Francisco (Portuguese) joined the EBN Projects Team in 2015. Francisco is a consultant at Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação (SPI) since 2011. He is a key team member in a range of European Commission projects under the 7th Framework Programme and the new Horizon 2020, specifically in the fields of ICT, entrepreneurship, internationalization, social innovation, among others. Francisco was recently based during 6 months in SPI’s Representative Office in Beijing, providing input and supporting activities for the development of SPI’s business and presence in the Chinese market. In China, he developed market internationalization projects for private companies, including in the areas of software solutions for healthcare services, food and beverages, IT transportation solutions and moulds manufacturing.
Francisco holds a Bachelors degree in Business Management from the Portuguese Catholic University in Porto, and a Masters degree in Services Engineering and Management from the Engineering Faculty of the University of Porto. Francisco developed his Thesis on Organizational Knowledge Management.