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Dr Juan Mulet MELIA

Juan Mulet

General Manager


Fundación Cotec para la Innovación Tecnológica

Plaza del Marqués de Salamanca, 11 2° Izda




Tel: +34-91542 01 86

Fax: +34-91559 36 74


Born in Porreras (Spain) in 1945. He received the Dr. Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree in 1970, from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the MBA degree in 1977, from the Instituto de Empresa de Madrid.


From 1969 to 1988, he taught Electronics in the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación and Facultad de Informática, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, being his research interest Semiconductor Devices.


Since 1974, he held technology-related positions in the industry. He was R&D Manager of Amper S.A., Head of the R&D Department of Telefónica de España S.A., Associated General Manager of Telefónica I+D S.A., and General Manager and Member of the Board of Amper Programas S.A.


Currently, he is General Manager of COTEC, a Foundation created by more than 50 Spanish companies for promoting the technological innovation in the Spanish industry.


He has been on the Board of Directors of the following firms: Intelsa, Comet, AT&T Microelectronics in Spain and Amper Programas.


He was named to the Monitoring Panels of the Third Action (Innovation) of the EU's Fourth Framework Research Program in 1995 and 1996 and to the Fifth Framework Pogramme Monitoring Panel in 1999 and 2000 and was also a member of the European Commission’s Industrial Research & Development Advisory Committee (IRDAC).


During his academic career and his initial years in the business world, he wrote approximately 30 technical articles published in Spanish and international journals in the field of electronics, specifically related to semiconductor devices. Later his publications dealt with telecommunications and often with R+D and technological innovation management.

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