Juan is senior consultant at ZENIT GmbH, the innovation agency of the North Rhine-Westphalia. Currently he is leading the teams Healthcare (cooperation in the areas technology, commercial and research) and Internationalisation of SMEs. He is deputy head of the German EU Contact Point for Public Procurement of Innovation (HORIZON 2020). Juan is since 2002 representative of North Rhine-Westphalia in the Sector Group Healthcare of the Enterprise Europe Network and since 2015 Chair of this Sector Group. He is the main organiser of the international Healthcare Brokerage Event at MEDICA.
He is member of the team for start-ups and for scale-up companies as well as funding and advisor and evaluator of two healthcare start-up competitions and representative of the EU SME eHealth competition in Germany. He studied geography, economics and law and holds a Master degree in Economic Geography.