About us

Grüne Labs is a global biopharmaceutical company with operations in Uruguay and Portugal, leading innovation in therapeutic medicines for children, adults, and veterinary uses through high technology in the processing of botanical specialities.


We combine biotechnology and pharmaceuticals to achieve high quality products.


The innovative merit of the project is the procurement of cannabis oils for the treatment of various diseases.


To generate an extract that serves as raw material for the development of medicinal products.

GrüneLabs’ mission is to be a trusted partner for its patients and consumers by transforming their lives with a cultivated experience, health, and wellbeing through high-quality, differentiated, and innovative products.

A pioneer in the development of cannabis extraction for drug production, GrüneLabs yields medicinal cannabis to treat neurological diseases and other pathologies.

We are focused on transforming biopharmaceutical discoveries into novel medicines to give people around the world to live better, redefining what’s possible.

Fundación Batar y GrüneLabs

Who we Are

The people who make it happen.

Sergio Merofa

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Founding partner of GrüneLabs, the first acquisition and legal license in the Americas and one of the pioneers in the world. Responsible for fundraising and sales; Company administrator; Owner of the first cannabis-related brand in Brazil; Former textile industrialist from SP; Helicopter pilot.


João Paulo Rocha

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Experience of more than seven years in construction projects of GACP cultivation laboratories and GMP botanical extraction of cannabis; Founding Director of Grünelabs Uruguay, the first legal cultivation and extraction license in the Americas and one of the first in the world; Leading Pharma by the Catholic University of Lisbon; Helicopter pilot; Current builder and director of GrüneLabs in Portugal.

Gabriel Bilate

Administrative Director at Uruguay

Graduated in Communication and aviator by profession, Gabriel has managed several micro-enterprises since a very early age. From restaurants to selling chemical products, Gabriel, with his discipline inherited from the years, shows his versatility and focus in the direction of the Grünelabs company in Uruguay.

Dr. Flávio Vieira da Motta

Legal Department

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics; OAB-SP Lawyer and OA – Portugal Lawyer; Specialist in contracts at Fundação Getúlio Vargas – Brazil, Project Manager at Stanford University, USA. Hewlett Packard, Embratel and Andrade Gutierrez. Responsible for GruneLabs’ legal department.


Dr. Ana Rita de Andrade

Dept. of R&D

Family Medicine Physician; Qualified and certified training in cannabinoid treatments by the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and The Medical Cannabis Institute – TMCI Global; Graduated with a Master’s Degree in Medicine from Nova Medical School (NMS|FCM – UNL); Postgraduate in Continuing and Palliative Care.

Dr. Romina Espinosa

Responsible Pharmacist

Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Laboratory professor at the Universidad de La República Oriental del Uruguay – UDELAR; Specialist in Analytical Method Development and Validation in HPLC; Specialist in good documentation practices and Process Validation in the Pharmaceutical Industry; GrüneLabs’ Technical responsible.


Tiago M. Alves

Security Director

Graduated in architecture; specialist in alarm systems with artificial intelligence level III; postgraduate degree in Security Management and Direction by the Ministry of Internal Administration; Training Manager and Industrial Security Trainer for over 20 years; Close Protection Operative Certificate – Euseca.

Marta Batista

Quality Control

Technical Laboratory specialist in laboratory management and analysis; use and maintenance of specific laboratory equipment; data analysis and results; scientific documents production (project activity reports, scientific articles and posters for congresses, seminars, among others). Responsible for GrüneLabs quality control.


Pedro Martinez Pollo

Master Grower

Bachelor of Medicine; Second year in the Faculty of Agronomy – UDELAR; Graduated in hydroponics; Head of indoor cultivation in Uruguay; eight years of experience in legal cannabis cultivation; Responsible for the exponential increase in indoor GACP production since joining the company as responsible for the cultivation.

Felipe Costa

Laboratory Manager

Chemist graduated from the University of Brasília; Specialist in botanical extractions; Head of GrüneLabs’ laboratory in Uruguay.


Sonia Correa

Administrative Manager

Administrator and HR, a specialist in the cannabis business.
Part of the team since Grünelabs’ foundation in Uruguay.


Manuel Poppe

Chief of Cultivation Technicians

Master grower specialist in organic crops and human resources. War reporter.


Sofia Amoreira

Administrative Assistant and HR

Administrator and HR specialist in the cannabis business. Part of the team since Grünelabs’ foundation in Portugal.

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GrüneLabs is a global biopharmaceutical company with operations in Uruguay, and Portugal.

+598 2291 4543

Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Pando
91000, Pando

Departamento de Canelones

Parque Industrial Gardunha Sul

Estrada Nacional 18, km 80,5

6005-300 | Soalheira

Castelo Branco