#WeAreIRB: “The Drug Discovery Journey” by Israel Ramos, IRB Barcelona Technology Transfer Consultant


Israel Ramos is a drug discovery professional specialised in in vitro assay development support to research programs and compound characterisation. With his more than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, he is currently working at the at IRB Barcelona Innovation department as Technology Transfer Consultant. Israel provides support to IRB Barcelona researchers by giving advice about the applicability of potential drug candidates based on IRB Barcelona discoveries.

“Pharma companies have changed their model of working, and now are more open to collaboration. They are actively looking for innovative research projects in academy”, states Israel.

In this video, entitled “The Drug Discovery Journey”, Israel Ramos, Technology Transfer consultant at IRB Barcelona, explains the insights of drug discovery —the process by which drugs are discovered and/or designed— before they can be bought in pharmacies.