Improving the return on R&D investments

The sixth edition of the Innovation Meet was held on June 29, 2017 at the Casa de América in Madrid. At the event, new initiatives to promote innovation and entrepreneurship were discussed, and experiences of business cooperation between LATAM and Europe were shared.

The Opening of Honor was held by the Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism of the Government of Chile, Luis Felipe Céspedes, as well as the directors of the companies organizing the event, Antoni Paz, Executive Director of KIM and Francisco Velasco, Executive Director of MRI.

The event also had a significant panel of speakers, composed of a large representation of large Spanish corporations (BBVA, Telefónica, Repsol, Indra, Gas Natural Fenosa, ADIF, Ferrovial Agroman, Grupo Norte), prestigious legal services and IP firms (Elzaburu, Clarke, Modet & Co), technological centers (Leitat, Tecnalia) and diplomatic corps of Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia.

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VI Innovation Meet Program

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About the Innovation Meets

The Innovation Meet is a cycle of annual or biannual meetings, established as a reference forum in Spain to discuss good practices in the management of innovation, improvement of public-private processes to foster innovative culture, and improvement of return of investment in R&D&I. They are organized by Knowledge Innovation Market (KIM), Madrid Research Institute (MRI) and Knowledge Investors (KI).

VI Innovation Meet Program


Luis Felipe CespedesOpening of honor:
Excm. Mr. Luis Felipe Céspedes
Minister of Economy of Chile
Francisco Velasco
Francisco Velasco

MRI International


Horizon 1: Public policies in innovation and entrepreneurship between LATAM & Europe:

Carles RamióModerador:
Carles Ramió
Universitat Pompeu Fabra
José Luis CabascangoJosé Luis Cabascango
Oficina Comercial del Ecuador en España
Pascual MartinezPascual Martínez Munárriz
PROCOLOMBIA España, Italia & Portugal
Bernardo Muñoz
Bernardo Muñoz
Embajada del Perú en España
José Sebastián LainoJosé Sebastián Laino
Embajada de Argentina en España


Horizon 2: Experiences of business cooperation in innovation and entrepreneurship

Joan ParraModerador:
Joan Parra
LEITAT Technological Center
Por confirmar
David Pascual
Francisco Javier Alonso
Francisco Javier Alonso

Gas Natural Fenosa
Juan Elízaga
Juan Elízaga

Antonio Cendrero
Antonio Cendrero

Grupo Norte


Horizon 3: Intellectual Property management, technology transfer and international networks

Susana Bayón
Susana Bayón

LES Spain & Portugal
Clara Pombo
Clara Pombo

Clarke, Modet & Cº
Maika Gorostidi
Maika Gorostidi


Knowledge Innovation Market - KIM