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Sector: Biotech
Founded: 2019
First Invested: 2020
Located: Boston, USA and Athens, Greece
Website: http://theheropatch.com




First Invested

Boston, USA and Athens, Greece


Anodyne is a preclinical-stage biotech company developing differentiated, transdermal forms of high-value drugs.

The company’s patent-pending, porous microneedle technology provides the first practical and cost-effective platform, Hero Patch, to deliver clinically meaningful doses of macromolecules (such as monoclonal antibodies) or small molecules (such as ibuprofen) for fast and sustained delivery.

We pride ourselves on providing a painless experience for all of those involved in the production, delivery, and consumption of medicines.

Jake Lombardo

Jake Lombardo

Cofounder and CEO

Jake has a unique combination of biomedical engineering experience and entrepreneurial acumen. He holds a B.S. of Biomedical Engineering from Union College and an M.Sc. of Innovation and Management from Tufts University. He couples this with leadership qualities developed over a lifetime of team sports to help set the direction of Anodyne.

Konstantinos Tzortzakis

Konstantinos Tzortzakis

Cofounder and CBO

Konstantinos is an engineer turned entrepreneur. He holds a Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens and an M.Sc. in Innovation and Management from Tufts University, Boston, USA. Konstantinos has engineering and management expertise coupled with exposure in the US and Greece, making the alignment of interdisciplinary teams second nature

Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad

Hojatollah Rezaei Nejad

Cofounder and CTO

Hojat is a Physicist specialized in Microscale and Nanoscale physics.

His work led to the discovery of several new physics that describe the behavior of nano-bubbles (NBs) and nano-droplets (NDs) in nanoscale and particles in microscale.

Dr. Nejad is also a known specialist in Micro/Nano Fabrication technologies. His work resulted in the development of innovative biomedical and lab-on-chip drug delivery and diagnostic devices.

He is a former Assistant Professor of electrical and computer engineering at Tufts University was also a Pre- and Post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST). Dr. Nejad is a winner of several prestigious awards including Friedman Foundation Scholarships in Health Sciences.

Dr. Nejad is from Shiraz, Iran.

Ph.D. in 2016 from University of British Columbia (UBC)
M.Sc. from K.N.Toosi University, Tehran, Iran
B.Sc. from Shahid Chamran University, Ahwaz, Iran

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