Hugo Barros

Innovation Management
  • Food Engineer with a strong background and certifications in areas such as HACCP, Food Hygiene and Safety, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Quality.
  • With 8 years of experience in the retail industry, has been involved in store operations, team leadership, quality management, and food safety.


  • Serving as an Innovation Manager, contributing to the integration of innovative practices in the blue bioeconomy sector.
  • Applies expertise in implementing and evaluating systems, with a focus on ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Plays a role in the business development and knowledge transfer team, managing clients throughout the entire process.


  • Seeking funding to drive innovative initiatives.
  • Strategic commercial management for resource optimization.
  • Searching for patents and intellectual property protection to promote technological development in the blue bioeconomy.

Other Members

Maria Coelho

B2E CoLAB Coordinator

Ana Rita Ribeiro

Innovation and Project Manager

Marta Santos

Development and Knowledge Transfer Manager

Patrícia Gonçalves

Communication Manager

Nuno Carvalho

Financial Manager

Diana Bicho

Project Manager

Hugo Barros

Innovation Management

Joana Tomé

Innovation Management and Business Development

José Barbosa

Innovation Management

João Reis

IT Project Manager

Rute Moreira

Innovation Management

Tânia Almeida

Innovation Management

Taynara Franco

Innovation Management & LCA

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