Conference: «The Roles of a Research Scientist in the New Economy»

martes, 3 decembro, 2013 -
12:00 - 13:30
Salón de actos do CiTIUS
Francisco Javier Sardina (CiQUS (Centro de Investigación en Química Biolóxica e Materiais Moleculares) - Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)


An overview of the long-range trends of wealth and jobs creation and their relationship with innovation and research will be presented. Several possible roles that a research scientist can (and should) play in innovation-based industries will be discussed in the context of a case study centered on the Fashion Industry.

About Sardina

F. Javier is a Founding Partner, Member of the Board and Director of the Scientific Advisory Board of Mestrelab Research S.L, a spin-off company of the University of Santiago de Compostela, founded with the intent to deliver top quality software tools for the scientific research community and to continuously strive to push the state-of-the-art in Graphical User Interfaces, software integration and softwarescience.

He is also from  Senior Scientific Advisor to the CSR Department of Inditex S.A.. working on Product Health and Safety and environmental issues in the Fashion Industry.