From research to business

EvoEnzyme is a spin-off from the laboratory of Miguel Alcalde (ICP-CSIC)

Our solutions are based on research led by Miguel Alcalde, who has been working for over two decades in developing novel strategies for applied biocatalysts and protein engineering by directed evolution.

EvoEnzyme team

We are group of professionals with diverse academic backgrounds and expertise

Miguel Alcalde

CSIC Research Professor. Expert on directed evolution and applied biocatalysis.

María Urbano
Expert in business development, managing, marketing and communication.
Francisco Plou
CSIC Research Professor. Expert in enzyme chemistry and biotransformations .
Javier Viña

PhD in Biochemistry.  Expert in library creation methods and high-throughput screening protocols.

Ivan Mateljak

PhD in Biotechnology. Expert in directed evolution and enzyme chimeragenesis.

Patricia Gómez

PhD in Microbiology . Expert in directed evolution and unspecific peroxygenase engineering.

Alba Arranz

Biotechnology, B.Sc.

PhD in Biological Sciences.

Expert in enzyme biocatalysis and bioactive natural products.

Marta Moya

Biology, B.Sc.

PhD in Psychology (Psychobiology)

Juan Carlos Martin
Research Assistant
Juan Cerrolaza

Biochemestry, B.A.

Biotechnology, M.S.

Alexandra Mora

Enviromental Sciences, B.A.

Biotechnology, M.S.

Mikel Dolz

Biochemestry, B.A.

Biotechnology, M.S.

Jessica Moran

Laboratory Technician

Carmen Alcalde

Expert in Administration.

Visiting students

Nuria Velasco
Carolina Rodríguez

Former students

Morgane Valles
Sara Andres
Pablo Velázquez
Sara Atienza
Maxim van Delft

Advisory board

Seema Singh

Expert in ligninolityc enzymes and biorefineries.

Director of biomass petreatment and process development and Deputy Vice President, the Joint Bioenergy Institute, Washington, USA.

Humin Zhao

Expert in directed evolution and synthetic biology.

Chair Professor University of Urbana-Champaign. Ilinois, USA.

 Frank Hollman
Expert in biocatalysis and organic synthesis.

Professor at Tudelft University, Netherlands.

Sarel – Jacob Fleishman
Expert in computational protein design.

Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

Pierre Monsan
Founder and Advisor of several biotech companies; CEO-CSO Cell-Easy.

Emiritus Professor INSA, University of Toulouse, France.

Martin Hofrichter
Expert in environmental biotechnology specially with ligninolytic oxidoreductases.

Professor Technical University of Dresden, Germany.

Roland Wohlgemuth
Expert in applied biocatalysis.

Professor Lodz University of Technology, Poland.