Postdoctoral researcher on project E4Value and associate professor at the Business School of PUCRS-Brazil. I am a consultant on technology transfer and innovation projects at Innovaspace. My main research interests are in academic entrepreneurship, innovation, technology transfer and university-industry relations topics. I have experience in business plan mentoring for start-ups, being coordinator of the MicroG Entrepreneur project (for academic entrepreneurs with projects in the aerospace sector), organizer of the Act in Space hackathon in Brazil, in partnership with the European Space Agency, and mentor for SEBRAE and Entrepreneurial Tournament-PUCRS events. I am also an advisor of MSc thesis at the business school of PUCRS.
PhD in Business at UFRGS-Brazil (2012) with focus in university-industry relations. MSc in Biomedical Engineering (2006) and BSc in Mechatronics Engineering (2003) at PUCRS-Brazil. I have worked as business developer for PUCRS (2013-2017), establishing research partnerships. I was also a visiting researcher at the Technology Transfer Program Office of the European Space Agency (2010) in Noordwijk, NL.