Elena Boldesco, MSc


Hi, I’m Elena.
Nice to meet you!

I believe that trust and transparency is pivotal when working with clients for building a sustainable relationship. As a consultant at ttopstart, my purpose to provide insights and full support to craft entrepreneurial ideas into potential medical innovations.


How/When did your passion for life sciences / innovation / research start? 

My passion for life sciences, innovation, and research traces its roots back to my childhood. I was always the curious kid, endlessly questioning how and why things worked the way they did. I could not help but wonder about the intricacies hidden beneath the surface. 

What are the main challenges for researchers and innovators in life sciences and health, and how would you like to empower them?. 

The main challenges for researchers and innovators in life sciences and health are multifaceted and often require comprehensive solutions. Besides ever-changing landscape, one of the biggest challenge lies in challenge lies in securing funding and resources for research projects. Many promising ideas and innovations in life sciences and health require substantial financial support to move from concept to reality. Grants and funding possibilities can be intensely competitive, leaving many researchers and entrepreneurs struggling to get the resources they require. At ttopstart, we empower researchers and innovators to navigate the complex landscape of securing funding and resources more effectively. Understanding their position, listening to their needs, and tailoring best suited solutions for each client is at the heart of what we do. Working together with our client as a team will further help bring promising ideas and innovations from concept to reality, ultimately benefiting society through advancements in healthcare and life sciences. 

What are your credentials/experience, for working in your position? 

I have successfully completed a bachelor’s in Life Sciences at the HAN University of Applied Sciences. After gaining work experience in both academia and a commercial start-up, I realized that I wanted to bridge the gap between science and society. To pursue this, I did my master’s in Management, Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences at Vrije University. I have experienced the passion lying within working on an innovation in a small start-up team with big dreams. Simultaneously, my education revealed the complexities of the process that it takes to bring innovation into society. 

What is your role and added value at ttopstart? 

As a consultant at ttopstart, my purpose is to provide insights and full support to craft entrepreneurial ideas into potential medical innovations. In my role, I hold the firm belief that trust and transparency are foundational elements when collaborating with our clients.   

What do you like most about working at ttopstart? 

At ttopstart, I have the privilege of working on visionary projects that allow me to seamlessly merge my scientific expertise with an entrepreneurial spirit. We push the frointiers of what is possible, together with our clients trianslating ideas into innovations with the potential to alter lives and disrupt the healthcare and life sciences environment. Working at ttopstart allows meeting outstanding visionaires, delving into futuristic projects and bridging the gap between science and society. This is particularly exciting when you do it as a team. Our team is composed of responsible individuals who share a passion for pushing the boundaries of what is possible in healthcare and life sciences. It is inspiring to work with like-minded professionals who are driven by a shared goal: to make a positive influence on society. 

The ttopstart values are Teamwork, Taking Ownership and Passion, how do you personally relate to these values? 

Ttopstart values of Teamwork, Taking Ownership and Passion resonate deeply with me on both a personal and professional level. Teamwork is at the heart of every successful project.  It assumes trust, transparency, and diversity. At ttopstart we work hard every day to recognize each other’s unique skillset and create an atmosphere where trust and transparency prevails.  

Taking ownership entails assuming responsibility for one’s work and its outcomes. It is a value that aligns perfectly with our dedication to providing the best service and support to clients. I believe that by taking ownership of my responsibilities, I can ensure that we meet our commitments, deliver on our promises, and can go that extra mile.  

Lastly, passion is the intrinsic motivation, the fuel that drives what you do. This industry is filled with opportunities to make a meaningful difference, and my enthusiasm for our mission is unwavering. I believe that passion not only ignites creativity and determination but also inspires those around us. On a bad day, I approach my colleagues and their drive becomes infectious. Passion is what helps me continuously learn, adapt, and become a better consultant so I can offer outstanding services.  

Nadia Honing

Growing in the Republic of Moldova, I have experienced a transition between various regimes, ideas, and views. Subsequently, there has been a continuous clash between the old ways and the new ways. I have always been inspired by innovative people, who are brave enough to look into the future, solve a problem, and change the world.

Contact details

+31 (0)88 – 83 81 330

Elena in facts

Healthy dose of self-irony

Passion for sports

Eats too much pasta

Curious nature

Loves laying in the sun

Nadia in facts