Dr. David Gonzalez
Business Development and Strategy Manager
Head of the Department of Business Development and Strategy at DIONIAL Technology Centre. Previously, head of Manufacturing Department at PRODINTEC Technology Center. Main areas of expertise are Industrial Enginnering (Advanced Manufacturing (e.g. Additive Manufacturing), Advanced Materials and nanotechnology). Identification and development of new business opportunities and market niches for the company. Coordination of the engineering and business development team.
Robust experience in management of R&D projects at national and international level. Innovation expert for international institutions in Spain, Europe and LATAM countries (e.g. Chile & Panama). Expert in both FP7 and HORIZON 2020 programmes.
Export Manager. Main geographical are Europe, Asia and LATAM countries. Project manager of international collaborative projects and management of multicultural working teams. Professional experience of 4 years in Finland and United Kingdom
Co-owner of 2 patents in nanotechnology, manufacturing processes and advanced materials. Author of more tan 50 articles related to research and innovation in the abovementioned areas of knowledge.
- Member of the Management Board of the European Platform for Additive Manufacturing
- Member of the Management Board of NANOFUTURES a.s.b.l (private non-profit organization)
- Chairman of the "Networking Working Group" of the European Technology Platform for innovation in nanotechnology (NANOfutures)
- Adviser of the University of Bio-Bio (Concepción-Chile)
- Lecturer of the Master of Sustainable Chemistry (University of Oviedo)