Spas Kerimov

Founder and CEO

Printivo

Dr. Spas Kerimov is founder and CEO of Printivo, biotech company creating living tissues & organoids with 3D-bioprinting technology. Printivo is “Enterprise of the Year” for 2018 awarded by the President of Repiblic of Bulgaria. The company has won CESA Awards for two years in a row (2018,2019) as Best HealthTech startup. More awards including CIDIC Award, finalist on BetaPitch Global Berlin 2017 and etc.

Spas is medical doctor with numerous international awards & recognition at European scientific congresses. He is interested in tissue engineering & regenerative medicine in particular 3D bio-printing of artificial human tissues and organs. Also, he is quite interest in Artificial Intelligence, Biotech revolution and the fate of Humanity.

Founder of Association of Students Explorers and International Biomedical Congress – Sofia.
In 2015 he founded an Association of Students Explorers, an NGO with hundreds of members so far. The mission of the NGO is to help the universities to prepare better medical specialists.

In 2018 became one of the founders of the first Health and Life Sciences Cluster in Bulgaria.

TEDx speaker.
Part of The ChangeMakers of Bulgaria Initiative at MOVE.BG.
Speaker of popular science in Ratio.
40-to-40 Darik radio.
The Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2019 by JCI Bulgaria.
Student of the Year, 2017.

Multiple guest lecturer at several universities on topics related to entrepreneurship, high-tech startups and the perspectives of biotechnological business.

Other speakers in 2020

Bulgaria

Peter Shopov

Scientific Liaison/Human Genetics
NM Genomix

Germany

Michael Byczkowski

Vice president and Global Lead of the Industry Business Unit Healthcare Providers
SAP SE

Bulgaria

Maya Zlatanova

CEO of FindMeCure
Product Master Mind @ TrialHub at FindMeCure
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