Innovation Strategies and Policies Manager, TECNALIA Research & Innovation
Begoña Sánchez: Innovation Strategies and Policies Manager at TECNALIA Research & Innovation. She has a Business Management Diploma by I.E. Business School (2008), a Diplôme d´Etudes Européennes by the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1995) and a B.Sc. in Economics and Business (International Economics and Development) by the University of Basque Country (1992). She participates in launching new initiatives in the field of Innovation Policies for the Joint Institute for Innovation Policies (www.jiip.eu). Prior professional experience includes private consultancy firms, regional government delegation and European Commission.
She is an expert project manager in European funded research and structural fund projects regarding innovation strategy and policy development as well as evaluation of public policies. She has both a theoretical and applied knowledge of European policies and regulations and their impact on regional economies. Currently, project coordinator of H2020 EU-GREAT project-European guide and recommendations for the combined funding of large-scale RDI initiatives.