Cristina Gallardo is Project Manager for European and International R&D programs in Fundecyt Science and Technology Park of Extremadura (Spain).
Fundecyt-Pctex is a non profit organisation based in Extremadura (Spain) with the aim of contributing to the social and economic exploitation of science and technology in the region, supporting and promoting scientific and technological development and a better use of research and innovation outcomes.
Cristina has a Degree in Political Science and Public Administration. Her career has been in the Digital Field. She started with social projects on digital gender gap, promotion of open source software or testing new methodologies in the Public Sector.
From 2013, as Innovation and Enterpreneurship Manager in Extremadura AVANTE (the public company in charge of business competitiveness policy in the Regional Government of Extremadura), she led the implementation of regional R&D programs (Innovation, ICT and Technological Vouchers, R&D Financing Instruments, etc.) and coordinated the Startups program of the Regional Government.
Since January 2017, at Fundecyt-Pctex, Cristina has been working on the promotion of R&D from Extremadura in European networks and fostering the participation of research centers and companies in funding programs, with a special focus on H2020.
Web site: http://www.fundecyt-pctex.es