Begoña Sanchez

Begoña Sanchez

Innovation Strategies and Policies Manager
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Innovation Strategies and Policies Manager at TECNALIA Research & Innovation. She has a Business Management Diploma by I.E. Business School, a Diplôme d´Etudes Européennes by the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium and a B.Sc. in Economics and Business (International Economics and Development) by the University of Basque Country.

She participates in launching new initiatives in the field of Innovation Policies for the Joint Institute for Innovation Policies ( 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 and policy development as well as evaluation of public policies. She has both a theoretical and applied knowledge of European policies and 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.


22 June - Combined funding of large-scale RDI initiatives (LSI): bridging the gap

24 June - The EU-GREAT! Guidelines. Facilitating business and investment planning for establishing innovation hubs

Track & Session

Conditions for creating impact

22 June, 13:30-15:00 hr - Innovative financing for future industry

New Collaborations - Building European innovation ecosystems

24 June 10:00-12:00 hr - Open Pilot Facilities as a European Resource for Innovation and New Business