ignacio-calvo-thumbnail Ignacio Calvo

Technology & Innovation Director, ACCIONA INFRAESTRUCTURAS

Managing a team of 160 researchers divided into 5 research areas, with more than 80 active projects in materials, infrastructure, underground construction, railways, offshore structure, maritime works, roads, energy efficiency and BIM.

He is working in the definition, together with business units, strategy innovation plan, the multiannual technical objectives, research lines and budget, and supervision of achievement.; and the coordination of the preparation of research proposals to secure subsidies for research and innovation activities, contributing to the achievement of the objectives of the division.

He explores and identifies business opportunities and market niches for the exploitation of the results of the technological developments, and definition of new research projects, together with the business units of the company, including the financial project valuation.

His division also cooperates with other units in the company in the preparation and submission of international tenders; and with networking actions with partners and clients of interest for the company, and in coordination with the business unit establishing contacts with their innovation departments, to make a presentation of the innovation capability of the company as a differential factor with respect to our competitors.

He manages also the R&D Department of MOSTOSTAL Warszawa, Acciona Mexico, Acciona Chile, and Acciona Canada.

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