Head of Research and Innovation Funding Support at IST since 2020.
Member of ETP Manufuture’s ISG since 2021.
13 years of experience with European and National Policies and Research and Innovation Funding Programs (Horizon Europe, H2020, FP7).
11 years of experience as Portuguese representative in the European Commission for the research and innovation framework programme, namely in the Programmes Committees, in areas and initiatives such as nanotechnologies, advanced materials, advanced manufacturing and processing, innovation in SMEs, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Innovation Hubs, Factories of the Future, Made in Europe, Energy Efficient Buildings, Sustainable Process Industries for Resource and Energy Efficiency, Process4Planet, EMRP and EMPIR.
Solid knowledge of European and national stakeholders in materials, manufacturing and industrial processes. Experience as a speaker, moderator and trainer in Portuguese and International Conferences, Events and workshops. Leading role in several working groups and projects, for example, coordination of the Portuguese Research and Innovation Agenda for Industry and Manufacturing and support to the definition of the Portuguese Strategy for Artificial Intelligence.
Familiar with business development advice and coaching in deep tech technologies.