Dr De Mello is a Senior Innovation Technologist at Swansea University’s Healthcare Technology Centre, part of the Accelerate Wales programme. Leading on collaborative industry led research and development (R&D) of healthcare technologies.
After gaining a BSc and PhD, Dr De Mello worked with industry partner Innoture Ltd through a Knowledge Transfer Partnership as principle scientist to lead and develop their R&D capabilities within Swansea. This led to the successful launch of three products and a pilot clinical investigation of their medical device.
Dr De Mello is a chartered Scientist gaining accreditation in 2019 through the Royal Society of Biology.