Full name:Estaran, Xavier

Biography

Licensing manager, UPC BarcelonaTech.

Mr. Estaran holds an M.Sc in Industrial Engineering from the Universitat Polit├Ęcnica de Catalunya (UPC). In 2007 he joined the business creation area at the UPC to appraise early stage entrepreneurs. Since then, he has been involved in the creation of more than 100 new companies and has coordinated different programmes and studies (he is the author of several publications and business cases). Since 2013 he has been in charge of licensing activities, as part of the valorisation process at UPC. Mr. Estaran is also teaching a course on 'technological entrepreneurship' in various master degree programmes related to KIC InnoEnergy and he collaborates in different entrepreneurial programmes as a mentor.