Tomas Bertok (CTO) – Tomas has 16 years of experience in nanotechnology and applied biochemistry gained mostly during his work at the Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences. He focuses on preclinical validations, biomarker discovery and assay development, implementation, and design of innovative diagnostic tests. He holds many prestigious grants, awards, and scholarships. He also devotes his time to numerous popularization activities and lectures.

  • 2020: TOP Young Innovative Entrepreneur of the Slovak Republic, JCI Slovakia 
  • 2019 & 2020: ESET Science Award Finalist 
  • 2018: Czech and Slovak Academy of Sciences Award for the best publication 
  • 2017: Young Personality of Science, Scientist of the Year of the Slovak Republic 2016 under 35 years. 
  • 2016: Danubius Young Scientist award, Austrian Ministry of Science, Research and Economics 
  • 2016: Forbes Slovakia 30 under 30 – TOP Personality of Science 
  • 2014: Stefan Schwarz grant for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Slovak Academy of Sciences  
  • 2014: Slovak President’s Award for research in natural sciences 
  • 2014: TOP student personality of Slovakia, JCI Slovakia
  • Other awards such as BASF SK, Metrohm CZ, Intenda SK and grants from Slovak Research and Development Agency

He published more than 55+ scientific papers with 1500+ citations (h-index 22), he is author of 2 books and another 3 book chapters. He is/was supervisor of 5 PhD. students.