Maribel was born in Medellín, Colombia, and was a professional ballerina before starting her career in nuclear medicine. She collaborated on the development and registration of the first radio-receptor therapy, a revolutionary treatment for cancer treatment.
Stefano is a nuclear physicist and successful entrepreneur, born in Avellino and living in Turin since childhood. At the beginning of his career, he worked for ten years with Nobel Prize laureate Carlo Rubbia at CERN and CRS4, in the field of Accelerator Driven Systems and nuclear waste transmutation.
In 2002, he founded Advanced Accelerator Applications – later purchased by Novartis for 3.9 billion dollars – for which Maribel took on the role of Chief Medical Officer. Since 2021, he is the founder and CEO of newcleo, a company committed to developing new-generation nuclear reactors to produce safe, clean and sustainable energy.