Eduardo Margallo obtained his M.Eng. degree in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, a M.Sc. Degree in Physics from UNED and a M.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing. Elektrotechnik) from the University of Stuttgart (Germany). He completed his doctorate at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) in the area of biophotonic instrumentation.

He has accumulated 8 years of experience in the design and manufacturing of biophotonic instrumentation and integrated optics, with in-depth knowledge of the physics of light propagation in tissue, sensor microfabrication techniques and silicon photonic devices. During this time he participated in the definition and implementation of clinically driven research projects in collaboration with several universities and hospitals in the Netherlands and Italy.

Eduardo co-founded MedLumics in 2009 and is currently its CEO, having guided the company through its seed and start-up phases. In particular, he led fund-raising activities resulting in a 3.5M€ A-Round closed in November 2011.