Tourism Planning degree and Master in Local Development and Territorial Innovation. Since 2004 he has been working with consultancies, biotech companies, research centres and universities in leading/contributing to multi-year, cross-theme, multi-cultural and multidisciplinary research projects, by planning, coordinating and managing research ventures, especially those funded by the European Union.
He has deep knowledge of the administrative and financial issues of EU-funded projects. Furthermore, he has worked extensively on communication strategies, training planning and execution, as well as in the management of IPR and exploitation strategies, including business modelling and sustainability of the generated results.
His experience includes the provision of training on EU-funded opportunities, proposal preparation and valorisation of research project results. He is also one of the authors of ACCIÓ’s Guide for managing Horizon 2020 projects, published in December 2014.