Marina Aguiar Jiménez is a chemical engineer, Master in industrial organisation and PMP. She has been working since 2009 in the management of European, national and regional R&D&I projects, mainly in the fields of bioenergy, environment and information technologies. Within the project portfolio, which he has coordinated as leader or partner, there are numerous European projects under FP6, FP7 and H2020, as well as national projects in MICINN, CDTI, Agencia Idea, among others. His role has focused on the ideation of projects, having the opportunity to participate in different research, development and innovation forums, as well as the preparation of comprehensive funding plans from research “TRLs” to the funding of large initiatives close to the market, the preparation of technical-economic reports, the search for partners, including the prior evaluation of proposals and finally their application to the competent body. Even in the subsequent evaluation stage, she has actively collaborated with the European Commission as an evaluator of projects for H2020, or as a speaker in different forums at European and national level of technical and / or funding, as well as participation in European platforms in initiatives such as the European Biofuels Technology Platform, BIOPLAT or even the JTI Bio-Based Industries.