Daniel Vasconcelos is the Head of INESC TEC’s Technology Licensing Office (TLO), boosting the societal impact of the R&D results generated at the institution. Leading a team of three tech managers, Daniel paves the way for the development and commercialization of deep tech solutions, bridging the gap between the Lab and the Market. Daniel manages a patent portfolio of 30 active patent families in ICT and medical technology fields and is also a consultant for the INESC TEC spin-off inSignals Neurotech for IP and regulatory affairs. Additionally, he is a European IP Helpdesk Ambassador for Portugal, a pro-bono first-line IP support service for SMEs and partners of European projects. Daniel is also a member of the renowned association of technology transfer professionals ASTP-Proton and invited speaker for IP and Business Strategy, including software and open-source licensing. Daniel is an invited professor at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto for medical technology development (Biodesign) and Management courses. He holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences, an MSc in Bioengineering, and an MSc in Innovation Economics and Management, all from U.Porto.