BD and Innovation Manager,
Tommaso Foglia, M.Sc. Eng., is a business development manager, innovation manager and evaluator of EU grants applications. He has 15+ years’ experience in building and managing international multidisciplinary and cross-sectorial consortia EU-funded (FP6, FP7, H2020).
He has 350+ training hours delivered regarding innovation management, technology transfer, project management, grants applications development, IP management and exploitation.
Acknowledged interdisciplinary thinking, team building and people management skills, he has gained managerial experience as Board member of INNOVA (2011-2015) and is currently advisor to start-ups and SMEs for business and innovation strategy development. Proven ability to build long-term relations and develop win-win business opportunities between industry and research organisations.
His role in DRIVE is to coordinate and supervise Innova’s activities and support the development of the Consortium’s exploitation strategy.