The HEART SENSE development team is multidisciplinary. The project involves engineers, technologists, experts in the field of medical device certification, doctors, veterinarians, specialists in project management and technology transfer, lawyers and analysts specialising in the operation of med-tech and life science industries, as well as a team of patent agents.
Grzegorz Suwalski, MD, PhD the project’s originator, Chief Technology Officer, CTO
Dr Suwalski is a specialist in cardiac surgery, co-creator of the HEART SENSE concept. He is an author of over 120 scientific publications and congress reports and a co-author of the implementations of several innovative surgical techniques published abroad and in this country (including The New York Times). A member of Polish and international scientific societies, he underwent training in centres in Switzerland and Germany and is a lecturer at the Medical University of Warsaw. Co-founder of Quantum Innovations – a company developing devices for use during cardiac surgery.
He is a graduate of the First Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Warsaw, and has a PhD in medical sciences awarded by the Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw
Przemysław Furdal Chief Executive Officer, CEO
Przemysław specialises in the management of research and development projects. He gained his experience at BTM Innovations where in recent years he has been involved in acquiring and coordinating project tasks from the earliest stages, i.e. analysing the market potential of projects, creating intellectual property protection strategies, as well as preparing a comprehensive business plan and obtaining financing. He has participated in over 25 complex projects so far. He prepared, among other things, comprehensive documentation for investors.
He is a graduate of the University of Gdańsk (medical chemistry), the University of Warsaw (organic chemistry), SGH (management) and a patent attorney applicant.
Wojciech Sława Darkiewicz General Counsel, Compliance Officer
Wojciech deals with the legal, strategic and organisational support for projects related to the protection, management and trading of intellectual property rights. He is responsible for R&D projects, cooperation between scientific units and entrepreneurs, obtaining public and private funds, transfer and commercialisation of technologies, investment processes etc.
He has experience in building, restructuring and managing entities, teams, processes and projects. He acquired this experience in companies, social organisations, law firms, corporations and public administration. He is also a member of the management board of BTM Innovations sp.z o.o., a leading Polish company providing business and technology services and creating an ecosystem supporting the development of innovation and technology transfer.
A graduate of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Warsaw. Post-graduate studies in Intellectual Property Law (WPiA UW) and Process Management (Kozminski University).