Marina Dias

Business and Strategic Relations

Marina Dias is since November 2015 Business and Strategic Relations Officer at INL focusing on the creation of long term value through strategic relations with private and public organisations. She has broad experience in the design and implementation of RTD policies and programmes, having worked – inter alia- from 2008 to 2015 with STECF/JRC, the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries from the Joint Research Centre. She also served as Project Manager in the subject fields of innovation, Responsible Research and Innovation and multi-stakeholders governance with IPMA, the Portuguese Institute for Sea and Atmosphere. At INL she focus on business development, on the design driven innovation initiative and has responsibilities in several coordination and support actions aiming at establishing innovation hubs and translating the knowledge base of Key Enabling Technologies (KET) into market. She also provides advice to researchers on RTD and innovation funding schemes.

Marina holds an MSc in Science Economics and Innovation Management from the Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG) and has a background on life sciences.