The Allarta Team

Our team has deep expertise in polymer science, immunology, cell biology, pediatrics, biomedical engineering and preclinical research.

Harald Stover, PhD

Harald Stover, PhD

Founder and CEO

Professor, McMaster University, recognized globally as a pioneer in micro/nanoparticle development, and biologics delivery. Past awards include an NSERC/3M Industrial Research Chair, Canada’s National Award for Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Director of NSERC Collaborative Research and Training Experience (CREATE) Program in Biomaterials.

Maria Antonakos, MBA

Maria Antonakos, MBA

Founder and COO

A business development professional with over 20 years’ experience building strategic partnerships. Maria has raised over $70m for mission-led organizations in Science, Life Science, Education, Entrepreneurship, the Arts, Social Justice and Women in Leadership. She is devoted to building inclusive, diverse and collaborative teams.

Senior Leadership

Director, Research and Business Development
Medical Director, Clinical Development and Commercialization

Lab Operations

Research and Lab Operations Associate

Polymer Team

Senior Scientist, Polymer Chemistry
Scientist, Biomaterials and Lab Assistant
Research Associate, Polymer Chemistry

Capsule Team

Senior Scientist, Biomaterials and Project Manager
Lab Technician and Project Management Associate
Biotech Lab Assistant

Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology Team

Director, Regenerative Medicine
Senior Scientist, Cell Biology
Cell Biology Researcher
Biotech Research Assistant


Senior Scientist, Biomaterials and Biomanufacturing

Pre-clinical Team

Pre-Clinical Studies Veterinary Assistant
Animal Tech

Business Operations & Finance

Administrator and Executive Assistant
Executive Assistant