Marta Catarino

Head of Knowledge Transfer and Innovation at B.ACIS School of Medicine @UMinho | Marta has a vast experience as a University Tech Transfer Officer, accelerating research results through business development, licensing of Intellectual Property and coaching academic spin-offs, and has been regularly invited as an expert by the World Intellectual Property Organization and major proof-of-concept funds in Europe. Marta has been a Board Member of the major European innovation management associations, including President of ASTP, the European Association for Knowledge Transfer Professionals. She is now Head of Knowledge Transfer and Innovation at B.ACIS, the Knowledge Transfer Office of the School of Medicine of University of Minho, focusing on maximising the impact of Life Sciences and Health research in Society.