Jean Charles Guibert
From: Session 3: Learning about 'What does success look like and how should it be measured' - contributions from International innovation and technology organisations, What does success look like for innovation and technology centres? International meeting, Savoy Place, London, UK on 22 October 2012
22 October 2012 Manufacturing channel
To share experience on the role of the new Catapult network in the UK's innovation system and to learn about evidence from similar institutions in other countries on 'what does good performance look like and how should this be measured?'
* The Technology Strategy Board (the UK's National Innovation Agency responsible for the establishment of the new network of UK Catapult technology and innovation centres)
* The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET - the UK's largest professional organisation for engineers and technicians)
* The Big Innovation Centre (a business backed initiative from The Work Foundation and Lancaster University to make the UK a global open innovation hub, to build a world-class innovation ecosystem, and re-balance and grow the UK economy)
* The Economic and Social Research Council (the UK Government agency for funding research on economic and social issues)
Jean-Charles Guibert is Director for the Technology Transfer and Commercialization activities of CEA, a leading technological research organisation in Europe (15.000 staff, 3.3 Billion Euro annual budget). This on-going responsibility covers strategic marketing, contracts, intellectual property and spin-off creation.
In addition, Jean-Charles Guibert was elected as Director of MINATEC in June 2008 by the steering committee. His first tasks will be to foster cross-exchanges between the different institutions within Minatec and to develop an international vision and recognition.
Jean-Charles Guibert is an expert for the European commission and national authorities for technology transfer activities and micro and nanotechnologies and at the international advisory board of NIMS in Japan.
He is also at the board of different companies and non-profit organisations (Minatec enterprises, CEA-Investment, EMERTEC, incubator GRAIN2, post-incubator PETALE).