Elinor Banai

Grant Specialist

Elinor Banai received her MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the “Vrije Universiteit” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with specializations in Infectious Diseases and Immunology. After graduation, Elinor worked as a Research Scientist at diverse highly ranked research institutions in Israel. Prior to joining TheraNova, she worked at FreeMind Group as an R&D grant writing consultant, where she worked with various academic institutions and small business concerns across the life sciences to help them secure non-dilutive R&D funding from US Federal sources, such as the NIH, DoD, BARDA, NSF, as well as private foundations. She has assisted in obtaining several grants for her clients, including a $23MM BARDA contract for a renowned foreign company. At TheraNova, Elinor is involved in writing grants for the various ongoing biomedical engineering projects.