Dr. Abdelmadjid Hihi is Deputy Director for scientific affairs and partnerships at Clinatec, CEA-Leti’s medical technology and clinical research division. He is a member of CEA-Leti’s Internal Scientific Council, and is responsible for coordinating international public-private partnerships, in particular for medical devices, biomedical research, and neurotechnologies. Before joining Clinatec, Madjid was at Génome Québec as Scientific Program Manager; and at Chronogen Inc. (Montreal, Quebec) as R&D group leader. Regularly, he gives lectures in universities and business schools in France, Algeria, and Japan. He has been invited to the KEIO University (Tokyo, Japan) 2017 Global Fellow Program, and he trains graduate students in innovation management at Clinatec since 2014. Madjid holds a Ph.D in biological sciences from Lausanne University. He is a former Swiss National Fund postdoctoral fellow, and a McGill University postgraduate alumni.