadors are highly renowned experts in the field of digital health. They spread the word and help Barcelona Health Hub to promote innovation in digital health. The Ambassadors also assists to consolidate BHH as an international reference hub.

One of the ambassadors from the beginning of the Hub is Francesca Wuttke. She is the CEO and Founder of nen, that brings evicence-based Digitial Therapeutics solutions to preschool kids with cancer to help them manage their pain. Francesca brings with her broad drug development and healthcare expertise in both the US and Europe, with over 25 years of clinical, commercial, strategic and transactional experience. She has worked with diverse organizations including start-ups, consulting, large and specialty pharma as well as academia.

Formerly she was the Chief Digital Officer of Almirall where she created the Almirall Digital Garden to accelerate and incubate digital health startups housed in Barcelona Health Hub. She led European investments as Managing Director for the MSD Global Health Innovation Fund, LLC. Previously Francesca led Almirall´s Corporate Development Strategy team to transact on both med device and pharma M&A opportunities with a new and targeted focus for the company.

Before that Francesca worked at Novartis where she was responsible for two Cell and Gene therapy opportunities that were successfully brought into the organization as well as managing the strategy and commercialization for the existing portfolio of cell therapy assets.

Francesca, what do you bring to Barcelona Health Hub?

I bring experience in digital health from an operational perspective from pharma, as a digital health venture capital investor and most recently as a digital health entrepreneur.

Can you tell us what do you hope to achieve as a BHH Ambassador?

I aim to enhance the international visibility to Barcelona as a hub for digital health globally.

Francesca Wuttke at Barcelona Health Hub

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