Jaromír Zahrádka is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of i&i Prague. Prior to setting up i&i Prague, he held the position of Business Development Manager at the IOCB TTO in Prague from 2012 where he participated in almost every aspect of academy-to-business Technology Transfer. Under his supervision, three spin-off projects were established – Riocath Medical Devices a.s., DIANA Biotechnologies and iBodies. He remains a member of the Supervisory Board of Riocath.
Jaromír holds an MSc. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Charles University in Prague. He also completed his master’s in Corporate Economics, Management and Enterprise Valuation at the University of Economics in Prague.
Using his economical background in combination with his scientific expertise, he will provide complex perspective for evaluation of the project´s potential and feasibility. He will help you find the right strategy, further investors or licensing partners and he will make the numbers play in your favour. His expertise and network of contacts including big Pharma or investors can open a brand-new perspective for your project.
Jiří Moos is our In-licensing Manager, having joined i&i Prague from DiaSorin where he was Marketing Manager. He is also the chairman of TACR GAMA Commercialization Board at the Institute of Molecular Genetics in Prague, and an external member of the Supervisory Board at the Institute of Biotechnology AS CR.
Between 2008 and 2016, he acted as Senior Sales Manager for Sigma-Aldrich, Czech Republic and Slovakia, and as a Coordinator of regional Sigma-Aldrich Applied Business Unit activities also covering Hungary and Poland. For six years he was working for Immunotech a.s., a Beckman-Coulter company located in Prague, first as Product Manager in the Clinical Chemistry team and later as a Life Science Product Specialist team leader.
Jiří also has extensive experience as a Scientific Researcher at the Centre of Assisted Reproduction, General Teaching Hospital in Prague and as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Molecular Genetics AS CR in Prague.
Jiří Moos completed his Master´s Degree in Biology and Chemistry at Charles University in Prague. He received a Ph.D. (CSc.) in Biology from the Institute of Molecular Genetics, AS CR in Prague, followed by almost 3 years of postdoctoral fellowship in the field of Biology of Reproduction at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Jiří studied Business and Strategic Selling at the Miller Heiman school.
If you are interested in cooperation, Jiří will most probably be the person you will be meeting most often. Maybe you are already on his radar because he is the one looking for new opportunities. He has been in the world of science for almost three decades and he has made an extensive network of contacts. He will find the right partner in terms of science. You need a cooperative lab that will produce your compound? Are you looking for a partner to share the amount of data you need to measure? He will find one for you.
Kateřina Pýchová is the PR & Office Manager for i&i Prague having joined the company from the very beginning. Previously, she had gained experience working for BNP Paribas Personal Finance SA in Prague as an assistant.
Kateřina holds a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of Organisms from Charles University in Prague.
When your project is ready to launch, and you need to be in favour with the press, Kateřina will be the one helping your project get the attention it deserves. She will help you find the right company to create your web pages and find your company´s corporate identity. She will help organizing your trips to conferences and help your project shine a bit more than the others.