Nader Akil

Nader Akil

Place of employment
The Netherlands
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Dr. Nader Akil has substantial industrial experience gained over the last 15 years working with large companies and SMEs (e.g. Philips, NXP Semiconductors, Photovoltech, PNO Consultants). A part of his responsibilities in the past was devoted to Research, business development, project management and to consultancy on research subjects for technical, business and intellectual property departments.

Since 2011, Dr. Akil is working with PNO Consultants as senior R&D&I consultant to support European organisations in implementing their innovation strategies and in project initiation and management. He has been also in the lead for the creation of innovation eco-systems around specific topics related to critical raw materials and sustainable chemistry.

Dr. Akil holds a Ph.D. from Metz University, France, 1998, and had several research positions in the past at Vanderbilt University, USA and Twente University, the Netherlands. He has 13 patents and more than 50 scientific papers. He’s currently involved in several support actions funded by the European Commission.


Track & Session

New Collaborations - Building European innovation ecosystems

23 June 13:30-15:30 hr - Flexible & Modular processing