|Ayming||Innovation Business Development Director||France|
Managing pre-competitive collaboration in Life Sciences: Testimonials on outcomes & limits of European consortia.
Kostas has graduated a master’s degree in Chemistry and as a PhD in Chemical Process Engineering. He began his career at the University of Technology of Compiegne (France) as a researcher in new processes development related to specific industrial issues. He has been involved as project manager (Gradient) in various technology transfer processes in bio-based and chemical industries and participated in R&D project assessments for the European Commission. Kostas has collaborated (GNOMI) with the STOA office of the European Parliament to realize technological option assessment studies. He started a consulting career in Innovation business in ACIES as a unit manager. He joined Ayming, an international consulting group, in 2007 where he held several positions including innovation financing expert or technical manager in innovation management and R&D project design. Kostas has now a strong experience in management and project design with more 300 projects held in various areas (bio-based industry, nanotechnologies, bio-medical, medical, green energies, circular economy) with different European consortia. Today, Kostas is Business Development Director in Innovation Funding.