CTN-Marine Technology Center

Noelia Ortega Ortega CTN-Marine Technology Center Blue economy mentor at Digicirc accelerator. Noelia is expert in innovation and technological cooperation projects for a blue economy. She is currently CEO of CTN-Marine Technology Center and advisor of the European Commission. Noelia is an Automation and electronics engineer with advanced studies in Digital Technologies. She has more…

IIM-CSIC

Eva Balsa Research Deputy Director IIM-CSIC Dr Eva Balsa-Canto earned a diploma of Physics at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) in 1996 and a PhD from the Chemical Engineering Dept. at the University of Vigo in 2001. She got a postdoc position at the International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering and later,…

University of Santiago de Compostela

José Luis Villaverde Acuña University of Santiago de Compostela Director of Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship His professional career at innovation management began in the Innovation and Technology Transfer Office of the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1989. He works in public administration and also in business. His professional career in the private world includes…

Portos de Galicia

Susana Lenguas Gil Ente Público Empresarial Portos de Galicia, Xunta de Galicia Presidenta She has a degree in Civil Engineering, Canal and Port Engineering from the University of Cantabria. In July 2019 she was appointed as President of the Portos de Galicia Public Business Entity. Additionally, she is a member of the boards of Vigo,…

Turismo de Galicia

Mª Nava Castro Domínguez Turismo de Galicia, Xunta de Galicia Directora Graduated in Hispanic Philology from the Complutense University of Madrid, she has Master degrees in Planning and Management of Destinations and New Tourism Products (UDC); Emigration and Return (University of Vigo);Agents of Economic Development and Program Management (University of Vigo); Management and Direction of…

University of A Coruña

Salvador Naya Fernández University of A Coruña Vice Chancellor for Scientific Policy, Research and Transfer. Professor of Statistics and Operations Research of the Department of Mathematics. He has a degree in Mathematics from the University of Santiago de Compostela and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of A Coruña. In 1987 he started…

Analía Giussi National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP) Director of Fish Fisheries Doctor in Biology specialized in fisheries biology. As a researcher, she has dealt with the biological aspects of demersal fish species. She led the Southern and Subantarctic Demersal Fish Fisheries Program for more than 15 years, contributing as an assessment scientist…

Ignacio Gandarias Serrano Secretaría General de Pesca, Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación, Gobierno de España Director General de Ordenación Pesquera y Acuicultura Professional activity since 1980 in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, firstly contributing to the implementation and development of the agricultural insurance system in Spain and the management of its economic…

Galician Innovation Agency

Francisco Pichel Contra Galician Innovation Agency Innovation and EU project manager Project manager of IMPACT_RIS3T interregional cooperation project, which seeks to implement the Crossborder Smart Specialisation Strategy of Galicia-North Region (RIS3T). He has previous experience in EU, regional government and innovation policies, as well as a training background in European Affairs an international trade.

Anne-Marie Sassen DG CONNECT, European Commission Head of Unit of the “Digital Transformation of industrial ecosystems” Anne-Marie Sassen is Acting Head of Unit of the “Digital Transformation of industrial ecosystems” unit in DG CONNECT, European Commission. The Unit’s aim is to ensure that all industrial sectors in Europe benefit from digital transformation through greater efficiency…