Ana has over 20 years of experience in innovation & tech transfer. She began as a researcher in San Francisco with a Fulbright scholarship and moved to become a corporate entrepreneur.
She drives growth and innovation through technology, startups and ecosystems development.
Ana graduated in Microbiology by the Portuguese Catholic University and has an MBA from Porto Business School, where she is an Invited Professor.
Ana is also an Expert Evaluator in Horizon Europe for European Commission.