Director / Owner, Catalyze
Jalal Es-Sbai is a co-founder of Catalyze and has raised more than 200 million Euro in grants and loans for different types of organizations. Jalal specializes in business development and financing strategies for innovative companies.
Jalal holds a Bachelor in Chemical Technology from the Saxion Hogeschool in Enschede. After completing his theses at the Energy research Centrum Netherlands (ECN) and subsequently at Teijin Aramid BV in Arnhem, he completed the Master program in Management and Entrepreneurship in Health and Life Sciences. In 2007, he co-founded Catalyze, now a market leader in obtaining funding for biomedical and healthcare innovations. Catalyze has offices in Amsterdam, Utrecht, Oss (Netherlands), Copenhagen (Denmark) and Basel (Switzerland), and employs 60 employees.
Catalyze is passionate about innovation, research and development in biotech and life sciences that will change the world. That is why Catalyze enthusiastically works with leading researchers and developers to obtain funding, enabling them to achieve their goals.
Catalyze proudly supports leading researchers and ambitious innovators with grand ideas, working with projects in early stage research, all the way through the stages of development utilizing a non-dilutive funding, loans and venture capital which is specifically tailored to the individual plans of each project.
In the past few years, Catalyze has grown immensely broadening its network of partners significantly (1,000+ in Europe and beyond) which is utilized as a vital factor in the success of projects. These partnerships assist a company by increasing its chances of raising funds. This has resulted in raising close to half a billion Euro in funding for its clients during this time.
With an unparalleled amount of experience and a proven track record in providing our clients funding through grants and subsidies such as HORIZON2020, Eurostars, NIH, EuroTransBio and more regional funds and patent organizations, Catalyze will be expanding its strategic position within and beyond Europe. Long lasting relationships are built on maintaining a high standard of quality and client focus with the intention to continue providing services to an ever-increasing number of innovative organizations in consulting and executing the optimal strategies.
Catalyze by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs.