Federico is one of the three founders of GNA Biosolutions GmbH. He holds the post of Managing Director with the primary responsibilities for GNA’s finances as well technology-wise for the optoelectronic and software development. Federico has started his entrepreneurial career in high-school and thus gained many years of business planning experience.

Federico began his undergraduate studies of physics at the University of Münster/Germany, and then enrolled at the Universities of Würzburg/Germany and the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned his Master’s degree in physics in 2003. During his entire studies Federico was a fellow of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung). Afterwards, Federico moved to Munich/Germany where he worked in the Center for nanoscience and obtained his PhD in physics from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in 2008. He is author and co-author of 16 peer-reviewed scientific papers on detection technology.