Highly experienced Senior Innovation and EU Grants consultant at PNO Innovation (Brussels) with a demonstrated history in building strategic and collaborative large projects in several fields, as well as innovation ecosystems and large networks in raw materials, chemical and environmental technologies. Passionate about technology and innovation with 20 years experience in research, development, competitive intelligence and project management. Worked at large industry such as Philips and NXP Semiconductors, with SMEs such as Photovoltech and PNO, at large research centers such as imec, and in Universities such as Universiteit Twente-NL, Vanderbilt University-USA, Université de Metz et Supélec- France. Nader has a Phd in micro and opto-electronics, more than 50 scientific publications, 13 patents, and has raised more than 60 million euros of funding for his clients in the past years. Currently Nader is involved in several EU projects as an exploitation manager, or a partner delivering innovation services such as market and business analysis. Nader is currently the Operations Manager of the PNO Innovation Office in Brussels.