Maria Heinonen

Analyst, B.Sc.

+358 50 317 0051

Maria is working at Spinverse as Analyst in the Bioeconomy team. She participates in preparing proposals for different EU funding instruments and supports in the administration of ongoing projects.

Before joining Spinverse in 2021, Maria worked at a startup hub helping health and life science companies and organizing a startup accelerator program. She also worked at a biomedical research laboratory assisting on genetic research projects.

Maria holds a Bachelor’s degree in molecular biosciences from the University of Helsinki and is about to graduate as Master of Science in genetics and molecular biosciences. In her studies she has focused on genetics, bioinformatics and human health. For her Master’s Thesis project, which she completed at Folkhälsan Research Center, she studied the genetic cause of a rare hereditary bone disorder.

Outside office hours, Maria likes to spend time singing, travelling, reading, walking or playing badminton.

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