MERC Team Elena Venturelli Michele Maltese and Sonia Granados


Experience in Manufacturing (Cardiovascular Catheters, Balloons, Stents, RF Catheters and Needles), Distribution (Cardiovascular, Radiology, Interventional Oncology….), Therapy & Market Development (BTK Baloons, TAVI, Atherectomy, Cryoablation, Protection Devices, Renal Denervation and other cardiovascular devices).

Market initiators for new medical devices (Peripheral BTK balloons, DES, protection devices, closure devices, percutaneous valves, renal denervation, radiofrequency).

Elena Venturelli Elena Venturelli

Co-Founder & CEO

Electronic-Biomedical Engineer. Co-founder of Invatec SpA. Experience in Production, Regulatory, Clinical and Quality Assurance Affairs, Product Development and Market Access.

Michele Maltese Michele Maltese

Co-Founder & Business Manager

Mechanical-Biomedical Engineer. Co-founder of Invatec Italia and Appocrate. Experience in International Marketing, Sales, Start-up organization and Market Access processes.

Sonia Granados Sonia Granados

International Regulatory Affairs & Reimbursement Specialist

Biotechnological Engineer with experience in International Regulatory Affairs, Reimbursement, Food Hygiene and Safety, Chemical Analysis, Quality Control and HACCP.

Chiara Zuliani Chiara Zuliani

Junior Regulatory affairs

Master's Degree in Medical Biotechnology. At Merc, I take care of the preparation, revision and submission of regulatory documents. I also deal with the registration of medical devices in Italy and the preparation of the necessary documentation for a quality system according to ISO 13485.