Pedro Silva is the Technology Transfer Director at Instituto de Medicina Molecular. Raised 500+ million euros in research and innovation funding, managed 200+ patents, negotiated 50+ license agreements and supported the creation of 30+ startups.From 2010, after work experience in the US, increasing focus on life sciences tech transfer and start-up creation. He is currently member of the Board of two start-ups based on iMM IP. Pedro served as a consultant to start-ups, SMEs, large corporations, and other public and private organizations in strategy, business development, innovation management, intellectual property, licensing, and fundraising. Member and coordinator of projects with European, National and regional funding. Participated as evaluator and expert in different EU funding programs and European Commission missions, respectively. Pedro has a BSc in International Relations and Affairs and a Post-Graduation in European Studies.