Position: Director R&D projects promotion area, Instituto Tecnológico de Informática
Cristobal Costa-Soria has 15 years of professional experience covering activities related to applied research and innovation consulting in industry, being involved in more than 26 collaborative research and industrial projects. He has been involved in Industry 4.0 projects like ZDMP, DIH4CPS, Spanish Activa Industria 4.0, and Valencia region Industry 4.0 Agenda.
Since 2014, he works at ITI contributing to technological watch, strategic foresight, and R&D business opportunities. Formerly, he was a UPV teaching assistant, Leicester Univ. visiting fellow, UPM collaborator, and projects manager & consultant at Global Metanoia. Cristobal holds an MSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Software Engineering & Formal Methods, and PhD in Software Engineering.
He will bring knowledge on key emerging digital technologies, expertise in digitising industry projects, and insights on the application of AI & Data-Driven technologies to the sectors involved.