Fran is a biologist by training and a DIYbio enthusiast engaged in the development of open biology communities. Fran helped to create the first open citizen biofablab of Madrid (Spain) and founded the first collegiate and High School iGEM teams in the city. Professionally he has expertise in tissue engineering, nanotechnology, and biosensing. He is enthusiastic about electronics and digital manufacturing, and an open science promoter. At this moment he is enrolled as a student of the BIO3 Master’s programme at the Open FIESTA faculty, where he also helped to coordinate the BioHacking space of the faculty. His actual field of work is centered around open-source sensing technologies in low resource settings.