Jose Carlos CALDEIRA

Board member
INESC TEC - Portugal

Biography

José Carlos Caldeira is currently a member of the Board of INESC TEC as well as a member of the Board of PRODUTECH – Production Technologies Cluster. He is also a member of MANUFUTURE ETP High Level Group, Chairman of its Implementation Support Group and a member of the Board of EFFRA – European Factories of the Future Research Association.
He is national expert to the NMP+B Programme Committee of the HORIZON 2020 and an invited associated professor at Porto Faculty of Economics, on Innovation Policies.
Between October 2014 and January 2018, he was the President of ANI – Agência Nacional de Inovação, responsible for the coordination of the national RIS3 strategy and for the mapping of the national network of technological infrastructures.
Between 2014 and March 2018, he was national delegate to the NMP+B Programme Committee of the HORIZON 2020.
He is frequently invited as an expert or speaker to events and initiatives promoted both at European and national/regional levels, addressing topics such as: research and innovation strategies, policies and funding instruments (including synergies between European and national/regional levels); manufacturing and production technologies; innovation eco-systems and collaboration between academia and industry; knowledge valorisation and transfer.