RDF description Naia Merino

Project Manager

Jun. 2017  -  Present

Telecommunications Engineer from ETSI (Escuela TĂ©cnica Superior de Ingenieros, UPV/EHU, Bilbao) (2004) and Master in Supply Chain Management by ICIL (2011). In 2004 she held a research grant on Ambient Intelligence at Ikerlan S. Coop. Until 2008 she continued as a research assistant engineer working on embedded software development in R&D projects related to home appliances.

Since then she has been working for more than 8 years managing R&D projects mainly in the ICT sector in different research centers and consultancy companies. Prior to starting in Deustotech she worked for two years at Innobasque (the Basque Innovation Agency) as Project Manager in the Internationalisation department developing projects to promote the internationalization of Basque entities’ R&D activities in a broad spectrum of areas such as Transport, ICT and Advanced Manufacturing (NMP).

As Project Manager in Deustotech Mobility she is responsible for guiding applied research projects from its inception to the successful completion including: fundraising, application for grants, coordination of resources, monitoring the execution of project tasks, follow up actions or managing relationships with partners.